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Stoney Rise

Visiting Tasmania

There are an enormous amount of things to see and do in Tasmania. Not to mention many places to stay, eat and drink at. Naturally we cannot list them all; however here is a list of a few of our favourites:



Hotel Charles

Hotel Charles in Tasmania is modern, stylish, luxury Launceston accommodation...

twofourtwo Apartments

Launceston's ultra-chic historic serviced and self-catering apartments...

Hatherley Birrell Collection

Accommodation, art and design fusion developed by Rebecca and Jack Birrell, artist, graphic designer and architect team, Hatherley Birrell Collection is an outstanding collection of art suites.

Eat & Drink

Blue Cafe Bar

Blue Café Bar is set in a fantastic industrial setting. Arguably Launceston's best coffee, Blue Café Bar also offers al fresco dining, local student and emerging artist exhibitions and a great menu showcasing local and organic produce.

Mud Bar & Restaurant

Mud Bar and Restaurant is a modern, fresh and vibrant eatery and lounge found at the Old Launceston Seaport.

Black Cow Bistro

A new 'up market' steak house from the Stillwater team located in the historic Art Deco Luck's Butchery shop.

Me Wah

Classical and innovative Cantonese cuisine.

Stillwater Restaurant

Situated in the historic Ritchie's Mill at the mouth of the Cataract Gorge, the restaurant glows with the authentic warmth only an 1830s timber building can offer. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Novaro's Italian Restaurant

Offering a provincial Italian dining experience, Novaro's is an award winning, intimate restaurant specialising in local produce.

Something else

Alps & Amici Foodstore & Kitchen

With an emphasis on local produce Alps & Amici is the one stop shop! Fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and small goods, bread, cheese, wine, artisan beer, grocery items and best of all ready-to-go restaurant quality meals. And for the sweet tooth or the perfect "Thank you for having us" gift, Sally's handcrafted cupcakes.

To Do

Tamar Valley Wine Route

Follow the yellow and blue signs to discover more than thirty cellar doors spread over 170km around the Tamar Valley.

Design Centre

The Design Centre has Australia's only museum collection of contemporary wood design. The Design Centre runs exhibitions and tours of crafts, design and art, both nationally and internationally.

Queen Victoria Museum & Art Galley

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG) is Launceston's arts, cultural and creative heartbeat and gateway to Tasmania's history and character. Great exhibitions and collections for young and old.

Catarach Gorge

Launceston's own piece of wilderness only a 15 minute walk or 2 minute drive from the city centre. Stunning walking trails, gardens and wildlife. Not to mention the world's longest single span chairlift, suspension bridge, swimming pool, restaurant, kiosk, and café.

The Old Launceston Seaport

Great cafes and restaurants set along the boardwalk of the Tamar River.

City Park

Located in the heart of Launceston. This beautiful parkland features mature trees and shrubs, a display of annual flowers, a Japanese Macaque monkey enclosure, the John Hart Conservatory, a duck pond, barbeque area and a children's playground.