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Launceston is the second largest city in Tasmania, with around 100,000 residents. The city is built in typically Georgian and Victorian styles, much of it preserved and restored. Activities in Launceston include the longest chairlift in the world at 308 metres across the gorge. Tasmanian Devils are also found in the Tasmania Zoo located in Launceston.

Launceston is a picturesque resort city located in northern Tasmania. Attracting over 400,000 visitors each year, Launceston is very much a colonial British city, named after Launceston in Cornwall, England. Much of the original English architecture remains, and the quaint city retains its British heritage with extensive gardens and parks.

Launceston is also one of the economic centres of northern Tasmania, and although only has a population of around 100,000 people, the surrounding areas and region is dependant of the business district inside Launceston. Launceston is also where you will find The University of Tasmania and Australian Maritime College campuses.

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Arts and entertainment are not amiss in Launceston, with popular attractions including the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery and Australia's oldest bookshop built in 1844 - A.W. Birchall & Sons. 

Hotels and serviced apartments are available for short and long stays - for business of leisure. Hotels range from 4.5 star to boutique 3 star hotels and backpackers accommodation.

  • WORLD BLUE Pty Ltd
  • An M-Power Accommodation Pty Ltd company
  • 355 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000 Australia
  • Travel Agent: 2TA5687 / TIDS: 96-818024 / ABN: 41 111 263 515
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