With days where you can explore the Tamar Valley, wander along interesting and vibrant city streets, discover history, culture, nostalgic attractions, nature and wildlife that is all rolled into one location, a holiday within Launceston will be exciting for everyone. The second largest city in Tasmania, Launceston is a popular holiday destination for anyone wishing to experience a fun filled winter escape where snow skiing, boarding and cross country skiing is all at your doorstep or a summer break where you can escape the sweltering heat and blistering days in a cool climate city that boast numerous things to see and do.
Holidays in Launceston begin with the laid back vibe of the town where beautiful botanical gardens, interesting laneways and streets, historic attractions, dining and excellent shopping are all waiting for you. Discover the nearby wineries and vineyards that boast numerous cellar doors for you to browse through, trek through Tamar Valley to experience its natural beauty, waterfalls and scenic views or perhaps a tour through the underground Gold Mine at Beaconsfield interests you. With many cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs to enjoy a relaxing drink and great meal at, dining for all occasions is never a problem and you will have markets, shopping centres and boutique all within walking distance.
No holiday is complete with some sort of accommodation and with the range of holiday accommodation in Launceston you can be sure that you will find just what you are searching for. Scattered all over the city are many different styles of holiday accommodation for you to book into for however you long you wish to stay for and with extended holiday packages, weekend escape specials, tailor made packages, school holiday rates and more, your accommodation doesn’t need to cost the earth to receive the very best. From your preferred apartment accommodation in Launceston, why not explore the Tamar River, take a cruise or join one of the many tours that depart daily that will take you to places that you probably didn’t even know existed. Launceston is brimming with old and new, ancient rainforests, hundred year old National Parks that surround the city all combined with modern architecture, restored old heritage buildings dating back to the early settlement days and grand old buildings that boast elegance and sophistication.
While you are here set sail for a yachting experience for the day, do some fishing, play a round of golf or take the kids out for some water skiing. You can have a gamble at the Country Club Casino if you are feeling lucky or simply spend the day at the beach. Launceston is one of the those one of a kind holiday destinations that has it all, from fun filled attractions and activities for all ages, to plenty of rest and relaxation, days at the beach, nature, wildlife and plenty of history to soak up. Fill your days with premium foods and wines, wandering through local markets, taking the kids four wheel driving, snow skiing in winter time or plan to ultimate luxury holiday with the kids brimming to exclusive retreats to be pampered and indulged. Launceston can be for all occasions, so no matter the type of holiday or trip you are planning, make Launceston your number one destination!