Waratah on York

12 York Street, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250, Australia | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by larsennz2007


We had a bit of a sleep in this morning (until 7.30am) then went to breakfast at the Cube, a café/restaurant at Seaport down on the waterfront, then a short drive to Cataract Gorge where we jumped on the chairlift across the gorge to the walking tracks. Apparently, this is the longest single span (308 metres) chairlift in the world. The chairlift …

Stanley to Launceston

A travel blog entry by larsennz2007


We wake to a clear morning and a warmish 10 degrees, put another log on the fire and had our continental breakfast (supplied as part of our package by Charlotte). Packed and on the road by about 9.15am, with another couple of stops for photos on the drive back in to Stanley. The sun was rising on The Nut, so the lighting was a bit different. …

Cataract Gorge, First Basin and Launceston City

A travel blog entry by mike_margaret

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... doing what birds do. It started raining so we waited out the short shower under a bigger leafy tree before walking back to the chairlift. The attendant kindly wiped down the wet chairs for us and we set off down the hill again.

Back at the base station, we wandered along the path to the Alexandra Suspension Bridge and then went to the cafe for coffee and the $10 flathead fish and chips. As we sat there we watched ...

A Long Day

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn


... was in the CBD of Launceston where we visited the information centre and found out more about all the wine trails in the nearby area. There are tons of wineries with open cellar doors in the summer here. We started at Goaty Hill and we each tried some wines. These were really good wines. This was the first time I have been able to pick up and recognize scents in a wine before reading about what I was supposed to smell! For example, there was a Sauvignon ...

First day in Launceston!

A travel blog entry by marlenesmith


... things but didn't make any interesting purchases. Maurice went off on his own and came back with some cheese, sausage and olives which we sampled this afternoon. Alan and I had a lovely dinner at a French restaurant tonight, Pierre's, and Millie and Maurice went for Mexican. We met back at the hotel but only briefly as we were all tired so settled for an early night ready for a trip to the Tamar Valley tomorrow.


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This hotel, located on 12 York Street, Launceston, is near City Park, The Tamar Valley, J. Boag & Son, and Tamar River Cruises.
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