How do you celebrate the anniversary of one of Victoria’s most significant shipwrecks? The City of Launceston was magnificent in its hey day … and it’s still magnificent despite the fact it’s spent almost 150 years resting at the bottom of Port Phillip.
These days, the Spirit of Tasmania carries passengers and other goods between Tasmania and Melbourne. On the overnight passage, you can watch a complimentary movie, have a drink at one of the ship’s bars, a bite to eat and a stroll around the deck. But did you know that there has been a ferry carrying passengers in luxury across Brass Straight since 1863?Details