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Things to do in Launceston

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
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“12 min drive from house. One of Launceston's favourite restaurants (and great for brunch). Farm to fork dining in a restored 1830s flour mill. For dinner we recommend you book in advance. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Museum
“Free , undercover , great for people of all ages IF RAINING Hands on area for kid's to touch feel and play Lots of local history.... by gone days historic information and items to see”
  • 23 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Favourite independent bar for a drink and snacks, good range of handcrafted beers.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Park
“Stroll through city park gardens and conservatory.... seek Macaques monkeys ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“10 min drive from house. Classy steak house in a former butchery, showcasing premium free range beef. Fine dining and a must if you love your steak!”
  • 21 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Great for families, this adventure theme park is situated next to the Cataract Gorge. It has several cafes and restaurants within the park with several different family eating options.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bistro
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“10 min drive from house. Contemporary bar with dining room and outdoor tables overlooking the Seaport Marina. Nice for a casual drink. Head into the restaurant if you get peckish. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Soar through the top of the forest on a suspended zip line and learn about Tasmanias native plants or take a Segway tour on the forest floor. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great gallery space with both old and new Tasmanian art and museum treasures. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Food
“Take a guided tour around Launcestons local brewery and taste award winning beers”
  • 18 locals recommend
Store
“If you are in Launceston on a Saturday morning then you must visit the local farmers market. It has great produce (eg. raspberries, cherries, organic vegetables, local milk, cheese, meats honey and coffee beans) delicious breakfast / lunch options and coffee. There is usually live music and quoits for the kids.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Motel
“For those rainy or chill out days when you feel like vegging out and catching a flick. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Modern European cuisine, made fresh Tasmanian produce. Beautifle setting with intimate dining experience. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“11 min drive from house. This is another family favourite with a great kids menu. Nice spot for a family dinner. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“What a relaxing way to get up and down the Tamar river and into the beginning of the Cataract Gorge”
  • 17 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“The local supermarket stop for a comprehensive shop of regular groceries. Carpark adjacent.”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“12 min drive from house. One of Launceston's favourite restaurants (and great for brunch). Farm to fork dining in a restored 1830s flour mill. For dinner we recommend you book in advance. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Restaurant
“10 min drive from house. Classy steak house in a former butchery, showcasing premium free range beef. Fine dining and a must if you love your steak!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bistro
“10 min drive from house. Contemporary bar with dining room and outdoor tables overlooking the Seaport Marina. Nice for a casual drink. Head into the restaurant if you get peckish. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Modern European cuisine, made fresh Tasmanian produce. Beautifle setting with intimate dining experience. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“11 min drive from house. This is another family favourite with a great kids menu. Nice spot for a family dinner. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Cafe
“bottim of the hill you will find Cuccina Cafe. they serve amazing food and coffee”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Henry's is probably best suited to 30+ years. It doesn't seem to get overly busy so you won't need to be pushing through crowds. The bar is really nice and the meals there are brilliant. I would recommend Henry's for a romantic meal or with a small group of friends. My girlfriends and I sometimes go for drinks and canapes, they usually have specials on a Friday night and live music.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“My absolute favourite seafood restaurant in Launceston. Hallam's over looks the picturesque Tamar River. The service here is top knotch and it has a great vibe. The seafood platter is a big feed so make sure you go hungry!”
  • 8 locals recommend

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