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City Park

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Address: Cimitiere Street and Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6331 4616
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09:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 16:30

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Attractive place to visit the centre on Launceston! Must see!

Very nice park with a number of things to see and do: beautiful trees, cafes, museums close by, relaxed atmosphere... And a big surprise!: Japanese macaques (!) in Launceston... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
nosimonov
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice park with a number of things to see and do: beautiful trees, cafes, museums close by, relaxed atmosphere... And a big surprise!: Japanese macaques (!) in Launceston centre park presented by the Japanese government (!?) Nice pavilion - must to visit!

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Wonga Park
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If visiting a trip to this park is a must. Short walk from the CBD and the attractions are free, kids will love the Monkey Exibit.

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Canberra, Australia
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37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Launceston's City Park is a delight. If you like the more traditional style of city park, with lawns, flower beds, statues, fountains and greenhouse, you will like this one. Beautifully maintained, with a nice cafe. And a colony of macaques to watch as a bonus. Well done Launceston!

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43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous green space in the heart of town. Beautiful to look at, lots of history, monkeys and a great place to relax on your own or with the children. Visit the Tasmanian Design Centre too - it's right outside and full of local artworks and craft items

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Thank Kathryn L
Bali, Indonesia
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104 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the visit while in the city, see the monkeys and some nice trees. The park is well taken care of,don't miss it.

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Launceston, Australia
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited most recently for the 3 day Festivale food, wine and music event, the City Park is also a great place other times for taking in the surroundings, families, tourists or groups of friends to catch up. A restaurant is well placed for a quick coffee or a meal.

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Devonport, Australia
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The monkeys make the park one of the best in Tasmania. If you are looking for a great place to have a picnic then this is the place in Launceston.

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Launceston, Australia
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much happens in City Park. The flowers, walkways, grass areas, the Albert Hall where concerts take place, the beautiful trees that gave shade, the childrens play area, the festives and open air concerts... its a complete experience with the added bonus of a local radio station on site with a museum and Japanese monkeys in there enclosure.

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Thank Kathryn H
Gladstone, Australia
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247 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful park close to the centre. Has a monkey enclosure but was walled off as we came here for the annual festivale food and wine festival. The park is Brilliant and is well worth a visit and a walk amongst the many different trees and cool lawns. The festivale itself is also a must do. Would certainly recommend a visit... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice park. I was traveling for business (I'm a zookeeper). While I don't take care of the Japanese macaques we have at our zoo, they seemed a bit crowded. I also loved the idea of the moving water pipe as enrichment but I noticed everytime it clanked, some of the monkeys would jump from the sound. Could it be softened?

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