Launceston Destination Guide

Map of the area of Launceston in Australia

Map location of Launceston. Delve into Launceston.

Table of Content

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 11:57 AM (Monday). 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. There are 3 airports near Launceston. The nearest 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.

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

Photos provided by Panoramio are under the copyright of their owners.

Things to see, know and go to


Local Weather Conditions & Forecast

Current weather for the greater area of Launceston for Monday, 2nd of March 2015.

Scattered clouds
17°C / 62 °F
Temperature during night:
19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall:
General weather conditions:
Scattered clouds
Wind and sky conditions:
Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-East. Scattered clouds
Air pressure & humidity:
1031 hPa with 100% air humidity
Forecast for Tuesday, 3rd of March 2015
Light rain
Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Forecast for Wednesday, 4th of March 2015
Few clouds
Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)
Few clouds.
Forecast for Thursday, 5th of March 2015
Moderate rain
Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.

Weather information is provided by

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

Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Launceston during the next days.


Doug Clark Live Event

Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
More Information:

Doug Clark Live Event

Starting at: 06:00 pm (18:00).
More Information:



Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More Information:


SMSF Audit: Auditor's Responsibility For The Trust Deed, Investment Strategy & Tax Return

Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
More Information:

SMSF Audit: Auditing The Sole Purpose Requirements

Starting at: 11:30 am (11:30).
More Information:

SMSF Audit - Sufficient Appropriate Audit Evidence

Starting at: 02:00 pm (14:00).
More Information:


Launceston Masterclass With Jason & Ben

Starting at: 07:30 pm (19:30).
More Information:


The Examiner-John West Memorial Lecture

Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More Information:

Blood Luxury- Chase The Morning- Mankind

Starting at: 09:00 pm (21:00).
More Information:


Tasmanian Guitar Trio

Starting at: no exact start tme given.
More Information:

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". 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

Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

Other interesting locations

These are locations that have been visited by other visitors of Tripmondo shortly after or before this location. These might give you hints for interesting travel experienes ;)

Geography information is based on the data provided by, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.