Launceston
in Launceston of Tasmania, Australia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-41.439 and 147.135 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -41° 26' 19" and E 147° 8' 4"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - AUD
Spoken languages:
English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:54 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Australia/Hobart
UTC/GMT offset: 9.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:17 am and 5:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
39.673 and -31.112 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Vila do Corvo
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Australia in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Australia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Australia. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Delve into Launceston

Launceston in Launceston (Tasmania) with it's 106,153 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 05:54 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Australia / Hobart with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Launceston. The closest airport in Australia is Launceston Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 14 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Tasmanian Wilderness in a distance of 114 mi (or 184 km), North-West. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hobart, Currie, Melbourne, and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 12°C / 53 °F

Morning Temperature 5°C / 40 °F
Evening Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1003 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 70% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 4th of August 2021

13°C (56 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 5th of August 2021

11°C (52 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 6th of August 2021

14°C (57 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Quality Inn Edenholme Grange

Address
0,8 mi
14 St. Andrews Street
7250 West Launceston
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Mews Motel

Address
0,4 mi
89 Margaret Street
7250 Launceston
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Commodore Regent

Address
0,6 mi
13 Brisbane Street
7250 Launceston
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Apartments at York Mansions

Address
0,5 mi
9-11 York Street
7250 Launceston
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Clarion Hotel City Park Grand

Address
0,5 mi
22 Tamar Street
7250 Launceston
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ashcroft Apartments

Address
0,5 mi
68 York Street
7250 Launceston
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Quality Hotel Colonial Launceston

Address
0,4 mi
31 Elizabeth Street
7250 LAUNCESTON
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


BEST WESTERN PLUS LAUNCESTON

Address
0,4 mi
3 EARL STREET
7250 LAUNCESTON
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Alice's Cottages and Spa Hideaways

Address
0,5 mi
129 Balfour Street
7250 Launceston
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


GRAND CHANCELLOR - LAUNCESTON

Address
0,4 mi
29 CAMERON STREET
7250 Launceston
Australia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 02:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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50 People 1 Question: Launceston Tasmania, Australia

Published: July 03, 2012
Length: 36:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Declan Brown

We have been big fans of the 50 people and 1 question series so we thought we would have a go at making our own. (its not as high def as we would of liked on YouTube but you get the idea) we...


20 Church Street, Launceston

Published: April 08, 2015
Length: 14:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Towns Shearing

Presenting 20 Church Street, Launceston bedrooms 4 | bathrooms 1 | garaging 1 Prestigious Park-like Location! Enviable location on a massive block with city outlook, character home built...


Launceston Tasmania - travel quick pics - 64 secs

Published: April 21, 2010
Length: 23:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: JustTasmania1

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


Harvest Market, Launceston (Harvestmarket.org.au)

Published: March 25, 2012
Length: 43:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ADigitalPhotographer

"Harvest Market", Launceston's fresh food market, from Tasmania's farmers to you, every Saturday, Cimitiere Street car park, near City Park. Check their website for all the details, harvestmarket....


Winter over Launceston

Published: July 21, 2011
Length: 33:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheExaminerOnline

Winter over Launceston time-lapse by Phillip Biggs.


Touring Tasmania Ronnied's photos around Launceston, Australia (salamander markets tasmania)

Published: December 06, 2010
Length: 41:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Ronnied's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/ronnied/as_it_comes/1178640000/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


The Charles, Launceston (second tv ad)

Published: March 15, 2013
Length: 51:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Tony Morrison Harcourts

This is the second tv commercial that is about to hit our tv screens in Tasmania of the apartments for sale at The Charles, Launceston.


Monkey Business in City Park!

Published: July 28, 2011
Length: 58:48 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: CoffeeKvetch

Japanese macaque monkeys (snow monkeys) in Launceston's City Park! Old world monkeys given as a gift to the city of Launceston, Tasmania from its sister-city in Japan, Ikeda (in Osaka). Copyright...


Water Basketball - Launceston Aquatic Centre

Published: February 13, 2012
Length: 01:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: David Pretorius

Demonstration game of water basketball.


Northern Rangers vs Launceston United

Published: May 17, 2009
Length: 53:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Stefano Lufi

Northern Ranger defeated Launceston United 6 -0 in a one sided match on Friday Night at the NTCA ground in Launceston . Thanks to Brendan Lichtendonk from Northern Rangers for suppling the ...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Launceston Reception Centre

Launceston Reception Centre, formerly the Launceston Remand Centre, an Australian maximum security prison for male and female inmates held on remand, is located in Launceston, Tasmania. The facility is operated by the Tasmanian Prison Service, an agency of the Department of Justice of the Government of Tasmania.

Located at -41.4356, 147.136 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prisons in Tasmania

North Esk River

The North Esk River is a river in Tasmania, Australia. It is one of the tributaries of the Tamar River together with the South Esk River. It starts in the Northallerton Valley below Ben Nevis in the states North East joining with the St Patricks River, flowing through Launceston. Launceston's Old Seaport tourist feature is located on the North Esk River. The river becomes tidal downstream of Hoblers Bridge to where it meets the Tamar.

