Launceston is surrounded by several hills and mountains, which makes its weather patterns change frequently. Winters are cold and foggy, so if you are traveling during this time, take extra care and bring plenty of warm clothes. Autumn has a few sunny days and some rainfall, so pack a rain jacket and some sunscreen for whenever you're outdoors. Read more on What To Pack For Your Australian Self-Drive Holiday.
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The summer holidays are in mid-December to late January. There are two week breaks between terms, usually in mid-April, early July and late September. Students also get Easter breaks from Good Friday to Easter Tuesday.
In Tasmania, the Queen's Birthday is celebrated on the second Monday of June, while Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of March.
The Launceston Cup is observed on the last Wednesday of February. Read more about holidays in Public Holidays In Australia.
It's a tie between Summer and Spring. The days are at their warmest between December to March, while Spring has warm days and cool nights, perfect for camping and a laid-back holiday. Both seasons are busy times for tourists so make sure to pre-book your campervans and campground stay.