Things to do in Launceston

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    Cataract Gorge Reserve

    Cataract Gorge Reserve

    Ranked #1 overall in Launceston things to do
    9.36 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    Cataract Gorge was super easy to get to and a beautiful place to visit. We went for a nice relatively short walk but there are options for longer hikes. Watch ...

  • 2
    Harvest Launceston Community Farmers' Market

    Harvest Launceston Community Farmers' Market

    Ranked #2 overall in Launceston things to do
    10.03 reviews
    Shopping, Farmers Market
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesBackpackers

    There’s only one place to be on a Saturday morning in Launceston and that’s the Harvest Market. Filled to the brim with local produce and cheerful stallholders, it’s a great ...

  • 3
    James Boag’s Brewery

    James Boag’s Brewery

    Ranked #3 overall in Launceston things to do
    7.54 reviews
    Brewery
    Popular withFoodiesHistoryBackpackers

    We find many brwery tours to be a bit 'same same' but in James Boag's tour the really interesting bit is the history lesson at the commencement of the tour. ...

  • 4
    Ben Lomond Tasmania

    Ben Lomond Tasmania

    Ranked #4 overall in Launceston things to do
    10.02 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout, Mountain
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    If it's winter, Ben Lomond is one of the few, and best places in Tasmania to enjoy the snow. In the summer you can enjoy a bushwalk circuit around its ...

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    Cateract Gorge

    Cateract Gorge

    Ranked #5 overall in Launceston things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature
    Popular withBackpackersOutdoorsy

    Cateract Gorge is an easy hike with a beautiful suspension bridge and places to play in the water too!

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    City Park

    City Park

    Ranked #6 overall in Launceston things to do
    7.02 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withBackpackersFamiliesStudents

    Launceston's City Park is a tale of two halves. On one hand it is one of the best venues we've ever come across for holding food festivals such as Festivale, ...

  • 7
    Red Brick Road Cider House & Bar

    Red Brick Road Cider House & Bar

    Ranked #7 overall in Launceston things to do
    10.01 review
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Bar
    Popular withNightlife

    This cosy cider house is one of the smaller bars around town but what it lacks in size, it more than makes up for in atmosphere. With its quirky recycled ...

  • 8
    Launceston Eskmarket

    Launceston Eskmarket

    Ranked #8 overall in Launceston things to do
    8.01 review
    Shopping, Market
    Popular withArtsy

    Set in the Launceston Showgrounds and Albert Hall, this charming weekly Sunday market is worth a visit if you have the time. Along with delicious regional food, there’s also plenty ...

  • 9
    Tamar Valley Wine Region

    Tamar Valley Wine Region

    Ranked #10 overall in Launceston things to do
    10.01 review
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Winery, Guided Tour
    Popular withFoodiesFamilies

    So often we hear that visitors to Tasmania fly into Hobart and never leave the vineyards of the south. Launceston, in Tasmania's north, is the gateway to the Tamar Valley, ...

  • 10
    Tamar Island Wetlands

    Tamar Island Wetlands

    Ranked #11 overall in Launceston things to do
    10.01 review
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers

    If you love a good walk then you’re going to love the wetlands. About a 10- to 15-minute drive out of Launceston, this gorgeous reserve is filled with quirky wildlife ...

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