MAKE A NOTE
Travel on Bathurst St into Launceston and through to the East Tamar Highway. Turn left into Lindsay St after crossing the North Esk River bridge at Invermay. The hotel is at 89-91 Lindsay St.
Prices for a Friday and Saturday night stay in a Tamar River room start at $511, rising to $646 for the Gorge River Deluxe room. For the latest rates, visit the www.peppers.com.au/silo/website.
WHAT TO DO
Visit Cataract Gorge and ride the chairlift. Adults $13 one-way or $16 return, concessions available. www.launcestoncataractgorge.com.au
Mona Foma, Mona’s summer arts and music fest, has moved from Hobart to Launceston. Headlined by Neneh Cherry and Courtney Barnett, it’s on January 13-20. www.mofo.net.au
Festivale, an annual wine, food and music extravaganza held in Launceston’s City Park, runs from February 1-3. www.festivale