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LauncestonAustralia

Launceston is calling! Discover its dining, museums, island views and more.

Experience the family-friendly city of Launceston—restaurants, shopping and sights from Brisbane Street Mall to Quadrant Mall.

Where to stay in Launceston

Boags Brewery

Launceston CBD

4/5Very Good!(18 area reviews)

Launceston CBD is known for its enchanting waterfalls, and you can make a stop by City Park and Princess Theatre while in the area.

Launceston CBD
Invermay, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Invermay

Travellers like the museums in Invermay, and University of Tasmania Stadium is a top attraction you might want to visit.

Invermay
Legana, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Legana

Wineries and shopping are just a few things travellers like about Legana. A stop by Velo Winery is also recommended if you've got time to explore the area.

Legana
Cataract Gorge

West Launceston

You'll enjoy the restaurants and parks in West Launceston. You might want to make time for a stop at Cataract Gorge or Cataract Gorge Reserve.

West Launceston
Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Trevallyn

Travellers like the historical sites in Trevallyn, and Trevallyn Nature Recreation Area is a top attraction you might want to visit.

Trevallyn

Top hotels in Launceston

Peppers Silo Hotel
Peppers Silo Hotel
4.5 out of 5
89-91 Lindsay Street, Invermay, TAS
The price is £111 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct

Located in Invermay, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of University of Tasmania - Inveresk, Launceston Tramway Museum, and 1842 Gallery. Queen Victoria ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (360 reviews)

"Excellent property. Great location for families with the riverside park right outside. Friendly staff, spotless large rooms, free parking and of course - the hotel pooch (Archie the black lab) who you can even book a time to take for a walk! Will stay again."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2020

Peppers Silo Hotel
Country Club Tasmania
Country Club Tasmania
3.5 out of 5
Country Club Avenue, Prospect Vale, TAS
The price is £75 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct

Located near the airport, this family-friendly resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Cataract Gorge, Queen Victoria Museum and Boags Brewery. Josef Chromy Wines is ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (980 reviews)

"Room was spacious and quiet with lovely views. Check in an out was quick with friendly staff. Easy access to the Casino"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2020

Country Club Tasmania
Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
4.5 out of 5
29 Cameron Street, Launceston, TAS
The price is £55 per night from 17 Nov to 18 Nov

Located in Launceston CBD, this luxury hotel is steps away from Design Centre of Tasmania, City Park Radio Museum and Princess Theatre. Albert Hall Convention ...

4/5Very Good! (976 reviews)

"Room and bed were spacious and comfortable. bathroom a tad dated. Been a while since I've seen a shower curtain - but it was functional"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020

Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Launceston

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3.5 out of 5
25 York St, Launceston, TAS
The price is £76 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov

Located in Launceston CBD, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Princess Theatre and Quadrant Mall. Design Centre of Tasmania and Launceston ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)

"Clean, new and funky. We want to move in! Gorgeous bathrooms. Great cooking facilities. Excellent heating."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2020

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Discovery Parks – Hadspen
Discovery Parks – Hadspen
3 out of 5
Cnr Main St & Meander Valley Hwy ( B54 ), Hadspen, TAS
The price is £50 per night from 22 Nov to 23 Nov

Located in Hadspen, this campsite is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Entally Estate and within 6 miles (10 km) of Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery and Country Club ...

3.9/5Very Good! (278 reviews)

"Adjoining shops, spacious park and very quiet. Due to the weather and COVID-19 restrictions it was difficult to get the most out of my stay but under different circumstances I could see it being a fun family place to stay"…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2020

Discovery Parks – Hadspen
Country Club Villas
Country Club Villas
3 out of 5
Casino Rise, Prospect Vale, TAS
The price is £64 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct

Set in Launceston, this family-friendly aparthotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Cataract Gorge, Queen Victoria Museum and Boags Brewery. Josef Chromy Wines is 8.7 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,471 reviews)

"Property is very spacious and well appointed. There are a few small details, that if actioned, would have resulted in a near perfect review. These are: *Dated shower heads did not stay in position which lead to frustration. Huge double shower space feels wasted and is almost a tease when confronted ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar 2020

Country Club Villas
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Launceston

City Park
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City Park

4/5(11 reviews)

Stroll around this charming Victorian-era park to see its pretty flower displays, giant chess set, heritage monuments and monkey enclosure.

Brisbane Street Mall
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Brisbane Street Mall

4/5(5 reviews)

Launceston’s best shopping is in easy reach at this busy community hub, where intriguing laneways and historic arcades branch off from a central sheltered mall.

Cataract Gorge
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Cataract Gorge

5/5(18 reviews)

Swim in a tranquil basin fed by tumbling mountain-spring waters, fly over the water on a chairlift and stroll around the gardens fringed with stunning native forest.

Penny Royal Adventures
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Penny Royal Adventures

4/5(1 review)

Bring your family to Penny Royal Adventures and have a fun-filled day at this theme park in Launceston. Discover the beautiful waterfalls and shops in this walkable area.

Boags Brewery
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Boags Brewery

5/5(1 review)

See the inner workings of a historic Tasmanian brewery on a tour of the home of James Boag’s beer, complete with tastings and a visit to a traditional-style pub.

Queen Victoria Museum
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Queen Victoria Museum

4/5(1 review)

Wander through a preserved railway workshop, play with hands-on science exhibits and travel through the cosmos at this modern museum.

Top things to do in Launceston

Bay of Fires Day Tour
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Bay of Fires Day Tour

£83
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Pedal-Powered Canoe Tour on Tamar River
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Pedal-Powered Canoe Tour on Tamar River

£25
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Cradle Mountain Day Tour
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Cradle Mountain Day Tour

£83
Per adult
2-Day East Coast Adventure
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2-Day East Coast Adventure

£172
Per adult
Discovery Wine Tour with Tastings, Lunch, Wine and Cheese!
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Discovery Wine Tour with Tastings, Lunch, Wine and Cheese!

£83
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
1-Hour Launceston Hot Air Balloon Flight
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1-Hour Launceston Hot Air Balloon Flight

£210
Per adult

Reviews of Launceston

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3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

8 Dec 2019

Good as a base for exploring the north, otherwise town not particularly memorable.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

26 Apr 2019

Very quite but good restaurant and shops.

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