City Park

Currently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
  • Address: 45-55 Tamar st., Launceston TAS 7250, Australia
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-363233000
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Park, Family And Kids

This heritage city park has quite a diverse set of attractions. The standard decorations include playgrounds, picnic tables, fountains, a cafe, the Boer War Memorial and a cannon from the Crimean War in addition to other monuments. But as you stroll through the lovely pathways you also come across:

  • The City Park train, called Lonnie the Loco, which is a favourite of all children
  • The statue of 19th century botanist Ronald Campbell Gunn
  • The Macaque Monkey Enclosure: the creatures were a gift from sister city Ikeda in Japan, and these animals can survive colder temperatures than any other monkey. They are highly playful, and a source of constant delight to visitors and locals alike
  • A Victorian bandstand
  • A duck pond

The park is also the location of the annual Festivale, a festival of fun, wine and food. On the park’s eastern corner stands the venerable Albert Hall.

  • Dogs not allowed.

  • Technically the park is open during all of daylight hours

Macaque Monkey Enclosure:

  • 8.00am-4.00pm (April-September)
  • 8.00am-4.30pm (October-March)

John Hart Conservatory:

  • October-March: 9.00am-5.30pm.
  • April-September: Monday - Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm / Saturday - Sunday: 9.00am-4.30pm

  • Drive, cycle or take a taxi to here.
  • Bus CityEx stop Lawrence St near City Park.
  • Bus 20, 25, 30, 32, 35 stop Opposite 112 Cimitiere St.
  • Bus 28, 38, 40 , 50 stop 13 Brisbane St.

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  • City Park Address: 45-55 Tamar st., Launceston TAS 7250, Australia
  • City Park Contact Number: +61-363233000
  • City Park Timing: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • City Park Price: Free
  • Best time to visit City Park(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit City Park: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 90.84% of people who visit Launceston include City Park in their plan

  • 31.33% of people start their City Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see City Park

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

50.65% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting City Park

People normally club together 1842 Gallery and National Automobile Museum Of Tasmania while planning their visit to City Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Very convenient location. Great selection of fresh sandwiches and rolls. They will also make sandwiches on request. Great service :)

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