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Launceston Tours & Attractions

There are many Attractions and Tours for the tourist or visitor to Launceston, Tasmania. While in Launceston - check out some of these fantastic attractions and tours.

Launceston Planetarium

See the stars at the Launceston Planetarium in the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Tasmania. The Planetarium presents a variety of astronomy shows by projecting images of the southern night sky onto a domed ceiling, accompanied by additional effects and narration. The Planetarium projector, the heart of the system, reproduces all of the stars visible to the unaided eye from the southern hemisphere, and simulates the apparent motion of the stars as the earth rotates. Each programme runs for 25 to 30 minutes, followed by a talk describing the current sights of the Tasmanian night sky, showing the positions of the planets and constellations. A special feature is the solar telescope showing a fascinating live television picture of the Sun (on sunny days only, of course).

Launceston Historic Walks

Explore Launceston and feel its history on a guided sightseeing tour with Launceston Historic Walks. Launceston is Australia's third oldest city. It is filled with character and charm, has retained many of its old buildings and has a rich and colourful past. Walking tours of Cataract Gorge, old inns, old churches, and Invermay can be arranged, or your own tailored tour for groups and bus tours.

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