THINGS TO SEE, DO AND EXPERIENCE DURING YOUR
Tasmania's second earliest established city in 1806, and Australia's third oldest city, Launceston is rich in its historical architecture, food and arts culture, and the university community. Launceston is also home to one of Tasmania, if not Australia's, most unique geographic landmarks - the Cataract Gorge next to the heart of the cities CBD.
The city is also home to some incredible heritage, found at the various museums and art galleries, in its architecture, the first-ever hydropower station in the Southern Hemisphere, Duck Reach, and more!
KINGS BRIDGE. Launceston
TAMAR ISLAND WETLANDS. Launceston
Easily missed, the Tamar Island Wetlands is an excellent opportunity to explore the edge of the Tamar River's wetlands. Full of native Tasmanian birdlife, it is also home to some of Tasmania's fauna and flora.
CATARACT GORGE. Launceston
LAUNCESTON CITY. Northern Tasmania
If you are an architecture lover, Launceston is your town. Rich in colonial history through to today's modernist architecture, Launceston has a bubbling arts and food culture that will have you booking another night.