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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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Remarkable walk into Launceston's physical history

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

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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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Our tour guide, Robyn, presented a brilliant history tour with great enthusiasm and in-depth local knowledge. We delighted in learning about the social history and were amazed at the number of historic buildings which have been preserved and give Launceston its unique character. Value for money and highly recommended!

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Narrogin, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Robyn led us around for about 1.5hrs showing buildings of the early Launceston while filling us in on the history and showing photos of the city from the past. If you are in to buildings and architecture this would be perfect for you but even with us younger ones the sights and stories were really intriguing!

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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

First class experience. Robyn has a gentle, disarming nature and the characters, events and facts are delivered with conviction and passion. We were totally engaged and interested such that we would not have noticed if the tour was longer. If done well, these tours place you inside the back story and provide insight on the present and future. Mission accomplished... More 

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Alstonville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Robyn is an enthusiastic, very well informed and friendly guide. She is justifiably very proud of her town and its interesting history. I really enjoyed learning about how Launceston began and its stages of development. I do many of these historical walks and this is one of the best.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

A brilliant historic account of the development of Launceston, delivered with passion and humour. Worth every dollar ... great value for money. Genuine guide who walks the talk! Deserves every success!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We have always wanted to get to know our beautiful city Launceston a little bit better, so we decided to go on the Historic Walking Tour conducted by 1842. For only $15.00 we had a personally guided tour by Robyn, around the city. It was amazing, we discovered hidden gems and stories about our city. Robyn was very informative and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

At $15 this tour is way under-priced. Robyn conducted the tour with knowledge and passion for her home city. We arrived straight from the airport in time for the tour and what a great way to get an introduction to Launceston and its history.

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