Launceston Holidays

Australia
Dreaming of a trip to Australia? Launceston has everything you need for a great holiday. You could visit Cataract Gorge Reserve, or how about spending an afternoon at Harvest Launceston Community Farmers' Market? Better still, it doesn't need to cost you the world. We compare hundreds of flight and hotel …

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How to get to Launceston

Here's what you need to know about getting to Launceston. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Launceston takes 1 day, 1 hour, 5 minutes.

When to go to Launceston

Typical Holiday Price

£1236 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Launceston varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

March

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - March is the cheapest month to go to Launceston.

Where to stay in Launceston

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Launceston, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Launceston

Matthew Crompton | Trip by SkyscannerCataract Gorge Reserve
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Andrew Strikis | Trip by SkyscannerHarvest Launceston Community Farmers' Market
Harvest Launceston Community Farmers' Market
Carmen Allan-Petale | Trip by SkyscannerJames Boag’s Brewery
James Boag’s Brewery
Andrew Strikis | Trip by SkyscannerBen Lomond Tasmania
Ben Lomond Tasmania
Plaze | Trip by SkyscannerCateract Gorge
Cateract Gorge
Andrew Strikis | Trip by SkyscannerCity Park
City Park
andersbknudsen | FlickrRed Brick Road Cider House & Bar
Red Brick Road Cider House & Bar
kmf164 | FlickrLaunceston Eskmarket
Launceston Eskmarket
denisbin | FlickrLaunceston Historic Walks -- CLOSED
Launceston Historic Walks -- CLOSED
Andrew Strikis | Trip by SkyscannerTamar Valley Wine Region
Tamar Valley Wine Region

Reviews of Launceston

Michael Frost
Michael Frost
19/12/2018

It's a very clean and spacious city with no traffic anywhere you go. Population is low across the entire state so it's very easy to make friends and remember people. Also some of the best coffee beans and brews come from Tasmania. Great culture!

Matthew Crompton
Matthew CromptonSydney
13/05/2014

While not Tasmania's prettiest town, Launceston is a place perfectly situated as a base from which to explore the island's northeast (fun fact: most reported sightings of the presumed-extinct Tasmanian tiger come from this area). Even if you're on foot, though, there are still scads of great nature opportunities all around. A walk in the stunning Cataract Gorge, nearby, is a perfect place to start.

AussieCamper Van
AussieCamper VanMelbourne
17/04/2014

This is one of the finest places of unique experiences in surroundings with delicious and royal Dining. Here you can visit Steel Water, Fee and Me and black cow. Royal part and City Park in regular intervals organizing events.

Frances Nguyen Ha
Frances Nguyen HaSanta Clara
22/08/2011

Launceston is one of Tasmania's major cities. I made a stop here when I took a road trip along Tasmania. I was struck by the small-town feel and the pedestrians walking all over the city since everything was within walking distance. The old-school architecture also gives Launceston some of its charm.

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