February 08, 2024

Top Destinations for 2024

As we embark on a new year, wanderlust is at an all-time high, and the desire to book a trip to explore new places or revisit old favourites is stronger than ever. With a commitment to providing seamless travel experiences, Launceston Airport offers direct flights to key cities and international hubs within Australia.

Choosing to fly direct from Launceston Airport offers travellers a hassle-free and time-saving alternative - because no one likes to spend a long time in transit. Avoiding layovers and connecting flights allows you to start your adventure sooner, making the most of that sought after holiday time.

Join us as we unveil our top destinations to visit from Launceston in 2024, with each promising an amazing adventure for any holidaymaker.


With a direct flight to Melbourne being under an hour of flight time, why wouldn’t you pencil a few trips in to open the door to a world of cultural delights? Explore the iconic street art of Hosier Lane, savour culinary delights in the diverse neighbourhoods spread across the city, and immerse yourself in the thriving arts, music and sporting scene. Melbourne's dynamic atmosphere and endless entertainment options make it a must-visit destination in 2024.

Melbourne Top Destination 2024


Brisbane beckons many the Tasmanian locals with its warmer weather and laid-back charm. Enjoy the city's outdoor lifestyle along the Brisbane River or say hello to some furry friends at the local Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. If you’re planning on staying in Brisbane, consider embarking on a day trip to the breathtaking Moreton Island, just a short 40km journey northeast of the city. There, you can snorkel amidst vibrant rainbow-colored fish, experience the thrill of speeding down a sand dune, and even hand-feed wild dolphins!

Brisbane Top Destination 2024

Gold Coast

For sun-seekers and thrill-seekers alike, a direct flight to the Gold Coast is a ticket to paradise. Known for its long stretch of golden beaches, world-class theme parks, and vibrant nightlife, the Gold Coast offers something for the whole family. With Bonza Airlines, you can now explore the Gold Coast directly, eliminating the necessity to first fly to Brisbane. This newly introduced non-stop flight offers a more convenient route to this golden destination.

Gold Coast Top Destination 2024


Sydney, Australia's iconic harbour city is always a welcome destination for travellers that are eager to immerse themselves amongst some world-renowned landmarks. From the unmistakable silhouette of the Sydney Opera House to the grandeur of the Harbour Bridge, the city boasts an activity that will please every visitor coming direct from Launceston. A walk along Darling Harbour offers a blend of local and international eateries against a stunning waterfront backdrop while Bondi Beach calls with its golden sands, where you may encounter a few famous lifeguards and influencers soaking up the coastal lifestyle. A true cosmopolitan atmosphere, Sydney thrives in any season.

Sydney Top Destination 2024


Known for its wine regions and the biggest arts festival in Australia, Adelaide sings with a blend of culture, cuisine, and outdoor adventures. Wander through the Adelaide Botanic Garden, taste a few local wines in the always scenic Barossa Valley, and discover the city's thriving arts scene at the Adelaide Fringe Festival from the 16th of Feb to the 17th of March. Launceston's direct flight to Adelaide ensures a seamless journey to this South Australian gem.

Adelaide Top Destination 2024


Situated on the western edge of Australia, Perth never fails to live up to expectations. Neat suburbs border sandy beaches, while the expansive Kings Park and Botanic Garden on Mount Eliza provide panoramic views of the city. The Perth Cultural Centre, with its central precinct housing the state ballet, opera companies, a theater, library, and the Art Gallery of Western Australia, stands as a cultural hub for art lovers and explorers alike. With Launceston Airport's direct flights, why wouldn’t you want to explore the best of the west in Perth in 2024?!

Perth Top Destination 2024

Want to travel a bit further?

For those seeking international adventures, Launceston Airport's direct flights to Melbourne open up a literal world of possibilities. Fly to Singapore and explore a fusion of contemporary alongside longstanding cultural traditions, experience the rich history and amazing food of Tokyo, or immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of Auckland in nearby New Zealand. How exciting it is that a simple flight from Launceston to Melbourne serves as a global gateway, connecting you to enticing international destinations like these and many more.

Let our airport open endless possibilities for the new year

As you plan your travels for 2024, let Launceston Airport be your launching pad for many unforgettable adventures. With direct flights across Australia, the world is at your fingertips and we can’t wait to see where your next departure will take you.

Australia Pacific Airports (Launceston) acknowledges the First Nations people and Traditional Owners of Tasmania including the Land that Launceston Airport operates on. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend that respect to all other First Nations People.