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City Park, Launceston

Categories: Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 1,000+ 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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  • Nice plants and flowers and close to city centre. Children seemed to like the Japanese monkeys. Display in centre of park. About 1 hour to view. 
  • The gatekeepers cottage and the main gates were very elegant , worth seeing . But the monkeys we watched and laughed for hours . But time your visit to them as they closed at 4pm 
  • The relationship between macaques and the city of Launceston seems to be a little tenuous, but the enclosure is nicely done, the monkeys seem to be happy, well-fed and healthy and since it is entirely...  read more »
  • 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 grand, peaceful old park that is even more delightful with some monkeys added in. A stop to the monkey enclosure is essential
  • 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
  • Great park located more or less centrally in Launceston. Beautiful gardens and it's always fun to see the monkeys. Biggest let down is the playground IMO. Just doesn't cut it really compared to other more modern playgrounds.
  • Beautifully flowers and trees. There is a tropical plant house in the middle of the park. Some Japanese monkeys and ducks in the park.
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