Visiting Launceston isn’t usually on most traveller’s lists. Typically, visitors to Tasmania will pass through Launceston as a gateway to the rest of Australia’s island state. But those travellers are missing out – missing out on things like vising Ritchie’s Mill.
Category: Things to Do
March 12, 2014
The Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens spreads over 35 acres of the Queen’s Domain in Hobart, the capital of Australia’s island state. The gardens hold many thriving indigenous plants, including several that are over a hundred years old. There is a focus within the gardens on the historic trees, conservation collections of rare Tasmanian plants, and exhibits that allow visitors to experience the environment of the Macquarie Island wilderness – an otherwise inaccessible experience.
January 6, 2014
Lake St Clair is the lesser-known part of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in Tasmania. At 200m deep, it’s Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, and with an area of over 45km square set amongst the mountains of the national park, it’s also one of the prettiest.
November 11, 2013
Tasmania is Australia’s outdoor playground. The tiny state is covered by wilderness filled with opportunity for adventure
October 29, 2013
Hiking in Cradle Mountain National Park is a fantastic way to get among the great outdoors and experience the intense beauty of Australia’s island state.
September 16, 2013
Free things to do in the places you visit can really help to keep costs down, so to help you out, we’ve listed some of the free things to do in Launceston.
August 19, 2013
Nestled on the east coast of Tasmania in the gorgeous Freycinet National Park, Wineglass Bay is a must see for any visitors to Tasmania.
August 5, 2013
Sitting only a short way from Devonport, Tasmania’s gateway city, Launceston is a popular stop on Tasmania’s tourist trail. Launceston also has the added benefit of being ideally located for a number of day trips, including the natural wonderlands of Cradle Mountain and Freycinet National Parks.
July 22, 2013
The gateway to Tasmania’s gorgeous World Heritage Area and the peaceful Gordon River, the fishing town of Strahan is a must-see when visiting Tasmania.
July 8, 2013
As Tasmania’s third largest city and the home to the Spirit of Tasmania ferry it’s no surprise that Devonport is one of the state’s most visited destinations.