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Launceston Up Close

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12 Jan 2018
“Morning walking tour.”
10 Jan 2018
“Relaxing Walkabout ”
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Launceston Up Close - is a walking heritage tour company. After considering purchasing a minibus to do tours around the city, we looked at the city twice and figured a bus would be an expensive toy. It would spend most of its time, sitting, doing...more
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Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 414 749 626
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Met Tony at Princes Park at 10am. We did the morning walk around Launceston. We found tony to be a great tour guide, very informative and friendly. It was interesting seeing the old buildings and hearing their history. We recommend visitors to Launceston do this...More

Thank Joanne C
Tony F, Owner at Launceston Up Close, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you Jo and Family. Thanks also for all your questions, I think I covered most of them!

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We had a relaxing morning with Tony walking around Launceston. We heard all about how Launceston and Tassie got started as well as the interesting people who have helped to make the history. We would thoroughly recommend these walking tours as they give you an...More

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Tony F, Owner at Launceston Up Close, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you Pat.

Reviewed 18 December 2017

In our late 70's, we enjoyed the pace of the afternoon tour walking through the streets and over bridges and alongside the river looking at historical sites and buildings. It was good to hear Tony's very comprehensive talk of the history of Launceston. .We liked...More

Thank Edward S
Tony F, Owner at Launceston Up Close, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you Ted, I would not have believed you were in your late 70s if you hadn't told me. It was a great day, and Launceston turned out another beautiful day for you!

Reviewed 18 December 2017

Was a bit iffy about getting up for the morning tour on a lazy holiday - but decided to go for it because it covered more of my interests than the afternoon tour which takes a different route. No regrets! Tony (the guide) is hilarious...More

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Tony F, Owner at Launceston Up Close, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you for your comments Viola. And thank you for laughing at my 'Dad' jokes.

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I had the best walk around Launceston and learnt so much about the history. I had fun and enjoyed some of the attractions. Thank you for bring such a wonderful guide Tony Fogarty.

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Tony F, Owner at Launceston Up Close, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you Sue. I hope your teacher friends enjoy the million photos you took! And thanks for your suggestions to make the tour better and better. :)

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

What an amazing tour. Tony was so knowledgeable and entertaining. His knowledge of the history of Launceston was remarkable and the walk was easy and enjoyable. Thank you for a wonderful afternoon.

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Tony F, Owner at Launceston Up Close, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thanks Louise, Launceston turned on a lovely day for you and I hope your photos turn out perfectly! Looking forward to your next trip to Launceston!

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