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Launceston and North

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Launceston, or ‘Lonnie’ as known by the locals, is Tasmania’s second-largest city packed full of heritage, art galleries and museums. Surrounded by fabulous food and wine areas, the city offers a perfect combination of local delights to discover. It's also a good place to base yourself for easy day...
mole creek caves
As we clambered into Westmorland Cave, our hands and feet searching for holds in the fading light, I lost all sense of the world outside. Cool, clear water hurried past us, sparkling in the beams of our head torches. Chasing the stream as it disappeared like a mole into...
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Stanley Seal Cruises

Sometimes it's the unplanned experiences that you remember best, long after your holiday. Wandering along Fisherman’s Dock at Stanley in far north-west Tasmania with my teenage daughter, we see a Stanley seal cruise boat – the Sylvia C. Unplanned, we rashly climb aboard the departing boat joining a couple...
spreyton cider tasmania
It doesn’t get much more picturesque or quintessentially Tasmanian than the view from the cellar door at Spreyton Cider on a sunny day. Clear blue sky, verdant grass and apple trees stretching off into the distance, it’s a spot where you can easily consume a quiet cider or two. Tasmanian...
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Wings Wildlife Park

Will Wing’s favourite animal is the Tasmanian devil. His choice differs greatly from his grandfather, Colin, the boss of Tasmania’s largest wildlife and animal park, Wing’s Wildlife Park. Wings Wildlife Park - Meet the family Will and Colin Wing at Wings Wildlife Park near Ulverstone, Tasmania.10-year-old Will looks set to...
lauceston restaurants
While there are many activities and things to do in Launceston, discovering new places to eat in Launceston is one of life's pleasures. You can spend days discovering new dishes in the best Launceston restaurants. But beware, 72 hours of gluttony in Launceston isn’t for the faint-hearted. It requires stamina,...