Located at the southern end of the Tamar Valley, the 'Valley of the senses', the city of Launceston is the third-oldest city within Australia. With fine Victorian-era buildings lining the streetscape and well preserved historic buildings showcasing the city's heritage, Launceston is a city of elegant architecture rich in history. A place of adventure and stunning scenery, Launceston offers a diversity of natural wilderness, with the Cataract Gorge within walking distance. North of the city, boardwalks and viewing hides provide the opportunity to observe a vast range of water birds amongst the extensive wetlands of the Tamar. To the east, the sheer crags and meadows of Ben Lomond National Park provide the perfect place for exploring the region on foot.
Peppers Seaport Hotel provides the perfect base to explore Launceston. Located in the heart of Launceston's Old Seaport Dock area just 5 minutes from the city centre, this Launceston hotel offers a unique selection of Deluxe Rooms and Suites, each boasting private balconies and views over the Seaport marina or out across the historic town and mountains. For stylish accommodation featuring European style balconies, spa baths, along with all of the modern comforts you require, look no further than Mantra Charles Hotel. Offering a variety of accommodation options from Studios through to 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments, this classy hotel is complete with 24 hour reception, daily housekeeping, onsite car parking (fee applies), room service, lobby lounge and onsite restaurant and bar serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, allowing you to enjoy a delicious seasonal menu.