CENTRED IN NORTHERN TASMANIA, LAUNCESTON IS IN THE PERFECT POSITION TO EXPLORE WHAT TASMANIA HAS TO OFFER.
Whether you visit the iconic Cataract Gorge, travel to the picturesque vineyards or immerse yourself in Launceston’s parks, you will not be disappointed with what it has to offer.
Just a short stroll from the city is Cataract Gorge, where you will discover native bushland, peacocks and wallabies, rapids and gardens. You can also ride across the Basin on the world’s longest single-span chairlift.
City Park is a beautiful park in the heart of Launceston, featuring trees, shrubs and flowers, a Japanese Macaque monkey enclosure, a conservatory, duck pond, giant chess board, barbeque area and a children’s playground.
Take a self-guided tour of the vineyards in the Tamar Valley. The Tamar Valley Wine Route takes in over 30 vineyards, with many cellar doors open to sample the wines from the vineyards along the way.