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The Tamar Valley , Launceston
Delve into the growing Australian wine industry and more in The Tamar Valley. Tour some of the 20-odd vineyards of the region--most of which
Tours from $65
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Cataract Gorge Reserve , Launceston
In a region characterized by natural beauty, Cataract Gorge Reserve sits as one of Tasmania's most magnificent features. The South Esk River
Tours from $210
City Park , Launceston
City Park is a heritage park containing the city's botanic gardens, radio museum, gallery of wood design and furniture, and an enclosed colon
Duration: 6 hours
Our Tamar Valley Discovery tour includes wine tastings at 3 to 4 cellar doors, a generous menu lunch with wine at a restaurant or a fresh produce platter at a vineyard cellar door. We also have a gin distillery tasting option. Our wine tours are fully inclusive and have repeatedly been awarded excellent reviews on TripAdvisor. We increase wine tasting pleasure by telling the backstory of the region, it’s vineyards and winemakers. Our group size is usually 8 guests or less with solo travellers and groups welcome. No minimum number of guests for our tour to start. All guests must be at least 18 years of age.
Book on Viator from $110
Art Museum
One of the largest museums not located in a capital city, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery features wonderful collections of colonial art
Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings , Launceston
We suggest booking in advance.Select from 12 top choices.
Tours from $96


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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. An important shipping and trade hub since the late 19th century, the city also possesses some fine examples of late colonial architecture, while the more modern "Brutalist" style is relatively rare. Take a look at our Australia trip builder to refine the details of your trip to Launceston.

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Where to stay in Launceston

Many visitors to Launceston choose to settle into one of the area's spacious rental apartments, which offer large rooms and plenty of privacy. Equally comfortable, the city's centrally located four-star hotels include onsite restaurants and air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs and satellite channels. A less expensive alternative, Launceston's inns provide a convenient base for backpackers and causal travelers arriving without prior reservations. If you want something atmospheric and historical, look for guesthouses located in well-preserved Georgian and Victorian buildings. 
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