A quick flight from Melbourne or Sydney and a short trip from Tasmania’s other main centres, The Tamar Valley has all you need for a perfect short break or a major holiday. Launceston is an ideal base to start your discovery of the many natural and historic attractions of the Tamar Valley – without fuss or frenzy.
The Tamar Valley is situated in the central north of Tasmania, and roughly half a day to anywhere on the Island! A simple 2.5 hours from the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain, granite formations and beaches on the East Coast, spectacular Wineglass Bay, (and even Hobart!) The Tamar Valley truly is the Heart of our island State.
In a heartbeat...
Launceston Airport is serviced by Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia and is just a 50 minute flight from Melbourne. Spirit of Tasmania also sails regularly from Melbourne into Devonport - just over an hour’s drive into the Tamar Valley.