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Launceston & The Tamar Valley Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local Launceston & The Tamar Valley Area
Launceston is referred to as the ‘capital’ of the North. Although not technically a capital city, Launceston gives Hobart a run for its money. Home to sightseeing, outdoor adventures and a variety of wildlife, Launceston and Tamar Valley are sure to keep any traveller busy with so many places to go and things to see. Famous for wine and gourmet foods, the regions are perfect for wine tasting and cheese nibbling, as well as showcasing the best local produce in Tasmania.
Guide your tastebuds through a Tassie food adventure with local and freshly farmed gourmet produce at the restaurants and cafes that fill the Launceston and Tamar Valley regions. If you’ve ever dreamed of spotting a wild Tasmanian Devil, try your luck in Tamar Valley. Each Saturday, Harvest Launceston gives visitors the chance to get their hands on the freshest produce available. Visit Hillwood Berry Farm to pick your own fresh produce and take advantage of the region’s best farmlands.
The region boasts hundreds of years of early colonial history and thousands of years of Aboriginal and Indigenous history. Visit the national trust and heritage houses or the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery for an in depth look into life in the Launceston and Tamar Valley regions. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the animals in Tasmania Zoo, the perfect family activity.
With something for everyone to do, Launceston and Tamar Valley are sure to impress any traveller. Whether you’re looking for native and heritage landscapes or you want to spend your time shopping and visiting attractions, pay a visit to this Tasmanian region.
Launceston & The Tamar Valley Events & What's On
- The Addams Family Princess Theatre
- 2017 Tasmanian Open Dancesport Championship Silverdome
- Tamar Peace Festival 2017 St John Street
- Tamar Valley Peace Festival: Panel Discussion and Forum The Horton Auditorium, Scotch Oakburn College
- Aboriginal Cultural Connections to the Gorge Cataract Gorge Reserve
- 2017 Launceston MS 24 Hour Mega Swim Launceston Aquatic Centre
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