Things To Do in Launceston

Launceston is the second largest city in Tasmania and is located in the north of the 'Apple Isle'. It is situated on the banks of the beautiful Tamar River, which is the largest navigable tidal river in Australia. All along the Tamar valley there are numerous small towns and natural attractions, which ensures that there are many things to do in Launceston for all types of travellers, including families and couples. The historic city of Launceston has a relaxed, country feel to it, amazing views of the valley and provides a great base from which to explore all of the sights of northern Tasmania.

Below is a list of the most popular things to do in Launceston:

Take a walk Around Cataract Gorge        

Just a short 2 minute drive from the Launceston city is the picturesque Cataract Gorge with is children's play area, outdoor swimming pool, picnic tables and expansive grassed areas. There is also native ..... Read More Details

Explore the Grindelwald Swiss Village        

Just a short 10 minute drive north of Launceston on the western side of the Tamar River is the world famous Grindelwald Swiss Shopping Village. It is set on over 150 acres of landscaped gardens and features ..... Read More Details

Spend an Afternoon in City Park        

In the centre of launceston is the beautiful City Park, which is a great place to have a picnic or spend a relaxing afternoon. The park not only features an array of botanical delights but also has an ..... Read More Details

Take a Tour of the Boags Brewery        

The city of Launceston is well known for being the home of arguably Australia's best beer, Boags. So those people who like the amber ale will enjoy taking an educational tour of the Boags Brewery. The ..... Read More Details

Take a Cruise on the Tamar River        

A scenic way to get around and see all of the natural wonders of the Tamar Valley is to take a relaxing cruise along the Tamar River. On the cruise you will not only head into the beautiful Cataract Gorge ..... Read More Details

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