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Nurture your soul with boundless experiences and leave behind life as you know it. Northern Tasmania has it all from scenic drives through cool-climate vineyards, soft adventure nestled in the Tasmanian wilderness and coastal vistas to take your breath away - and did we mention the food? Launceston is a UNESCO City of Gastronomy truly showcasing the abundant fresh produce of the region. Shaping your visit is easy. Check out the links below if you need some inspo to get started, get some handy insider tips from our blogs and head to 'Events' to see what's on while you are here.

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Launceston City

Launceston City

Launceston is the meeting place of three waterways, set in a beautiful valley that has been a cultural hub and gastronomic centre for more than two thousand generations. The city's natural and built heritage, food, wine (and spirit) have drawn together a diverse community of makers, artisans, storytellers and nature lovers from all over the world.

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Gastronomy

In 2021 UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) officially named Launceston a ‘City of Gastronomy’ – connecting Launceston to an exclusive network of cities known for the quality and cultural significance of their food.

The North East

The North East

Discover the natural beauty and pioneering spirit of Tasmania's North East. Vineyards and rich farming areas contrast with forests and stretches of beautiful unspoiled beaches.

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Mountain Biking

A network of immaculately groomed and legendary trails wind through Tasmania's rain forest. Think epic adventures coupled with nature's best.

Flinders Island

Flinders Island

One of 52 islands in the Furneaux Group dotted across Bass Strait, Flinders is largely considered Australia's best kept secret.

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Untamed Beauty

Wild and rugged, retreat to experience both mother nature and human nature at her finest. It is here you will find not just your true self, but stunning landscapes, exotic wildlife and intriguing locals.

Great Western Tiers

Great Western Tiers

A place of diverse beauty with spectacular natural features, history, heritage, and an eclectic mix of boutique stores and eateries.

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Short Walks

Meander to waterfalls or hike to mountain vistas and cocoon yourself in the serenity of lush Tasmanian parks and reserves.

Heritage Highway

Heritage Highway

Where the past is always present - discover rolling farmlands, charming colonial villages, and walk in the footsteps of the infamous bush rangers that have carved it's colourful history.

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World Heritage Convict Sites

Brickendon, a 7th generation historic working farm offers an insight into the early days of the Van Diemen's Land colony, while the adjacent Woolmers Estate is a time capsule of early nineteenth century life, and is home to the National Rose Garden.

Tamar Valley

Tamar Valley

Situated alongside a 70km long estuary, wind your way through the a valley full of characters, bucket list items, and what is considered one of the top 10 wine routes in the world.

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Cool Climate Wines

Savour Tasmania's premier wine producing area where life-giving waterways feed vines to produce chardonnay, sparkling, aromatic whites, and pinot noir (of course!).

East Tamar

East Tamar

One of Australia's oldest settlements, the costal areas of George Town and Low Head have an intriguing history. Surrounded by vineyards, orchards, berry and lavender farms, the area is rich with many stories to tell.

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Little Penguins

Gain a fascinating insight into the little penguins who make their nightly journey in front of Australia’s oldest continuously operating pilot station.

Launceston Airport

Launceston Airport

A destination in it's own right, our airport is the gateway to air access in our region. Located just a quick direct flight from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane, your journey starts here.

Bay of Fires

Bay of Fires

Bay of Fires is a truly special destination with clean white beaches, blue water and granite rocks splashed with orange lichen. Keep your eyes peeled as pods of dolphins are known to cruise along parallel to the beach!

Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain

A spectacular World Heritage area, Cradle Mountain is one of Tasmania's most visited natural attractions. The surrounding landscape is diverse and includes grassland, rain forest, ancient plants, and an abundance of wildlife.

Derby

Derby

Once a thriving mining town with the richest tin mine in the world, Derby is now home to premier mountain bike networks encompassing over 85km of purpose built trail through spectacular landscapes.

Freycinet

Freycinet

When you first set eyes on Great Oyster Bay set against the backdrop of Freycinet National Park and the three pink-granite peaks of the Hazards mountain range you know you're somewhere different. This is a visual experience to remember.

Spirit of Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania

One of Australia’s most iconic travel experiences, Spirit of Tasmania makes travelling across Bass Strait flexible, convenient and easy. The twin ships depart both ports, Geelong in Victoria and Devonport in Tasmania, nightly as well as daily in peak season. On board, you’ll find excellent facilities, comfortable cabins and plenty of space. On the decks, plenty of fresh air and unparalleled views await.

Make the Most of Our Seasons

The seasons play a defining role in life in Northern Tasmania, and there are always plenty of events to draw you out amongst it, whatever the temperature!

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