Welcome to Launceston and Northern Tasmania

 

At our heart is a charming city of character in a region full of characters offering an eclectic collection of boutique experiences. You’re invited into a culture where conservative contradicts offbeat. You’re made to feel special in Launceston and Northern Tasmania, where you don’t just savour the end product; you’re given the freedom to live part of its story, to understand what you’re consuming and why it is how it is.

Search for accommodation, look for things to do, check out what’s on and what’s coming up on our Events page, and be inspired by our Top Lists sections to get out and see some places as suggested by locals or take a look at our suggested itineraries if you need some help with where to start.

Local Northern Tasmanian’s can take advantage of our Local Host Program,with local businesses offering great benefits for those living in the region who are hosting their visiting friends and family.

Share your experiences with us on our Facebook page, we’d love to see what you’ve been up to as your travel around the region! Or if you’re looking for some help with your trip, don’t hesitate to contact any of the friendly staff at the various information centres around the region.


Chilli Skyfire

Sunday, 25th January 2015 to Sunday, 25th January 2015

 

Chilli Skyfire will be a night of celebration, with fireworks, food, fun for all the family and the chilli 90.1fm team broadcasting live!
A free-entry, family friendly, and alcohol-free community event, come on down to Royal Park, Launceston with your torches, picnic blankets and portable radios to get the best view of the fireworks.
Tasty wood-fired pizzas, baked potatoes, dagwood dogs, fairy floss, ice cream, and other treats will be available to purchase. Plus plenty of activities for the kids: face painting, spray on tattoos, glow-sticks, car rides, jumping castles, play equipment, sideshows, and fun rides, like The Hurricane, the Sea Explorer and the Pirate Ship. Awesome Chilli merchandise will also be up for grabs.
This is an ideal opportunity to begin your Australia Day celebrations by enjoying the sizzling entertainment of chilli 90.1fm – your home of the hottest hits!
fireworks at 2115pm.

For more information www.chillifm.com.au.

 

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Top Lists

We’ve devised a few lists of things like where to find the best coffee, where to take that picture perfect postcard shot, what to do on a rainy day in northern Tasmania – helpful stuff like that – to ensure you find exactly what you’re looking for while you’re on holiday in Northern Tasmania.

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Itineraries

Sometimes it helps to see how other people would tackle their time in Northern Tasmania.  We’ve pulled together our favourite ways to spend time both in the city and using it as a hub for day trips, but also for getting out into the region and taking the chance to live your own chapter.

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Around the region of Northern Tasmania

Start your Tasmanian journey in Launceston, the hub of the north and where your adventure should begin. From here you can head in all directions throughout the region for a range of experiences. Head north to the Tamar Valley with vineyards, and creative artisans. Further afield to the North East full of wine, beaches, golf, mountain biking and fertile farming land. To the south take your time exploring the Heritage Highway. To the west on your way to Cradle Mountain is The Great Western Tiers encompassing world Heritage wilderness and gourmet producers. From Launceston take a short flight to Flinders Island, the hidden gem of Tasmania.

Launceston City

Launceston City

The North East

The North East

Flinders Island

Flinders Island

Tamar Valley

Tamar Valley

Heritage Highway

Heritage Highway

Great Western Tiers

Great Western Tiers

Hot Deals

Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Hotel Grand Chancellor

Cool Hot Deal, Deluxe room from $135.

Country Club Tasmania

Country Club Tasmania

Stay and Save! 10% discount on booking for two nights or more .

Hollybank Treetops Adventure

Hollybank Treetops Adventures

10% discount off tickets at Hollybank Treetops Adventures