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The student experience

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Beyond the lecture hall

Your guide to student life in Launnie

Study, eat, sleep, repeat? There is so much more to a great student experience in Launnie.

Of course, you will need to have your bases covered with cheap eats and free Wi-Fi, but finding ways to connect with your new community is just as important. Dive into experiences and activities that will leave you feeling good and won't cost the earth.

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Cataract Gorge

The leafy heart of Launnie

A stunning natural marvel, the Cataract Gorge is just a 15-minute walk from the city centre. See native wildlife and peacocks and explore the reserve by scenic tracks or riding the chairlift. In summer, make a splash in the pool or enjoy the numerous picnic spots available.

Harvest Market

Harvest Market is a focal point for the Launnie community. Celebrating the best of Tasmanian produce, locals and temporary locals come together to meet, mingle, connect, and be entertained over a coffee.

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Cimitiere Street on Saturdays, 8.30am to 12.30pm

Launceston Library

From the pages that whisper tales of our city's industrious past, to the cosy corners that invite you to explore, learn, and dream.

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Launceston Library, Civic Square

A world of flavour awaits

Whether you're eager to try something new or share flavours from your homeland with friends, discover it all at specialty grocers offering fresh local produce and international delights.

Find ways to connect

Live music

Hit up our What's on page to find festivals and discover your next fave local band at intimate venues all over the city.

Volunteering

Volunteering is a fab way to connect with like-minded locals and make a difference to causes you care about. Contact info@launcestoncentralcity.com.au to find out about current opportunities.

Send cute postcards

Mosey over to the Launceston Post Office on Cameron Street.

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Concerts and performances

Upcoming live shows

Find festivals, local live music and maybe your next fave local band at intimate venues all over the city.

Get from A to B

Launnie offers multiple options for getting about on a student budget.

Bus network

Metro Tasmania buses run throughout Launceston. Greencard holders enjoy 20% cheaper fares than the cash fare, and you may be eligible for a student concession. Find out more on the Metro Tasmania website.

Free Tiger Bus

The Tiger Bus offers free transport throughout the city centre 7 days a week. Find out more on the City of Launceston's Free Tiger Bus webpage.

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e-Scooter

Hire-and-ride e-scooters are available throughout the city. To locate and use the e-scooters, download the service provider's app and sign up. For more info, visit the City of Launceston's e-Scooters webpage.

Bicycle rentals

Launnie is a bike-friendly city with dedicated cycling paths. Consider renting a bicycle from Roll Cycles to navigate the streets easily and absorb the surrounds.

Stretch your legs

Grab your walking shoes! The city's compact size makes it ideal for exploring by foot. You'll be stumbling upon hidden gems in no time.

Top pubs and bars


Woody's Barrel Bar

89, 91 Lindsay Street, Invermay

89, 91 Lindsay Street, Invermay

Woody’s Barrel Bar is situated in the intriguing setting of one of the four historical seaport silos, which were... Read more

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Tenebris

97 Saint John Street, Launceston

97 Saint John Street, Launceston

One of Launceston’s more unique bar offerings, Tenebris serves handmade Nepalese-style dumplings (also known as Momos) and... Read more

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Northern Public House

124 George Street, Launceston

124 George Street, Launceston

Northern Public House, the latest venture from the team at Sports Garden Hotel, is redefining the classic corner pub... Read more

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Hodgy's Bar & Restaurant

5, 61 Cameron Street, Launceston

5, 61 Cameron Street, Launceston

Hodgy's is a haven for those seeking a laid-back vibe, boasting an impressive selection of beer and spirits tower drinks... Read more

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Bar Urbane

26 Seaport Boulevard, Launceston

26 Seaport Boulevard, Launceston

Bar Urbane, a Melbourne-inspired gem in Launceston, redefines sophistication in the heart of Tasmania. This upscale bar... Read more

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Dare Darlin Restaurant

7 Park Street, Launceston

7 Park Street, Launceston

Down by the riverside you’ll find a restaurant where cocktails are flowing, meals are moving, and everyone greets you with a... Read more

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Three Steps on George Bar & Restaurant

158 George Street, Launceston

158 George Street, Launceston

Three Steps on George is a great spot for an after work drink with colleagues or meal. Happy Hours are 5.00 - 6.30 pm... Read more

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Sporties Hotel

252 Charles Street, Launceston

252 Charles Street, Launceston

At the leafy end of Charles St, you’ll find Sporties Hotel, Bar & Kitchen. Perfect for lunch beneath the trees, a pint... Read more

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Tatler Lane by Sweetbrew

74 Saint John Street, Launceston

74 Saint John Street, Launceston

Step inside a warm and inviting atmosphere at Tatler Lane by Sweetbrew. Hidden down one of the alleyways in the heart of... Read more

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