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City Park, Launceston

(4.7/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
City Park is a heritage park containing the city's botanic gardens, radio museum, gallery of wood design and furniture, and an enclosed colony of macaque monkeys. The park's monorail operates on most days and is a popular tourist attraction, taking visitors around the area's most notable landmarks. The most prominent buildings at this location are Albert Hall, which was built in 1891; a convention center; and the studios of City Park Radio. The studios are located inside a cottage that once served as the park caretakers' home, and still boast one of the oldest wisteria wines in Australia, planted in 1837. See City Park and all Launceston has to offer by arranging your trip with our Launceston vacation route planner.
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  • Very well maintained park in Launceston. Great monkeys and beautiful conservatory. I felt quite peaceful sitting there having lunch.  more »
  • We were delighted to check out the Macaque enclosure at City Park Lots of little babies frolicked in the sunshine. So cute and entertaining. We also enjoyed the lovely gardens and Conservatory there. ...  more »
  • Monkeys in a park seems very random, until you read a bit of the history of the park, then it makes more sense. Very pretty park, no cost to bet in, great for a picnic and just round the corner from B...  more »
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  • It's well looked after it has open spaces for kids to run around in also a play area for the younger kids has a pond with ducks & gold fish it has an amenities block also the biggest draw card are the monkeys in their own purpose built enclosure & information cards telling you about them & the history of them. It's close by the cbd also the car & bike museum. All in walking distance of each other
  • Really beautiful and peaceful park that my family and i really enjoyed. It is very well kept and the massive old trees give it such a great feel. Our son enjoyed the playground and we loved how the whole garden is fenced so we didn't have to worry about kids wondering off onto the road. We loved it
  • A Beautiful park with a huge trees and different species of plants. A perfect place for picnic and other activities. A well maintained green space within the town.
  • Good park. There is a garden inside a building. Also there's a mini zoo with Japanese monkey in it. You can get in for free
  • A grand, peaceful old park that is even more delightful with some monkeys added in. A stop to the monkey enclosure is essential