Launceston and the Tamar Valley
Launceston is a delightful city situated on the banks of the Tamar River in the state’s north. A wide array of dining options can be found at the Seaport precinct and in the city. The city boasts wonderful examples of Victorian and Georgian architecture, and has many wonderful parks, including Princes Park and City Park, with the Japanese Macaque Monkey enclosure.
Launceston centres on the stunning Cataract Gorge Reserve. Beautifully set in native bushlands, it has the longest single-span chairlift in the world, and peacocks and wildlife can be sighted around the reserve.