Launceston and the North Attractions

A large plateau of rocky cliffland that dominates the state's north east, Ben Lomond National Park is Tasmania's predominant skiing destination by winter, and scenically breathtaking hiking destinatio...
Australia's largest regional museum, the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery embraces all aspects of social, scientific & creative life from its two key sites at Inveresk & Royal Park. Housing Tasmani...
One of four female factories established in Tasmania, Ross Female Factory was the incarceration house for female convicts from 1847 to 1854. A protected historic site, the buildings of Ross Female Fac...
A 15 minute walk from the city centre, Cataract Gorge is one of Launceston's premier tourist destinations. Take a trip on the world's longest single span chairlift before taking to one of the walking ...
Presiding over Launceston’s City Park in Tasmania for three days of foodie fun is Festivale, an annual event held on the second weekend of February (occasionally spanning across Valentine ’s Day for t...
Welcome to one of the best guided Tasmanian wine tour in the sensational Launceston Tamar Valley. Your informed wine tour guide and business owner/operator is Marcia Fawdry. Indulge your senses with g...
A bushland reservation where visitors can see fallow deer, kangaroos, wallabies and black swans. Barbecues and a kiosk are on site.
An early settler's home with great charm, built in 1820. The house is furnished with valuable antiques and is situated among beautiful parks and gardens. A collection of horse-drawn vehicles surround ...
built in 1837, was windpowered. It is a State monument and open to the public
A wildlife sanctuary which also offers good facilities for water sports in the summer months (a boat ramp is available for power boats).
Australia's oldest woollen mills. Visitors welcome.
Carefully restored. Licensed in 1840. The adjoining stables date from 1828.
History of Tasmanian wool production from settlement to today.
Held on the second Saturday in February, attracts rough riders from all over Australia. Competitions are also held for champion shearers and axemen.
Bridestowe Estate is a working Lavender Farm that was established over 90 years ago and now has an exciting new fine food product range that is quite unique. Located in North East Tasmania, Bridestowe...
Built in 1889 on the site of a still older light.
Commemorates the site of Lt-Col Paterson's landing in 1804 - making George Town the third oldest settlement by Europeans in Australia, after Sydney and its environs (1778) and Hobart (1803).
(1827), in Cimitiere St, once the Port Officer's residence, serves refreshments and locally made handcrafts.
Offer excellent fishing, picnicking and nature trails.