Launceston has a relaxed feel and is compact in size with nothing too far away. This makes it an ideal city to explore by foot or on a bike.

Centrally located it is the perfect city to base yourself in while you explore our beautiful State. Everything you need to have an amazing family experience is right on Launceston’s doorstep; from the magnificent natural attractions including the spectacular Cataract Gorge Reserve, which is Tasmania’s top tourist attraction, to the QVMAG, Australia’s largest regional Museum and Art Gallery, and the nearby Tamar Valley – so many kids activities right in town!

The magnificent Cataract Gorge Reserve, is home to the Southern Hemisphere’s longest chairlift, free roaming peacocks showing off their beautiful feathers, a playground and many grassy areas for an awesome picnic. The leafy City Park, in the centre of town, has resident Japanese Macaques and everyone’s favorite train ride.

The kids are well catered for in Launceston with a state of the art aquatic centre, amazing play centres, mini golf, laser tag, trampoline park, farm visits and much more. You are sure to be able to keep them entertained and enjoying their visit.
The Penny Royal Adventures is a great day out for everyone in the family, with Dark rides, gold fossicking, Cliff activities and more. There is sure to be something for the daredevils and the ones that like things a little bit less scary and more close to the ground.

Launceston has a great range of kids activities and things to do that it is sure to keep everyone happy and entertained.