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Northern Tasmania

Discover the beauty of Northern Tasmania with its historic streetscapes, lush farmland, and cool-climate wines. Sample the region’s fresh produce and meet local designers to get a true taste of this unique part of Australia. Book your tour now and experience the wonders of Northern Tasmania!

Northern Tasmania, Australia

Tasmania’s north is a feast of historic streetscapes and heritage estates, rich farmland, premier cool-climate wines, fresh produce, and local designers and craft makers. Northern Tasmania is truly a sight to see!

Planning Your Visit

Launceston and its surrounding region are easily accessible from Hobart and other major cities in Tasmania. Whether you’re seeking a day of adventure in Cataract Gorge or a leisurely exploration of the Tamar Valley’s vineyards and estates, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this picturesque corner of Tasmania.

From historic landmarks to natural wonders, Launceston and Northern Tasmania offer a diverse array of experiences that capture the essence of this unique region. So pack your bags, hit the road, and embark on an unforgettable journey through Tasmania’s riverside gem.

Launceston, Tasmania

Launceston is the second largest city in the state of Tasmania. Nestled on the banks of the picturesque Tamar River, Launceston stands as the vibrant gateway to Tasmania’s northern wonders. From historic streetscapes to lush farmland, premier wineries to artisanal craft makers, Launceston and its surrounding region offer a rich tapestry of experiences waiting to be explored.

Cataract Gorge Reserve

Just minutes from central Launceston lies the breathtaking Cataract Gorge Reserve, a natural wonderland where adventure meets serenity.

  • Exploring the Gorge: Traverse the reserve’s network of walking tracks, meandering alongside the tranquil South Esk River. Encounter native wildlife, including the resident peacocks, as you soak in the pristine beauty of the surroundings.
  • Chairlift Experience: Take a ride on the world’s longest single-span chairlift, offering panoramic views of the gorge below. Marvel at the rugged cliffs and cascading waters as you glide across the expansive landscape.
  • First Basin: Discover the idyllic First Basin, home to a refreshing swimming pool and lush bushland perfect for picnics and barbecues. Relax on the rolling lawns or explore the shaded trails of the Cliff Grounds, adorned with Victorian-era gardens and exotic plants.
  • Historic Duck Reach Power Station: Venture further upstream to explore the historic Duck Reach Power Station, now an interpretation center offering insights into Tasmania’s industrial heritage.

Beyond Launceston: Rural Charm and Historic Estates

Venture beyond Launceston’s city limits to uncover the region’s rich tapestry of rural charm and historic estates.

  • Tamar Valley: Explore the scenic Tamar Valley, where verdant vineyards, strawberry farms, and orchards dot the landscape. Sample premier cool-climate wines and indulge in fresh local produce along the valley’s meandering country lanes.
  • Longford and World Heritage Estates: Immerse yourself in the timeless elegance of Longford, home to the grand World Heritage-listed estates of Woolmers and Brickendon. Step back in time as you wander through 19th-century English villages, now transformed into luxury retreats blending old-world charm with modern comforts.
  • Wildlife Encounters: For wildlife enthusiasts, nearby Narawntapu National Park offers abundant opportunities to spot Australia’s unique fauna in their natural habitat. Explore the rugged beauty of Mt William National Park in the northeast, with its sparkling granite boulders, sandy beaches, and crystal-clear seas teeming with marine life
Historic Buildings
King Bridge in Launceston

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