5 days in Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

5 days in Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

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— 4 nights


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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World) and George Town (Paterson Monument & Mt George Lookout). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, savor the flavors at Entally House, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and stroll around City Park.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston visit planner.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, Launceston is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Beauty Point, George Town, Woolmers Estate, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Wine Tours & Tastings
City Park ©
City Park
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve