Day Trips from Launceston

Explore the hidden gems near Launceston with our curated day trips. Immerse yourself in nature, history, and adventure just a stone's throw away.

The Best Day Trips from Launceston

When the wanderlust whispers in your ear, calling you to explore beyond the charming streets of Launceston, you'll find that Tasmania's northern gem is the perfect launchpad for a myriad of day trip adventures. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a history buff, or simply in search of a delightful change of scenery, there's a little something for everyone just a stone's throw away. And for those seeking a seamless experience, Happytripz is your trusted companion, ensuring that your day out is as enchanting as the destinations themselves.

Enchanting Cataract Gorge

Just a mere 15-minute drive from the city center, Cataract Gorge is a slice of wilderness that beckons with its rugged cliffs and serene gardens. Traverse the suspension bridge, take a dip in the natural swimming pool, or simply enjoy a leisurely lunch at the café. With Happytripz, you'll be transported to this oasis with ease, allowing you more time to immerse yourself in its natural beauty. Find your way there with Google Maps.

Historic Beauty of Evandale

Step back in time with a visit to the quaint village of Evandale, a 20-minute journey from Launceston. Admire the well-preserved Georgian and Victorian buildings, and if you're lucky, catch the weekly Sunday market. Happytripz ensures you don't miss a beat, guiding you through the town's storied streets.

Tamar Valley Wine Route

For the connoisseurs of the finer things in life, the Tamar Valley Wine Route is an absolute must. This scenic drive meanders through lush countryside, dotted with vineyards offering exquisite Tasmanian wines. Let Happytripz be your designated driver, so you can sip and savor to your heart's content.

  • Bay of Fires: Pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters await at the Bay of Fires, a coastal haven approximately 2.5 hours from Launceston. This natural wonder is famed for its orange-lichen-covered granite boulders, and with Happytripz, you'll arrive in time to witness the sun casting its golden glow over the bay.
  • Cradle Mountain: Nature lovers will revel in the opportunity to explore Cradle Mountain, part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Embark on a Happytripz journey to this iconic destination, where you can breathe in the crisp mountain air and encounter the local wildlife.

With Happytripz at the helm, your day trips from Launceston are not just excursions; they're memories in the making. So, lace up your walking shoes, grab your camera, and let's set off on an adventure that's as unique as you are.

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Oaklee Castaneda

The scenic drive from Launceston to the Tamar Valley was breathtaking, with plenty of stops for wine tasting and beautiful views.

Elizabeth Bean

Had an amazing day at Cataract Gorge, just a short trip from Launceston. The chairlift ride offered stunning views of the gorge.

Jagger Singh

The historic village of Evandale is a must-see. It's a quick trip from Launceston and offers a charming glimpse into the past.

Layla Quintana

Loved the day trip to Cradle Mountain from Launceston. The hikes were invigorating and the scenery was simply unforgettable.

Charlee Jordan

Took a day trip to the Bay of Fires from Launceston and was amazed by the crystal-clear waters and pristine beaches. Highly recommend!