LIFE ON THE TAMAR
The Cataract Gorge --The icon of the region:
pressure millions of years ago formed the gorge. Little has changed
since that time and its breathtaking beauty can be found only minutes
from the city centre.
is central to Launceston’s lifestyle and sense of community. Weddings,
birthday parties and family gatherings gravitate to the gorge which is
dear to the hearts of Launceston residents. The Gorge is really a
multi-functional centre for Launceston.
gorge is one of the five top tourist destinations in Tasmania
(Salamanca Market, Hobart Waterfront, Port Arthur, Mount Wellington and
the Gorge) and visitor numbers are increasing steadily.