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Launceston Historic Walks

at 1842 Gallery, St John and Cimitiere Streets, Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Fun & informatice

My girlfriend and I did this walk, and it was so interesting to learn about Launceston’s history... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
sjcrouch87
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London, United Kingdom
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An unguided walk.

My friend and I chose to walk the streets of Launceston city. We found the people very friendly... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2016
Margaret G
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Adelaide, Australia
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Apr 9, 2018
“Fun & informatice”
Dec 27, 2016
“An unguided walk.”
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at 1842 Gallery, St John and Cimitiere Streets, Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I did this walk, and it was so interesting to learn about Launceston’s history. Lots of interesting facts and Robyn is a passionate and knowledgeable tour guide. Nice to also know that this walk supports the maintenance of the converted factory it...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2016

My friend and I chose to walk the streets of Launceston city. We found the people very friendly and more than willing to give advice. It is interesting to view buildings from "person" height instead of on a coach or similar. We wandered past the...More

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Reviewed March 27, 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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Reviewed March 23, 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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Reviewed March 2, 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...More

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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...More

2  Thank NomadinSydney
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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,...More

2  Thank danielletravel2015
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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...More

1  Thank 41alex
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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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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...More

1  Thank kerbar
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