3 days in Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

3 days in Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston — 2 nights

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), Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World) and Mt George Lookout (in George Town). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and stroll around City Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Launceston online travel route 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 slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in January; daily highs in Launceston reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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