Tips|Spirit Of Tasmania Ferry

 

Spirit of tasmania ferry travel tips

Thinking of visiting Tasmania? Do you want to take your vehicle with you? 

In 2015 we spent a few weeks travelling Tasmania. We absolutely loved it there and recommend it to anyone especially if you can take your own vehicle to take your time to explore at your own pace. We have put together a few tips to get you started for the first and most important part – getting there!

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Carrying Extra Fuel

We’ve finally got our fuel jerrycans fitted. With the car being away at the mechanics and waiting on the jerrycan mounts to arrive it put us behind a little.

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Go a little bonkers!

​Never let life get boring! Go a little bonkers, get out of your comfort zone, quit that job, move out of that house, spend some time on the great open road!

Making big life changes is scary. But you know what is scarier? Regret! ?⛺??♡

Running Water

​We have running water again! Since getting the car back from the mechanics we have been working like mad to finish all the jobs before we leave. Jobs that can be done on the road will just have to wait though. We can’t wait to get the wheels rolling!

We chose to keep things simple with a hand operated water pump.

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Map & 240V Power Outlet

​Behind Tegan’s seat is the fridge cabinet, we decided to make use of the flat surface with a map of Australia just in case we get lost 🙂

Below the map we have a 240V powerboard to plug in our devices on the road while connected to the inverter or plug it into mains power when it is available.

Should We Take Bikes?

As our departure date approaches we are still debating whether to take push bikes on our trip. We have a bike rack that can support two bikes. Once our camp is setup with the rooftop tent etc it can be quite time consuming to pack up and

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Going nowhere until the car is fixed 

So replacing the fuel pump turned out not to be the issue with the Defender cutting out when under load. Tomorrow we’re back on a tow truck and off to a Land Rover specialist. Unfortunately the cause is still unknown and I simply don’t have the test tools or know enough about this engine to narrow it down any further. 

Fingers crossed it doesn’t end up too expensive to repair. We sure could have done without this especially with only a few weeks before our departure date. 

MT