Located at -41.4333, 147.133 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Tasmania, Tamar River

89.3 LAFM

89.3 LAFM is a radio station based in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. It opened on 14 December 1930, broadcasting on 1100 kHz and from 1978 1098 kHz. The station has had many owners including AWA Limited, 3KZ, RG Capital Radio Network, Macquarie Regional RadioWorks and currently Grant Broadcasters. Its' studios are located in York Street, Launceston, and serve as the network hub for its Northern Tasmanian radio stations, 7BU, 7AD, 7SD and their sister Sea FM stations.

Located at -41.4403, 147.139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Radio stations in Tasmania, Radio stations established in 1930

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery

The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG) is a museum located in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Established in 1891, the Queen Victoria has a strong reputation for its excellent collection, which includes fine exhibitions of colonial art, contemporary craft and design, Tasmanian history and natural sciences, specifically a zoology collection.

Located at -41.4378, 147.134 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums in Tasmania, Museums established in 1891, Natural history museums in Australia, Art museums and galleries in Australia, Planetaria, Buildings and structures in Launceston, Tasmania, 1891 establishments in Australia, History museums in Australia, Railway museums in Australia

Albert Hall, Launceston

The Albert Hall is a convention centre in Launceston, Tasmania in the style of high Victorian architecture, first opened as the main structure for the Tasmanian Industrial exhibition which ran from 25 November 1891 to 22 March 1892. It is located on the corner of Tamar Street and Cimitiere Street. It was first listed on the Register of the National Estate on 21 March 1978. Designed by John Duncan and built by J.T.

Located at -41.4329, 147.141 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cultural infrastructure completed in 1891, Buildings and structures in Launceston, Tasmania

City Park Radio

City Park Radio is a community radio station in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, broadcasting on the frequency 103.7 FM and is a member of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. The station started broadcasting on 7 April 1986, from facilities in Newnham as 7LTN-fm. In 1988, the station moved to the 100-year-old City Park Cottage in Launceston's City Park and started using the name City Park Radio. In 1993, work was started on a new studio complex behind the cottage.

Located at -41.4334, 147.142 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Radio stations in Tasmania, Radio stations established in 1986, Community radio stations in Australia

Launceston Synagogue

The Launceston Synagogue is a heritage-listed building located in St. John's Street, Launceston, Tasmania. Built in 1844 by Tasmanian builders Barton and Bennell, the building is Australia's second-oldest synagogue, the oldest place of non-Christian worship in Launceston, and is a rare example of an Egyptian revival architecture in Australia.

Located at -41.4395, 147.14 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Launceston, Tasmania, Visitor attractions in Tasmania, History of Tasmania, Synagogues in Australia, Egyptian Revival architecture, Places of worship in Tasmania, National Trust of Australia

Launceston College

Launceston College is located in Tasmania's second largest city of Launceston. The school offers a large variety of educational subjects for a considerable number of Tasmanians. The campus stretches over two city blocks and incorporates a state of the art gymnasium complex including a swimming pool with sauna and spa, two full size basketball courts, rock climbing wall, full weights gym and squash courts.

Located at -41.4398, 147.133 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
High schools in Tasmania, Schools in Launceston, Tasmania, Buildings and structures in Launceston, Tasmania

90.1 Chilli FM

90.1 Chilli FM is a radio station based in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Originally broadcasting on 1008AM as 7EX, Launceston's second commercial radio station, the station converted to 90.1 FM in 2008. Grant Broadcasters purchased the station from TOTE Sport Radio in December 2010 and re-launched the station as CHR Chilli FM on 26 January 2011.

Located at -41.4397, 147.138 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Radio stations in Tasmania

Sacred Heart School, Launceston

Sacred Heart School is currently a Catholic Primary School in Launceston, Tasmania, noted for its historical roots, having been founded in 1873.

Located at -41.44, 147.136 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Private schools in Tasmania, Schools in Launceston, Tasmania, Roman Catholic schools in Australia, Educational institutions established in 1872, 1872 establishments in Australia, Buildings and structures in Launceston, Tasmania

Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston

The Hotel Grand Chancellor in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia formerly known as the Novetel, is a seven-storey building located in the city's central business district (CBD). Completed in August 1989, the building was constructed at a cost of $44 million, with up to 130 men working on-site. Before the official opening of the hotel, 20,000 locals visited the Chancellor on its open day.

Located at -41.4346, 147.141 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Grand Hotels International, Hotels in Launceston, Hotels established in 1989, Buildings and structures in Launceston, Tasmania

Launceston Gasworks

The Launceston Gasworks was the principal supplier of gas to the city of Launceston in Tasmania before the importation of LPG in the 1970s. The gasworks produced gas by heating coal and siphoning off the gas that it released. The first buildings on site were the horizontal retort buildings built in 1860 from brick and sandstone. The site was later used by Origin Energy as their Launceston LPG outlet.

Located at -41.4316, 147.141 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Launceston, Tasmania, 1858 establishments in Australia, Manufacturing plants in Australia, History of Tasmania

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Patersonia, Launcestown, Launceston, لاونسستون, Lonseston, لانسستون، تاسمانی, لانسێستن، تاسمانیا, לונסטון, LST, ローンセストン, ლონსესტონი, 론서스턴, لاونسسٹن, Лонсестон, लॉनसेसटन, லான்செசுடன், لانسسٹن، تسمانیا, 朗塞斯顿