Launceston is the second largest city of Tasmania, Australia. It is known for its wineries in the Tamar Valley, the Cataract Gorge, and the stunning Victorian buildings. The city is a cultural centre filled with modern cafes, museums, and parks. Because the city is small, it is very easy to explore. Launceston Seaport is known for its waterfront restaurants and cafes. Linked to the Seaport is Inveresk, home of some of the best galleries in Australia. The Queen Victoria Museum here is a must-see as well. The city is a two-hour drive away from Hobart.
Another great place to visit is the Home Point rowing course, another area famous for its restaurants and art galleries. There are several national parks and historical villages in Launceston. They are filled with beautiful things to see and discover. One of the most famous national parks here is Narawntapu, which is known for its frequent wildlife sightings.
Pictured is the Cataract Gorge which is only 3 km from the town centre and an easy walk or quick drive from Launceston.