5 Days

Launceston and North

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Pipers Brook Vineyard / Credit: Jarrad Seng

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  • LauncestonDistance and drive time: 7 km - 20 min
  • Visit Launceston City Park and stroll through the gardens
  • See fine Tasmanian design at Design Tasmania
  • Take the world’s longest single-span chairlift over Cataract Gorge
  • Join Tamar River Cruises and experience the beauty of the region from the water
  • Overnight Launceston
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Josef Chromy Tasmania / Credit: Andrew Wilson

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  • Launceston and West TamarDistance and drive time: 60 km - 1 hr
  • Visit the Tamar Island Wetlands Centre and Reserve and take a short walk from the interpretation centre
  • Take a drive through the Tamar Valley past vineyards, orchards, dairies, salmon farms, truffle woods and olive groves. Stop into any one of the tasting centres or cellar doors and have a chat with the locals
  • See the picturesque Tamar Valley from the top of Brady’s Lookout State Reserve
  • If there’s still time, visit Seahorse World and see platypuses and echidnas nearby at Platypus House, Beauty Point
  • Overnight Tamar Valley
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41 Degrees South Salmon and Ginseng Farm / Credit: Tourism Tasmania and Adam Gibson

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  • West Tamar to East TamarDistance and drive time: 166 km - 2 hr 25 min
  • Head east over the Tamar River and towards the beach town of Bridport
  • Play a round of golf at Barnbougle Dunes – an award winning links course
  • Try award winning Jansz Sparkling at Pipers River
  • Visit Hollybank Treetops Adventure and experience a zipline or Segway tour
  • Overnight Launceston
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Penny farthing bicycle / Credit: Tourism Tasmania & Michael Walters Photography

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Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm Cafe / Credit: Danielle Prowse

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