Launceston Destination Guide


Map of the area of Launceston in Australia

Delve into Launceston in Australia.


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 04:29 AM (Sunday). 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.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Current weather for the greater area of Launceston for Saturday, 30th of August 2014.

Overcast clouds
14°C / 57 °F
Temperature during night:
5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall:
General weather conditions:
Overcast clouds
Wind and sky conditions:
Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East. Overcast clouds
Air pressure & humidity:
1013.9 hPa with 91% air humidity
Forecast for Sunday, 31st of August 2014
Light rain
Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 9°C (49 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Forecast for Monday, 1st of September 2014
Moderate rain
Day: 11°C (52 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Forecast for Tuesday, 2nd of September 2014
Moderate rain
Day: 7°C (44 °F)
Night: 5°C (41 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

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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

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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". 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

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