Launceston City Park
Situated in the heart of Launceston City Park features mature trees and shrubs, a display of annual flowers, the John Hart Conservatory, a Japanese Macaque monkey enclosure, duck pond, chess board, monuments, historic Albert Hall, barbeque area and a children's playground.
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The park was originally established by the Launceston Horticultural Society and passed over to the Launceston City Council in 1863. City Park was once called the 'People's Park', and has been well loved and used by the people of Launceston since its beginnings.
City Park is to home to many important exhibitions, rallies, musical and cultural events and public meetings, including Tasmania's premier food, wine and entertainment event - Festivale .
The Macaque Monkey Enclosure is open from 8.00am - 4.00pm (April - September) and 8.00am - 4.30pm (October - March).
The John Hart Conservatory is open weekdays from 8.30am - 4.30pm and weekends from 9.00am - 4.30pm (April - September) and from 9.00am - 5.30pm (October - March).
A beautiful spot for a family picnic or to just while away a few hours with someone special.