Launceston

  • Launceston is Tasmania’s second largest city and sits at the junction of the North and South Esk Rivers. From here, the broad Tamar River valley opens north to Bass Strait 58 kilometres (36 miles) away. Elegant historic streetscapes and century old parks and gardens sit beside revitalised areas such as Launceston Seaport with its restaurants and cafes. A boardwalk links the Seaport to Inveresk, where you can visit one of Australia’s best regional galleries, the Queen Victoria Museum at Inveresk. With a population of 68,000 the city has a strong sense of identity. The boardwalk also takes you to Home

  • Harvest Launceston Farmers' Market'
    Harvest Launceston Farmers' Market'

    Every Saturday morning in the heart of the Tamar Valley, Harvest Launceston Community Farmers' Market

  • Festivale
    Festivale

    Held annually on the second weekend in February, Festivale celebrates Tasmanian food and wine al

  • Targa Tasmania
    Targa Tasmania

    It’s the thrill of exotic fast cars competing under the toughest conditions. Over six days

  • Waverley Australia
    Waverley Australia

    Waverley Australia is a woollen mill located just outside of Launceston, northern Tasmania. This woollen

  • Cataract Gorge Reserve
    Cataract Gorge Reserve

    Cataract Gorge Reserve on the South Esk River is a unique natural formation just a

  • Franklin House
    Franklin House

    Franklin House is convict built and located in northern Tasmania at Franklin Village, Launceston. Built

  • The Mill Providore and Gallery
    The Mill Providore and Gallery

    The Mill Providore and Gallery showcases Tasmania's fine foods, art works and handcrafted gifts, it

  • Franklin House
    Franklin House

    Franklin House is convict built and located in northern Tasmania at Franklin Village, Launceston. Built

  • Launceston Tramway Museum
    Launceston Tramway Museum

    Launceston Tramway Museum is about a local Tasmanian community and the trams they used. The

  • Tin Shed Pottery
    Tin Shed Pottery

    Tin Shed Pottery is a shared artistic workplace situated in Launceston, Northern Tasmania. The Shed

  • Tasmania Zoo
    Tasmania Zoo

    Tasmania Zoo is the state's only fully-accredited Zoo, near Launceston in Tasmania's north. Set amongst

  • Silverdome
    Silverdome

    Launceston's Silverdome is an indoor complex catering for entertainment, indoor sports cycling, exhibitions and conventions.

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