LAUNCESTON, THE GATEWAY TO NORTHERN TASMANIA A vibrant city rich in history, Launceston was first settled by Europeans in 1806. Located where the North and South Esk rivers join at the Tamar River, Launceston has a population of approximately 70,000. Launceston's scenic locations, built heritage and historic sites encourage you to scratch beneath the surface to learn more about this amazing city. Uncover Launceston: your digital tour guide - will show, guide and tell you, all from the palm of your hand! AUDIO TOUR GUIDE Listen to detailed descriptions of over 100 points of interest. Hear the history and background of each location, and learn about the lives of the owners, designers and builders. Hear the stories of the Holyman brothers who played an important role in building the aviation industry in Australia, John Pascoe Fawkner who founded the City of Melbourne and answer the question: who was James Boag? POINT OF INTEREST ALERTS You don't need to worry about missing a thing; Uncover Launceston will walk with you, alerting you when a point of interest is nearby, allowing you to stop, look and listen. EASY NAVIGATION You won’t get lost in our city, as Uncover Launceston’s mapping features will guide you to every point of interest, showing you how to get there, and how long it will take you. DESIGN YOUR OWN TOUR Want the flexibility to see the city at your own pace? With Uncover Launceston you can start and stop from wherever you wish and from whenever you wish. Use the favourites feature to track your must see places, it will ensure that you don't miss a thing. CAPTURE YOUR MEMORIES No need to go in and out of applications, Uncover Launceston’s camera feature allows you to tap and snap, sending captured images straight to your album whilst you continue on with your tour. Uncover Launceston will walk with you, it’s your digital tour guide!