Take an adventure behind the scenery in Northern Tasmania. The following suggested itineraries are a starting place for you to consider how you might like to spend your time.

Explore some day trips from your Launceston base. Or delve a little further into the nooks and crannies and start living your next chapter on an exploration that will take you into lesser-known places.

Suggested itineraries Launceston and Northern Tasmania

One day - Tamar Valley

It’s easy to spend a day in the Tamar Valley, in fact you’ll probably need to allow two days to ensure you get to stop and enjoy all the great cellar doors, winery cafes, and berry farms located in the area.

One day - Great Western Tiers

Mole Creek caves, Deloraine, Tasting Trail including Christmas Hills, Ashgrove Cheese, 41 degrees south Salmon farm; Liffey Falls, Westbury Maze, Trowunna Wildlife Park.


7 Days - Stay 'n Play

Why do things by halves? Spend a week and take away a new sense of the region and yourself.  Live your own chapter in the nooks and crannies of northern Tasmania, staying overnight in some of the smaller towns and villages.


One day - a day in the city

Cataract Gorge, City Park, Design Centre, QVMAG inveresk, Free Tiger Bus, Aquatic centre, walk at Royal Park to Seaport for coffee/lunch, Boags Brewery tour.


3 Days – Unforgettable Flinders

For many, Flinders Island is a once in a lifetime trip. But with daily flights available from Melbourne as well as Launceston, it doesn’t have to be…

One day - The North East

The North East is a full day outing.  In fact you’re better off planning to spend at least one night in the region. But for those tight on time, here’s an idea how you might like to spend one day.

5 days - 4 ways to end it

5 days is a great way to get a taste of the northern region.  In this itinerary you can satisf your taste buds with food and drinks in the Tamar Valley, explore the city of Launceston, adventure through the Treetops and hear tales of our convict and maritime past.


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