Waratah on York

12 York Street, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250, Australia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Launceston

Livin' like the locals

A travel blog entry by travel.bug279 on May 03, 2014

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Dinner was at The Royal Oak, a classic grungy pub that serves typical hearty pub style meals. The lack of sleep led to confusion and the creation of new hybrid meals; cow bacon & salmon shanks. It kept us amused throughout the evening at least. We demolished gargantuan servings & rolled out of the pub quite satisfied. My butt didn't really appreciate the lawn chairs though.
In bed early to be up early the following ...

Day 3

A travel blog entry by dave-michelle on Feb 10, 2014

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... place to visit and we will have to go back and spend some more time. Michelle must of loved the chair lift as I could not peel her fingers of the railing the whole time.

After dropping our gear at the hotel we headed down to Narawntapu National Park on dusk where the pademelons and wombats allow you to come very ...

I Got to Cuddle a Wombat!

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Jan 09, 2014

3 comments, 27 photos

... job of showing what we saw at the park than I can accomplish by telling. One awesome thing we saw that is not captured well in the photos was the Tasmanian devil feeding, where six devils completely polished off the back half of a wallaby, fur and bones and all, in about 20 minutes. They shrieked at each other and tussled a bit over the meat, and it was such a treat to see them interacting with each other, since they are very solitary animals. I ...

City Life

A travel blog entry by davidcombden on Feb 11, 2013

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... two big cities on the island. We flew into Hobart in the afternoon on Saturday Feb 2nd and, after spending a day and a half touring around the Huon Valley (bugging platypus' and generally making a nuisance of ourselves, more on that in the next post), we returned to Hobart on Monday morning and spent the day there. These were a few of the things we wanted to see, in no particular order; the marina, the maritime museum, the Salamanca market, fish and chips, wooden ...

Beaches, Prisons and Hobart!

A travel blog entry by gillie.bowen on Nov 20, 2012

5 comments, 14 photos

... down and like most of Tasmania’s towns, have been replaced by low level shopping precincts, covered in gaudy hoardings.

We drove on to Low Head and the Pilot Station (still operational) and the lighthouse. The views across the Tamar estuary are beautiful. Our old friend, Captain Flinder, was busy here too: he discovered in 1798 that ‘Van Diemen’s Land’ (as Tasmania used to be known) was in fact an island and not ...

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This hotel, located on 12 York Street, Launceston, is near City Park, The Tamar Valley, J. Boag & Son, and The Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.
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