Tasmania - Launceston & Around (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Launceston & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tasmania guide-book.

Launceston effortlessly melds the historic with the contemporary, bolstered by bright arts and food scenes. Just outside the city, the beautiful Tamar Valley unfolds - a broad estuary channel-ling the sea breeze. Where the Tamar River meets the sea you’ll find penguins, lighthouses and Tasmania’s earliest European settlement.

  • walk, swim, eat or just chill out at Launceston’s Cataract Gorge
  • maps
  • check out Launceston from the water with Tamar River Cruises
  • transport
  • wobble between cellar doors in the Pipers River Wine Region
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Launceston, Tamar Valley, Legana & Rosevears, Ex-eter, Batman Bridge & around, Beauty Point, George Town, Low Head, Lilydale & around, Had-spen & Carrick, Westbury & around, Liffey Valley, Longford, Evandale and Ben Lomond National Park.

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