Haven House

58 Herbert St, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250, Australia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Launceston

A Long Day

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn


... a residential area with farm land around it and a nice lake in front of it. The man we met here was a complete character. He's originally from the U.S. and came here in the 70s. He bought his 30 acres of land for $30 000, cleared all the trees and bush and created a gorgeous vineyard with fabulous wines. This was the first vineyard in the area and when he set out to make red wines other than Pinot Noir, everyone told him he couldn't do it. He did it! We ...

The Cascade Gorge, Platapus, Echidna, and Wine

A travel blog entry by maryleabyrd


... they sleep and lay their eggs in land burrows. It was very difficult to get pictures of the platypus, the room light was dim and they tended to hide in the corners or swim very quickly across the tanks. The echidna were much more photo friendly and it was fun watching them lap up the food. Our final stop of the tour was at Ninth Island Winery where we tasted 10 ...

Van Diemen's Land

A travel blog entry by jamieselina


... between the UK and Oz: on Bank Holidays, it's a lockdown. The streets are deserted. Most of the shops and pubs are closed. Families hole up at home with supplies. As a result, Launceston was a total ghost town. A lot of the streets look a little like Western frontier towns too, adding to the effect.

We did have a nice walk along a gorge but really we couldn't wait to leave.

Cataract Gorge

A travel blog entry by glennlouisefitz


... beauty of the scene is probably not surpassed in the world. I wouldn't say that, but it is a pretty gorge with steep cliffs on both sides. The river that passes through, and has shaped the gorge over thousands of years is the South Esk River.

The gorge was made up of three basins (broad ponds) but today the first basin is the only one visible as the two other basins are ...

Holy Cow!

A travel blog entry by atame


... we tried the Pepper Berry and Lemon Myrtle ice cream : OMG!). We also bought some locally produced Cheddar cheeses (one piece with sun-dried tomatoes and one with chillies and chives). We haven't tasted them yet, but they look delicious. A plus was the Lavazza coffee they served (hehehe this is for the Italians). The name of this fabulous place is: Holy Cow! Don't miss it, if you are around here.
We decided to take a little detour to go and ...


This hotel, located on 58 Herbert St, Launceston, is near City Park, The Tamar Valley, The Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and Tamar River Cruises.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good