Launceston, TAS

The Northern Region of Tasmania is an area of rugged coastlines, beaches and friendly cities. The gateway to Tasmania, Devonport as well as having one of the three airports in the area, is the port for the vehicular ferry, Spirit of Tasmania, which runs a service across Bass Strait .

Launceston is the state's second largest city and has modern tourist amenities. Two National Parks are in the region as well as The Cataract Gorge Reserve where you can ride the longest chairlift span in the world which hangs above the spectacular gorge. Other attractions are the convict era history and historic buildings,whilst also having some of the best trout fishing in the world.

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