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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Launceston and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Launceston activities? We have 29 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Hollybank Treetops Adventure - Canopy Tours

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 102.82


Experience Tasmania from the forest floor all the way up into the treetops! Hollybank Treetops Adventure Tasmania's First Outdoor Adventure Centre, the ultimate hub of adventures to suit everyone. Our Canopy Tour is an approx 3hr guided tour through the treetops on wires between the Cloud Station platforms. You will also get to experience Australia's longest zipline of 400m that flies over the stunning... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Hollybank Treetops Adventure - Segway Tour

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 82.25


Explore one of the most beautiful forests of Tasmania on a segway! This 90 minute adventure will give you a different view of the forest, as you ride beneath the towering branches of ancient trees and discover more about this remarkable landscape.

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Balloon Rides

Sunrise or Sunset Champagne Hot Air Balloon Flight from Cornwall

Launceston, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 179.26


Take to the skies for a sunrise or sunset Champagne balloon flight from Launceston in Cornwall on this morning or evening adventure. You'll spend 3-4 hours with your crew, including your 1-hour flight, watch the balloon being set up, and enjoy Cornwall's rugged moors, rolling countryside,... Read More

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City Passes in Australia

Australia Multi City Flexi Pass

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 months
Priced From: USD 158.69


Explore the best Australia has to offer! Visit your choice of 5 7 or 10 top attractions in Sydney Melbourne Brisbane Gold Coast Sunshine Coast Tasmania and Cairns.

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City Passes in Tasmania

Tasmania Flexi Pass

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 months
Priced From: USD 158.69


Explore the best of what Tasmania has to offer with your choice of entry to 5 or 7 top attractions.

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City Passes in Tasmania

Tasmania Attractions Pass

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 7 or 10 days
Priced From: USD 186.86


Explore the best Tasmania has to offer! Enjoy unlimited free access to over 35 attractions throughout Tasmania with the 3 7 or 10 days pass.

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Day Cruises

Leven River Picnic Cruise from Ulverstone

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 65.80


Come aboard and enjoy the Leven River and its surrounds, among the abundant bird life, try to spot the Sea Eagles, Azure King Fisher and if your lucky enough you may spot the elusive Platypus in its natural environment. Disembark 8-kilometers upstream at historic Leven Park for a break to enjoy your picnic and stroll through the beautiful forest reserve. On the return there is more tales true and tall to enjoy as you cruise... Read More

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Day Trips

Full-Day Tour One-Way from Launceston to Hobart with Freycinet National Park

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 148.06


An action packed tour day from Launceston to Hobart via the world famous Wineglass Bay and the East Coast. Depart Launceston ready for an adventurous day out exploring the delights and highlights of the East Coast before finishing the day in Hobart. A free pickup and drop-off service is... Read More

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Day Trips

Wineglass Bay Active Day Trip from Launceston Including Ross Historic Village

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 106.93


A huge day out combining walking, sightseeing and East Coast delights. See the stunning Wineglass Bay, explore Freycinet National Park, experience Devils Corner Winery,  East Coast's newest attraction and visit the gorgeous Ross Village all in one fantastic day.

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Day Trips

Cradle Mountain Active Day Trip from Launceston

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 106.93


Cradle Mountain is a not to be missed highlight when visiting Launceston, Tasmania. Discover this amazing wilderness area as you enjoy 5-hours exploring the Cradle Mountain day walking area, with a variety of short and longer walking options. See beautiful Dove Lake, climb to a lofty peak for amazing views, discover the local wombats and the natural history of this World Heritage environment.

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Day Trips

Cradle Mountain Day Trip from Launceston

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 131.61


Take a small group day trip with a knowledgeable and friendly local tour guide, who is ready to show you around the magnificent icon; Cradle Mountain. You will have a great day out. There is a minimum maximum group size of 2. Not only will you visit Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake, but you will get to see a vast range of scenery, from rolling hills and forests, to beautiful coastlines.

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Day Trips

Bay of Fires Day Trip from Launceston

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 9 hours 9 minutes
Priced From: USD 106.93


On the north east coast of Tasmania, the white sands, orange granite and blue waters of Bay of Fires is a spectacular sight to be seen. This small group day trip from Launceston is a fantastic way to see the region on a limited time frame.

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Guided Canoe Tour on Launceston’s Tamar River

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 75 minutes
Priced From: USD 37.01


Take a short guided tour of the scenic Tamar river on pedal powered canoes. The unique Mirage drive foot powered flippers let your legs do all the hard work while your hands are free to steer and take photos.

