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Address: at 1842 Gallery, St John and Cimitiere Streets, Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 6331 2213
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Informative educational guide- fascinating history

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 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 stars Reviewed December 14, 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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1 Thank danielletravel2015
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 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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Thank 41alex
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 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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brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 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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Thank kerbar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 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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Thank Heather L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Insightful... Insightful... and insightful. That's what it was all about. I never expected Launceston to have such remarkable architectural history. If you have attention to details, you could read the cityscape, probably with some help from Robyn the lovely lady who took us through the tour. She was extremely informative and a delight to have a discussion on the heritage... More 

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Thank Buddhi G
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful time being taken on a most informative walk around the old part of Launceston. My tour guide was so passionate and was very happy to share her knowledge. I will definitely be recommending this tour to family and friends.

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Thank Jordana L
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Robyn greeted us at the door & made us feel very welcome. along with a sydney couple she proceeded to take us back into history through launches ton architecture. the tour was meant to last an hour at the cost of $15 a person but she was still telling us interesting anecdotes almost 2 hours later. She really knows her... More 

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