3 days in Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

3 days in Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston

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The Heart of Tasmania

Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Mt George Lookout (in George Town) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip planner.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in January; daily highs in Launceston reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

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