Three days in Launceston gives you time to enjoy a combination of activities that showcase the areas natural and cultural attractions, as well as a day trip to one of Tasmanias top destinations.
How many nights should I spend in Launceston?
Many base themselves in Launceston and Hobart, this can be handy, but limiting and as long as you dont mind a return trip to Cradle Mountain taking 5 hours just to drive, then it will be OK. Personally I would look at 3 night Launceston, 3 nights along the East Coast and 4 nights Hobart.
How many days in Tasmania is enough?
Ideally spend 3-4 days but can be more if you love hiking, beach holidaying, diving… The East Coast is absolutely stunning. The highlight if this region is no doubt : Freycinet National Park. Here you can kayak the bays, take a scenic flight over the world class Wineglass Bay or simply walk!
What is the best month to visit Tasmania?
The best time to visit Tasmania is between December and February, Australias summer season. Though crowds are at their thickest and room rates at their highest, these months offer the most comfortable temperatures for enjoying the islands abundant outdoor activities.
How many days do you need at Cradle Mountain?
Aside from the Overland Track, walkers can also enjoy a circuit of Cradle Mountain. For the Overland Track, walkers will spend around 5 nights/6 days (depending on pace) walking 65 kilometres. For more in-depth information, visit Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife.
Is Launceston Cornwall worth visiting?
Launceston is not a major tourist town, though it has its charms. It is just in Cornwall close to the Devon border beside the main A30 trunk road into Cornwall. It is inland, a fair way from the coast, but is well situated with good road links for exploring North Cornwall and the moors.
Is it worth staying at Cradle Mountain?
Cradle Mountain is an impossibly beautiful place to visit, but staying overnight in the area sure doesnt come cheap. Youll find a handful of lovely but fairly pricy mountain lodges set near the park entrance, as well as a holiday park for the more budget-conscious travellers. A beautiful place to stay amongst nature.
Is Cradle Mountain worth visiting?
Cradle Mountain: Feel free to skip Cradle Mountain if youre not a hiker, but its worth doing if youre keen to do some walking. Its easy hiking here, with a boardwalk for much of the route, but its still spectacular. Freycinet National Park: Aim to spend at least two days here, exploring and hiking the area.
How do I spend a day in Launceston?
Below is a list of both free and ticketed attractions that you can enjoy in Launceston for a day.Cataract Gorge Reserve & First Chairlift. City Park. Queen Victoria Museum & Gallery. Franklin House. Tamar River Cruises. The National Automobile Museum of Tasmania. Launceston Tramway Museum. The Tamar Island Wetlands.More items •27 Feb 2016
How far is the nearest beach from Launceston?
The closest beach as the crow flies to Launceston is Widemouth Beach which is in Poundstock, Cornwall and is 13.78 miles from Launceston.
What shops are there in Launceston?
Charlie Bears Gallery & Shop. 130. Speciality & Gift Shops. Jo Downs Handmade Glass. Speciality & Gift Shops • Art Galleries. By P6939ECdebbiem. Jolly Little Gifts. Speciality & Gift Shops. Zebediahs Art and Craft Makers Collective. Speciality & Gift Shops.The Byre. Speciality & Gift Shops.Queen Of Bombs. Speciality & Gift Shops.
Can I sleep in my car in Tasmania?
Its not illegal to sleep in your car in Tasmania, South Australia, or Western Australia, but there are stricter laws around doing so near beaches and in parks. However, sleeping in your car while drunk can be interpreted by police as illegal, so do whatever you can to avoid it.
How many days do you need to drive around Tasmania?
The Lap of Tasmania route [map] is around 1,500km long, and we feel that you should allow at least 7 days (this itinerary shows you how). Ideally, we recommend 14 days or more to drive around Tasmania (especially if you are in a caravan).
Which part of Tasmania has the best climate?
The east coast is sometimes called the sun coast because of its sunny climate. In the south-east, including Hobart, Spring receives slightly more rainfall than Winter, and Spring also has slightly more rainy days than Winter.