Just a quick direct flight from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane, Launceston is your gateway to northern Tasmania.
Our boutique riverside city is located at the head of the picturesque Tamar Valley and boasts magnificent natural attractions including the spectacular Cataract Gorge Reserve and beautiful parks and gardens. Immerse yourself in the city's rich cultural heritage and enjoy a thriving food and wine scene set amongst the backdrop of vibrant Georgian streetscapes.
Everything you need to have an amazing Tasmanian experience is on Launceston’s doorstep: Australia's coolest and most awarded wine trail, gourmet local food and produce, history and wilderness – start your journey in Launceston.Explore more
Ask any local, and they’ll be more than happy to give you a list of Launceston and the Tamar Valley’s most iconic, special experiences. Here are just a few...
The seasons play a defining role in life in Launceston and the Tamar Valley, and there are always plenty of events to draw you out amongst it, whatever the temperature!
The City of Launceston Visitor Information Centre is one of Tasmania's gateway Visitor Centres. The newly refurbished Visitor Information Centre, located in Launceston’s iconic GPO building in the heart of the city, is equipped with a variety of contemporary visitor information tools.
Our friendly and professional team of travel consultants have an in-depth knowledge of the huge range of experiences Tasmania has to offer and will assist you with all your travel needs. From professional travel advisers to a wide range of tourism experiences – we'll be happy to help!More information