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Address: at 1842 Gallery, St John and Cimitiere Streets, Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6331 2213
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Great walking tour around Launceston

We enjoyed a lot our historic walk with Robyn, who shared her knowledge about Launceston history and architecture with us. If you are in Launceston and want to understand better... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 March 2016
maykka17
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Townsville, Australia
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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We enjoyed a lot our historic walk with Robyn, who shared her knowledge about Launceston history and architecture with us. If you are in Launceston and want to understand better its history, you can't miss it!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Thanks Robyn for an interesting and passionate insight into Launceston history and architecture. Fantastic to see locals caring about their historical legacy and walking the talk.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Launceston is a small, quiet town, but the lady leading this tour was passionate about its history and pointed out many details of its beautiful old buildings which we would otherwise probably not have noticed, and we would certainly not have known the history behind them. Worth doing if you are staying in the area for a few days, to... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Definitely worth the $15 value (you can even get 10% discount if you quote the Launceston tourist guide). Robyn is an enthusiastic and highly knowledgeable guide who shares her love of Launceston history and her pride as a resident of the city. Visitors are provided with interesting examples of past community life, told the differences among Victorian, Georgian and Federation... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

There were only two of us on the tour, but Robyn spoke as passionately as if she were giving a speech at a grand hall. Her flair for drama made the tour engaging, as well as educational. This was a terrific way to appreciate Launceston, and get a feel for its history and present.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

I was the only traveller to take this walking tour on a rainy Thursday morning. Robyn took the tour, it was very enjoyable and she clearly has a lot of passion for her city and enjoys sharing it with others. The tour covers many of Launceston's heritage buildings, sites, and provides some historical context for the city. My only suggestion... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Good historical value and a great way to enjoy Launceston for free. Easy enough and can walk at own pace to do.There is a free bus in city sadly only runs Mon - Fri.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

we really enjoyed our tour with Robyn. Great insight to the buildings in Launceston and the people who lived in them. It is wonderful to see so many historical buildings. The 1842 Gallery is excellant, the craftmanship is a real credit, beautiful, art and photography all worth admiring and buying.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Our tour guide was Robyn who gave us very enthusiastic tour of historical Launceston an insight to the history it made a lot of sense to the past and present geography and building dynamics

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

For $15 this 1-1.5 hour easy walking tour through Launceston is fabulous value. Robyn is a very informative guide and passionate about Launceston's history and architecture. The tour left from the 1842 Gallery at 10am. We certainly left with a head full of knowledge and appreciation of Launceston - both today and it's bygone days.

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