Launceston Region

Launceston Region

Launceston Region - Tasmania

Vibrant with the surge of human passions showcased in the cool climate wineries and the delightful vineyard restaurants of the Tamar Valley, just a stones throw from Launceston. Stroll along the waterfront, taking in the rejuvenated Launceston Seaport with a selection of eateries, galleries and restaurants. Brimming with tourist features this compact town makes exploration a breeze with dynamic museums, galleries and cafes. The Ben Lamond National park is the place to be for rock climbers, skiers and bushwalkers. After you've worked up a nice thirst, a visit to the Boag's Brewery will be very tempting for beer lovers to learn of the brewing tradition of J Boag and Son and let's not forget a bit of a sample of the good old amber liquid.

The charming town of Beauty Point is blessed with a celebrated maritime culture in Tasmania's north - east and soak up the precious rays of sunshine at the popular seaside destination of Bridport. Attention all craft fanatics, the small rural town of Deloraine plays host to the Tasmanian Craft Fair, the biggest working craft fair in Australia.

Penny farthing buffs 'listen up' and start planning your visit to Evandale in February. This pretty Georgian town is the host of the world's largest penny farthing event, attracting visitors from around the globe to attend the Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships.

Scottsdale is touted as possessing 'The best soil on the island' so it is little wonder that this friendly town contributes some of Tasmania's most bountiful agricultural and forestry country.