Launceston Travel Guide

Launceston Sports & Activities

There are plenty of opportunities to spot wildlife, fish, or birds in the lovely countryside surrounding Launceston and the Tamar Valley.


Tamar Island Wetlands. This bird sanctuary on the banks of the Tamar River just outside Launceston is the ideal place to see purple swamp...

River Cruises

Tamar River Cruises. This company conducts relaxing trips on the Tamar, past many wineries and into Cataract Gorge. The Tamar Odyssey catamaran...


Launceston Historic Walks. This professional outfit conducts a leisurely one-hour sightseeing stroll through the historic heart of the city...


Pepperbush Adventures. This husband-and-wife team runs tours out of Scottsdale, but the majority of tours depart from Launceston and cover...

Zip Lining

Hollybank Treetops Adventure. Just 15 minutes' drive northeast of Launceston, this popular attraction that's especially appealing to kids...


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