Launceston Attractions

all within walking distance of Highfield House

Boags Brewery

Experience a tour of J Boag and Son Brewery in Launceston, northern Tasmania. James Boag commenced his brewing tradition on the banks of the Esk River in 1852.

Aurora Stadium

Aurora Stadium, is the major Australian Rules Football ground located in Launceston, Tasmania. Home Ground for Hawthorn Football Club and North Launceston Club

First Basin and Cataract Gorge

Launceston's own piece of wilderness just 15 minutes walk from the city centre including hiking trails, the world's longest single span chairlift, swimming pool, restaurant, kiosk, peacocks and wildlife, gardens

Launceston City Park

City Park is located in the heart of Launceston. This beautiful parkland features mature trees and shrubs, a display of annual flowers, and Japanese Macaque monkey enclosure.

Launceston Sea Port

Located where the North and South Esk River meet to become the Tamar River, Launceston Sea Port boasts fine restaurants and cafes.

Kings Bridge

Kings Bridge is located in the Cataract Gorge Reserve, less than one kilometre from the city centre and gateway to the Cataract Gorge

Richies Mill and Museum

Ritchie's Mill, is a four-story grain mill of 1845 which now houses a craft shop and a tearoom.

Inveresk Railyards and Museum

The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is the largest museum and art gallery in Australia located outside a capital city

Launceston Aquatic Centre

Launceston Aquatic is the newest aquatic centre in Tasmania and offers state-of-the-art aquatic and leisure facilities at Windmill Hill.

Launceston CBD

Hi George is just 5 minutes walk to Launceston's CBD and Shopping Mall

National Car Museum

The National Automobile Museum of Tasmania's collection of cars and motorcycles is testimony to the exciting history and development of the international automotive industry.

Tamar River Cruises

Cruise into the magical Cataract Gorge and up the Tamar Valley towards Batman Bridge. Tours run daily.

Phone: (03) 6334 3485
23 Welman Street, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250