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Lunch Cruises

5-Hour Leven River Cruise from Ulverstone Including 3-Course Meal

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 123.38


River and land cruise for approximately 5 hours along the Leven River in Central North Coast Tasmanian. Sit back and relax whilst the captain takes you through the history development of the region whilst enjoying the beautiful scenic view of the river sanctuary and its natural features. Cruise 8... Read More

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Movie & TV Tours

Private Full-Day Tour of Poldark Filming Locations from Launceston

Launceston, United Kingdom
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 788.76


This private full-day tour is operated just for you and your party ensuring personal service. Starting in the morning with a pick-up at your hotel in Launceston, Cornwall, the tour takes you to explore the filming locations featured in the BBC drama Poldark, adapted from the Winston Graham... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

4-Day Tasmania East Coast Adventure from Launceston to Hobart Including Bay of Fires, Wineglass Bay, Bruny Island and Port Arthur

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 4 days
Priced From: USD 468.03


Tasmania's beautiful east coast is the star of this tour as you travel from Launceston and head towards Hobart. Enjoy cheese tasting at Pyengana and the gorgeous white sands of the Bay of Fires. See the little penguins come ashore at Bicheno as night falls. Meet Tasmanian Devils and other local... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

3-Day Tasmania Combo: Launceston to Hobart Active Tour Including Cradle Mountain, Freycinet National Park and Port Arthur

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 days
Priced From: USD 308.45


See the big 3 highlights of Tasmania in just 3 days! This combination allows you to see the very best of Tasmania in 3 action-packed days. Experience all the best highlights, short walks, wildlife, world famous destinations and a few very special off-the-beaten-track stops too! Book your own... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

Rugged Indulgence: 3-Day Epic North Tasmania Tour from Launceston

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 days
Priced From: USD 1394.21


Multiday immersive tour mixing Tasmanian wilderness adventure while indulging in local produce, wine, whisky, craft beer & epic destinationsThis three day adventure blends the best of Tasmanian food and beverage, an adventuresome spirit with pure indulgence.... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

5-Day Tasmania East Coast Camping Tour: Launceston to Hobart Including Wineglass Bay, the Freycinet Peninsula and the Bay of Fires

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 5 days
Priced From: USD 863.67


Over 5 days experience the amazing variety of Tasmania exploring the scenic, sunny east coast. Visit the must see places including Wineglass Bay, the Freycinet Peninsula and the Bay of Fires as well some local secrets along the way. You'll camp in comfortable canvas tents, there are some amazing... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

3 Day Safari Camp - Bay of Fires and Freycinet Peninsula - Walking tour

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 days
Priced From: USD 658.03


In three adventurous days, we visit some amazing temperate rainforests, wonderful waterfalls and world class beaches. <br />Starting from Launceston we make our way to the Bay of Fires to explore some stunning scenery. A full day is reserved for exploring Freycinet Peninsula's longer walks... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

3 Day Safari Camp - Freycinet and Tasman Peninsula - Walking tour

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 days
Priced From: USD 616.90


In three adventurous days, we visit some amazing cool temperate rainforests world class beaches and stunning coastal cliffs. Starting from Launceston we make our way to Freycinet <br />Peninsula's where we'll see the view to magical Wineglass Bay<br /><br />On the second day, we... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair - Walking and Wildlife Tour with private camp

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 287.89


<strong>Want to discover the best of the famous Cradle Mountain and Laker St Clair’</strong> <br />Over 2 Days we explore the park by foot with an option for many other activities such a canoeing on the lake, canyoning the spectacular rivers, scenic cruises or simply... Read More

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Multiday Tours in Tasmania

Bay of Fires 3 Day Walking and Camping Experience in Tasmania

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 days - 2 nights (starts at 09:00)
Priced From: USD 844.16


Join this 3 Day walking and camping experience at the magical Bay of Fires in Tasmania.

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Multiday Tours in Tasmania

Freycinet National Park 3 Day Walking and Camping Experience in Tasmania

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 days - 2 nights (starts at 07:45)
Priced From: USD 1031.96


Walk camp and hike at the magnificent Freycinet National Park on Tasmanias east coast. Walk along the Peninsula Circuit of the Park and take in the colorful landscape of woodlands heathlands granite peaks and beaches in the area.

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Nature & Wildlife

Cradle Mountain National Park Day Tour from Launceston

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 138.19


Awaken your senses to the magnificent splendour that is Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park on this full-day tour from Launceston.

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Tours around Launceston

Launceston City Tour

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 2.5 hours (starts at 09:30)
Priced From: USD 61.04


Discover the captivating atmosphere of Launceston. Nestled on an ancient ravine in a valley beside the Tamar River and surrounded by mountains Launceston is Tasmanias living heritage. This friendly city is graced with magnificent Victorian streetscapes and lovingly maintained historic architecture.

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Launceston Highlights

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (starts at 09:30)
Priced From: USD 64.79


Tour the highlights of Launceston then take in the pleasures of the delectable and storybook Tamar Valley. Follow the tranquil yet spectacular Tamar River set against the rolling hills of the Australian bush. Indulge yourself at Grindelwald Swiss Village enjoy the views from Bradys lookout and see Batman Bridge.

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Tours in Tasmania from Launceston

Cradle Mountain National Park

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 8.5 hours (starts at 08:30)
Priced From: USD 157.75


Awaken your senses to the magnificent splendour that is Cradle Mountain...

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Josef Chromy Wines Winery Tour Including Tasting and Lunch

Launceston, Australia
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 115.16


Enjoy a winery tour, tasting and lunch at Josef Chromy Wines, a state-of-the-art winery located near Launceston. Surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens and vineyards, the winery offers a range of cool-climate wines, delicious food and warm service. Start by walking in the vineyard and learning... Read More

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