From Launceston explore the East Tamar and across to West Tamar.

Segway through the forest or zipline through a forest canopy, sip wine on beanbags and devour paddock-to-plate goodness at local vineyards and, if you can muster the courage, take a ghost tour. And yes, the local produce is out of this world.

Launceston Harvest Market

Operating from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm, at 71 Cimitiere Street, this authentic farmers’ market has established itself as a signature weekly event where the community gathers to shop, share a coffee and feast on a diverse array of local offerings, dictated only by the colour palette of Tasmania’s four distinct seasons. 

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J Boag and Son Brewery

Book in for a tour of James Boag’s Brewery and find out why Tasmanian northerners are so loyal to James Boags.

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Cataract Gorge

Home to the world's longest single span chairlift, the Cataract Gorge also offers visitors numerous walking tacks, a swimming pool, a restaurant, cafe, a suspension bridge and panoramic lookouts to experience.

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Tamar Valley Wine Route

Home to some of the worlds best cool climate wines. Follow the yellow and blue signs to discover more than thirty cellar doors spread over 170km around the Tamar Valley.

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Bridestowe Lavender Estate

Located a 50-minute drive North East of Launceston, Bridestowe Estate is the largest lavender farm in the Southern Hemisphere. The Estate is open all year round however the best time to visit is in December and January when the lavender is in full bloom.

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Seahorse World

Less than a one-hour drive from Launceston you will find Seahorse World at Beauty Point, in the scenic Tamar Valley. Take the 45-minute tour and discover all there is to know about these fascinating little guys. Not only that but you will also be able to hold one in the palm of your hand! Oh and cameras are allowed.

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Penny Royal Adventures

The Penny Royal offers a rich experience steeped in convict history dating back to Van Diemen's Land in 1825.

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