Backpacker Hub

Address: 1 Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250, Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 1 Tamar Street, Launceston, is near City Park, The Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, The Tamar Valley, and J. Boag & Son.
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Travel Blogs from Launceston

Cradle Mountain

A travel blog entry by kathy9669 on Apr 01, 2015

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... Not easy. But eventually we all were satisfied with our loop. Cradle mountain itself we didn't climb. But skirting around it was already nice enough. At 5pm, we were at the Tasmanian devil sanctuary. First thing that greeted us, a fat cute adolescent wombat that is wondering in the enclosure and trying to gnaw its way out. It was a cute little thing but kind of grumpy. And then! We saw more wombats in the vicinity of the sanctuary. So, ...

Pennyfarthing National Championships February 21st

A travel blog entry by billandtrish on Feb 22, 2015

1 comment, 15 photos

... was still pumping out around the town. On Sunday we drove out to Clarendon House - a wonderful example of life in the 1800s for James Cox and his wife Eliza(second wife). We were lucky to have a fellow introduce the history of the house and family to us and then we wandered through the rooms and around the gardens. The locals had a marathon run that finished in the gardens, and the pennyfarthing riders also rode the 10km out to the house. We ...

Great Scallop Pie!

A travel blog entry by jimbo.maddy on Jan 05, 2015

18 photos

We stayed at Gravelly Beach Rest Area which is a free camp spot on the Tamar river and approx 23 klms from Launceston. We had some nice Kangaroo steak on the bbq and picked some oysters off the river banks to use as bait for a spot of fishing afterwards. Since arriving in Tassie, I have been trying to find a bakery that sells the highly recommended 'Scallop Pie' but no luck as yet. So far, we have tried about half a dozen places with ...

Watery Hayfever Eyes Get The Better of Me

A travel blog entry by simonejacob on Nov 09, 2014

8 photos

... Tyres - For those who brought spare tyres the truck will be at the destination point from 5pm if you want your tyres changed
* Route - Provided in both a written and verbal manner, along with a few pages of directions and tripmeter readings, a map, details as to the GPS files riders had been emailed with in advance, along with instructions as to the arrow system. Arrows on an orange sticker indicate directions along the main route, arrows on a ...

Day 10 Hanoi to Hue

A travel blog entry by suepaine on Sep 07, 2014

... long list of options including nails, massages, hair etc. we gave a precise list of everyone's request to Our tour guide Phong who diligently went and booked our requests. After lunch we all headed off for a bit of pampering. Jenny, Di M and Penny had a foot massage and a pedicure while Sue, Di and Ann were taken upstairs for what we thought was a head, neck and shoulder massage and pedicure and manicure ...