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 05:22 PM (Friday). 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

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

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. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre. Where to go and what to see in Launceston? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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

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Videos from the area

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1# Boxmoney - Big City Lights

Duration: 03:40 min
Uploaded: September 18, 2012
Views: 209 - Rating: 5/5
uploaded by: Box Money

Box Money Live @ The Royal Oak Hotel w/ TDS and Guthrie. "Big City Lights" Filmed on location by Doublesee Media, Live recording by Merujan Sendoner and Sound Machine Studios. Copyright Box Money 2012, all rights reserved.

2# Lovely Launceston Jamhev270708's photos around Launceston, Australia (travel pics)

Duration: 02:16 min
Uploaded: March 12, 2011
Views: 67 - Rating: 5/5
uploaded by: TripAdvisorTRIPWOW3

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Places to stay

To see more hotels of this place check the dedicated Launceston hotels overview. It has recently been updated. Or directly pick your favourite hotel below to learn more about it.

Very close. Located in the heart of the city Launcestons premier hotel has a central location and a friendly and relaxed atmosphere while still providing all the ...

29 Cameron Street
7250 Launceston

Very close. Peppers Seaport Hotel offers a luxury waterfront experience in Launceston. Tasmania. Situated at the heart of Launcestons Old Seaport Dock area. Peppe...

28 Seaport Boulevard
7250 Launceston

< 1mi. The Prince Albert Inn Circa 1855, is a superb example of colonial extravagance restored to a level of comfort and style to satisfy the most discerning...

22 Tamar St
7250 Launceston

< 1mi. Experience past times in this grand and private Victorian mansion. There are uniquely themed rooms, furnished with antiques and some with spa baths. I...

14 St. Andrews Street
7250 Launceston

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