Launceston Destination Guide

Launceston

Map of the area of Launceston in Australia

Delve into Launceston in Australia.

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Launceston in Tasmania (region) with it's 72,458 habitants is a city located in Australia - about 439 mi (or 706 km) South of Canberra, the country's capital town.

Current time in Launceston is now 03:11 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Hobart" with an UTC offset of 10 hours. Depending on your budget, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Saint Leonards, Newstead, Newnham, Melbourne, Launceston or Mayfield. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Kings Park, Royal Park, Inveresk and Invermay. We know of 3 airports near Launceston. The closest airport we have records of is Launceston Airport (IATA: LST) with a distance of 8 mi (or 13.6 km) South-East of the city centre of Launceston.

Launceston Photo Slideshow

To view way more photos of of this place and the area check out our Launceston photo gallery. It has recently been updated.

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Things to see, know and go to

We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. We also found some pictures. Where to go and what to see in Launceston? We have collected some references on our attractions page.

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Weather Conditions & Forecast

Current weather for the greater area of Launceston for Wednesday, 30th of July 2014.

Heavy intensity rain
12°C / 53 °F
Temperature during night:
12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall:
13%
General weather conditions:
Heavy intensity rain
Wind and sky conditions:
Fresh Breeze with 17 km/h (10 mph) from South-East. Overcast clouds
Air pressure & humidity:
984.6 hPa with 98% air humidity
Forecast for Thursday, 31st of July 2014
Heavy intensity rain
Day: 7°C (45 °F)
Night: 5°C (41 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Forecast for Friday, 1st of August 2014
Few clouds
Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.
Forecast for Saturday, 2nd of August 2014
Sky is clear
Day: 6°C (42 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Weather information is provided by openweathermap.org.

Sightseeing Tipps

We got more sightseeing tips with detailed descriptions on our dedicated Launceston sightseeing overview.

  • North Esk River
  • Launceston Reception Centre
  • Launceston General Hospital
  • Newstead College
  • York Park
  • Launceston, Tasmania
  • NTCA Ground
  • Cataract Gorge
  • Launceston Church Grammar School
  • Trevallyn Power Station

Videos from the area

These are videos related to the place based on their coordinates. Check the Launceston video gallery for a broader collection..

1# A birds eye view - Over Launceston, Radio Controlled Glider (Albatross), Tasmania ©

Play VideoA birds eye view - Over Launceston, Radio Controlled Glider (Albatross), Tasmania ©

Duration: 03:55 min
Uploaded: August 13, 2010
Views: 791 - Rating: 5/5
uploaded by: MrHelidude

This is our glider over flying the Launceston Tamar river in Tasmania, Australia. We can see the end of the "Cataract Gorge" that runs into the heart of the city and underneath "King's Bridge". www.pleasetakemeto.com It has been raining the last few days so the Gorge was flowing quite rapidly. Today was a bit breezy and the glider was rocking around a bit. Having only a rudder to keep the wings le...

2# Launceston Tasmania - travel quick pics - 64 secs

Play VideoLaunceston Tasmania - travel quick pics - 64 secs

Duration: 01:04 min
Uploaded: April 21, 2010
Views: 1,272 - Rating: 0/5
uploaded by: JustTasmania1

A quick look at Launceston Tasmania in 2010 from www.JustTasmania.com

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