Launceston will give you the chance to explore the north of Tasmania. If you wants to see 19th century architecture, mountains, landscapes, and wineries, then Launceston will be a great base to start from.

When visiting Tasmania, you will have the option to fly into Launceston or Hobart. Both are very different cities with unique offerings. And they are 200km away from each other.

What are some of the campervan hire companies in Launceston?

  • Aussie Dollar Campervan rentals.
  • Brumby Campers Tasmania
  • Calypso Campervan Rentals.
  • Cruisin Tasmania Motor homes and campervan rentals.
  • Paradise Motohome Hire
  • Tasmanian Campervan Hire
  • Britz

Things you should be aware of when renting a campervan in Launceston.

The roads can be windy, which can make the drive in a campervan slower compared to hiring a regular car. This is especially true if you decide to travel up to Cradle Mountain.

It gets very cold at night during the winter. Aim to travel during the warmer months of the year if you decide that you want to visit Tasmania.

Want to know more about the campervan experience in Launceston?

Check out this post from A Globe Well Travelled.

And also check out some Top things to do in Launceston.

What are some of the things that you can expect while travelling in Launceston?

Enjoy the scenic views

If you have the opportunity to do some sightseeing, try to do it with a birds-eye view of the city. Watch the video below to see Launceston in its full beauty in 4K.

See these top attractions in Launceston

Consider travelling to Derby to ride on some world-class mountain bike trails.

Just over 100km drive from Launceston are the mountain bike trails in Derby. Check out the video below to see the trails. If you’re keen, drive out there and hire a bike for the day. Opt to stay in one of the nearby campsites and enjoy the local cuisine from the local restaurants and cafes.

Image credit: Photo by Laura Smetsers on Unsplash

Visit Cradle Mountain

Visit Cradle Mountain from Launceston
Visit Cradle Mountain from Launceston

One of the iconic mountains to visit in Tasmania is Cradle Mountain, which is 150km from Launceston.

Below is a video showing an experience at Cradle Mountain.

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