Description

Launceston is a riverside city in northern Tasmania, Australia. It's famed for the Cataract Gorge, with panoramic views, walking trails, sculpted gardens and a chairlift. The Queen Victoria Museum, in a 19th-century railway workshop, has exhibitions on Tasmanian history. Its sister Art Gallery lies across the river, by sprawling Royal Park. The vineyards of the Tamar Valley stretch northwest along the Tamar River.

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Around Launceston TAS 7250


Our Picks on what to Do in Launceston TAS

Peter Underwood Peace Garden

City Park

Prince's Square

Our Picks on where to Stay in Launceston TAS

Mercure Launceston TAS

Commodore Regent Hotel

Parklane Motel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Launceston TAS

Mekong Restaurant

Brisbane Street Bistro

Novaro's Restaurant

Shopping in Launceston TAS

Community Services  


City of Launceston Visitor Information Centre TAS
68-72 Cameron Street,
LAUNCESTON TAS 7250

Launceston City Council TAS
18-28 St John Street,
LAUNCESTON TAS 7250

Launceston Police Station TAS
Cimitere Street,
LAUNCESTON TAS 7250

Launceston General Hospital (LGH) TAS
274-280 Charles Street,
LAUNCESTON TAS 7250

Launceston Library TAS
71 Civic Square,
LAUNCESTON TAS 7250

Huso Pool Cleaning Services TAS
14 Laura Street,
WEST LAUNCESTON TAS 7250

Location Information 

  • Population: 87328
  • State electorate(s): City of Launceston
  • Federal Division(s): Bass, Lyons
  • Established (yr): 1806
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Beaconsfield TAS 7270 (43.5 km, 42 mins)
Evandale TAS 7212 (20.5 km, 22 mins)
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