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Launceston City day trip including Cataract Gorge and the Tamar Valley are the best things to do in Launceston.


8 hours, $200/person, $720 private charter for 1 - 4 passengers.  (A full day tour from Launceston)
  • Entry fee included for Platypus House or Seahorse World.  (For 2 or more guests)

Launceston City, Cataract Gorge & the Tamar Valley

Looking for things to do in Launceston?Explore this historic city of and enjoy breathtaking views of the Tamar River whilst learning about the local history and visit some of Tasmania's beautiful forests and scenic views.


The Tamar Valley is an enticing landscape with a beautiful winding waterway of the Tamar Estuary which meanders around 70km of the valley.

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Launceston is a lively city full of great food and fine wine and is teeming with culture and nature and history. The famous Cataract Gorge is just minutes from the city centre.

Launceston is Tasmania's second largest city and still maintains many of its historical cityscapes in excellent condition, including century old parks as well as Victorian and Georgian style commercial buildings and homes.


  • Pick up from Launceston CBD at 09:00;

  • Drop off in Launceston CBD at around17:00;

  • Tour Duration approximately 8 hours;

  • Entry fee included for Platypus House or Seahorse World.


  1. Launceston:- Take a tour around Tasmania's second largest city and learn about the early history and view the stunning architecture and open green spaces;

  2. Grindelwald:- Explore the village square and learn about the Dutch man's dream of creating a Swiss-style village;

  3. Brady's Lookout:-  Stroll up the small hill for the best view over the Tamar River and across to St Mathias Church at Windemere;

  4. Beaconsfield:- Optional stop to investigate the gold mine that was established in the 1870s and the site of the underground rescue in 2006;

  5. Beauty Point:- Stop for lunch after visiting Sea Horse World OR Platypus House and learning all about the growth and development of the animals and their habitats;

  6. Batman Bridge:- Stop at the bottom of the bridge and learn about the cable stay construction technique and watch the whirl pools as the water flows through this narrow river neck;

  7. Seasonal Fruit Farms:- Hungry?  It's your chance to stop and pick seasonal fruit along the way;

  8. Cataract Gorge:- is a river gorge in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, approximately 1.5 km from the city centre and where the South Esk River flows into the Tamar estuary. It is one of the region's premier tourist attractions and accessible to all ages.

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