Launceston

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Launceston - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • Bird-Watching

    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...

  • Walking

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

  • Wildlife-Watching

    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...