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Live sport in Launceston

Escape to Launceston to watch the footy live and explore the city and surrounds while you're here.

Watch the AFL Finals live in Launceston

Watch the Swans vs. Giants on Saturday 28th August or the Bulldogs vs. Essendon on Sunday 29h August live at UTAS Stadium and experience the best the region has to offer. Take advantage of the local #tassieoffseason offers and experiences available and get out out and explore this winter. For ideas on where to head for good &

Whether you're travelling with mates, your partner or the whole family, a weekend out and about in Launceston and Northern Tasmania is the perfect short break.

Post game food & drink ideas

We’ve got your post-game food and drinks sorted! Check out our blog for more ideas.

Black Cow Bistro

Black Cow Bistro offers Tasmania on a plate, it honours its origins as a local butcher's shop showcasing…

Saint John Craft Beer

Saint John Craft Beer is a craft beer venue in Tasmania's north, named after its founding position on St. John…

Bar Two

Bar Two is a small wine bar in Launceston, Tasmania. A warm, friendly space to relax and enjoy good wine…

The Metz

Based in Launceston, The Metz restaurant focuses on Modern Australian cuisine with international influences…

Stelo at Pierre's

Stelo at Pierre's features local produce through an Italian lens in her superb venue in Launceston. The…

PACHINKO

PACHINKO is a fun, inner-city restaurant that sources produce locally to create refined yet casual…

Things to do

Gorge Scenic Chairlift

Launceston's Gorge Scenic Chairlift lets you view the magnificent Cataract Gorge from above, located in…

Tamar River Cruises

Tamar River Cruises offer cruises on the beautiful Tamar River in Launceston, in Northern Tasmania. Experience…

Penny Royal Adventures

Located right next to the iconic Cataract Gorge, Penny Royal Adventures aimed to re-create 19 century's Van…

Tamar Valley Touring Route

This drive explores the majestic Tamar River from Launceston to Bass Strait as it meanders for nearly 60 km…

On Your Bike Tours Launceston

On Your Bike Tours offers a fun and unique way to discover Launceston. Also offering bike hire. Our tours…

Seahorse World

All around the world, crowds gather to admire our seahorses in famous aquariums. But you can get much closer…

Explore the region

Low Head Penguin Tours

Low Head Penguin Tours offer penguin watching tours at Low Head in northern Tasmania. Operating at the mouth…

Brickendon Historic Farm and Convict Village

Part of Tasmania's World Heritage Convict Sites, Brickendon Historic Farm and Convict Village is located just…

Barnbougle Lost Farm

Barnbougle Lost Farm is the second of the two World Top 25 Golf Courses at the Barnbougle Golf Resort…

Mole Creek Caves

The Mole Creek Caves are located in the Mole Creek Karst National Park, in the central north of Tasmania about…

Floating Sauna Lake Derby

Floating Sauna Lake Derby is Australia's only floating wood-fired sauna. Located in Tasmania's world-class…

Experiential Tasmania

Discover Tasmania at a local level on a day tour or personalised transfer with Experiential Tasmania. With a…



Where to stay this #tassieoffseason

BEST WESTERN PLUS LAUNCESTON

One nights’ accommodation in a Deluxe King Room plus dinner for two in the iconic Tram Bar, all for the cosy price of $159.

BIG4 LAUNCESTON HOLIDAY PARK

Book a four-night stay with BIG4 Launceston Holiday Park during the Off Season and your hosts will provide everything you need to make your own delicious mulled wine. Conditions apply. Contact operator for details.

COACH HOUSE LAUNCESTON

Enjoy two nights' accommodation in a Deluxe Queen room and a bottle of locally produced Ninth Island wine for $220. Only during the Off Season. Terms & conditions apply. Contact operator for details

ELPHIN SERVICED APARTMENTS

Complementary beanies and gloves keep guests cosy from top to toe during the Off Season. Stay two nights or more to receive. Plus, enjoy a wintery indulgence of your choice: a tassie food hamper OR a relaxing 30-min massage OR a cruise on the Tamar River. Valid for up to 2 people per booking in a 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartment. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Terms and conditions apply. Contact operator for details.

HOTEL GRAND CHANCELLOR LAUNCESTON

Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston’s Off Season special includes accommodation for two, gin experience at craft distiller Turner Stillhouse, wine tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, seasonal platter from the master-caterers at Hubert + Dan, buffet breakfast and on-site parking. Terms and conditions apply. Contact operator for details.

LEISURE INN PENNY ROYAL

Relish the royal treatment this Off Season at Leisure Inn Penny Royal. Receive 25% off our best displayed rate of the day for our studio and apartment rates, a mouth-watering Cocobean hot chocolate melt upon arrival, plus tickets to ride the Cataract Gorge Scenic Chairlift. Two-night stay minimum. Terms and Conditions apply. Contact Operator for details.

MERCURE LAUNCESTON

Receive a complimentary room upgrade and a Taste of Tassie platter packed with delicious local goodies, including cheese, mulled wine and cider. Available with any two-night mid-week stay, only during the Off Season. Terms and conditions apply. Contact operator for details.

PEPPERS SILO HOTEL

The Off Season at Peppers Silo Hotel shines a light on local farmers, producers and artisans. Wine, chocolate, whisky, gin and other local delights are served up across a range of experiences from in-room local touches, a producer-led menu in Grain of the Silos and the best of Tassie beverages in Woodys Barrel Bar.

THE CORNWALL HISTORIC HOTEL

Enjoy two nights' accommodation in a Deluxe Queen room and a bottle of locally produced Ninth Island wine for $199. Only during the Off Season. Terms & conditions apply. Contact operator for details.

THE FLORANCE

In the wintertime, guests receive complimentary pre-dinner nibbles and a glass of wine from The Florance label. Terms and Conditions apply. Contact Operator for details.

THE GRAND HOTEL LAUNCESTON

Guests who book a 2 night stay in a deluxe spa room for $320 during the Off Season will receive a $40 voucher to spend at Bread & Butter - Launceston's hip café, Bread & Butter factory. Terms & conditions apply. Contact operator for details.