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Cataract Gorge Cruises

End Of Home Point Parade, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 9900
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Short cruise.

Short 50 minute cruise up the Tamar estuary and then turned round to coast up the Cataract Gorge... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul G
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River Cruising

This was a great experience. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. They were very informative and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Loryn B
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Explore the Old Launceston Seaport before cruising to Kings Wharf viewing historic vessels and Launceston's delightful riverfront precinct. The highlight of the experience is then cruising into the spectacular Cataract Gorge as we engage the Lady Launceston's unique and silent electric drive. View the sheer cliffs and cascades from your comfortable seat with unobstructed views on our multi award winning 1890's style vessel. Enjoy the skippers captivating commentary on the history of this fascinating area.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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End Of Home Point Parade, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 3 6334 9900
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short 50 minute cruise up the Tamar estuary and then turned round to coast up the Cataract Gorge. Electric motor on the boat made for a silent peaceful approach up the gorge. Captain very very knowledgeable both of recent and much older history of the...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great experience. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. They were very informative and gave a great running commentary the whole time. Answered any question when asked. The morning tea was also very good. A great way to spend a morning

Thank Loryn B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

It was nice to see the gorge from a different angle, while the cruise up the gorge is lovely the other end of the river is very boring, I wasnt interested in looking at old boats being worked on or villas along the waterfront.

Thank tripii
Reviewed 20 July 2017

What a fantastic place to visit the walks the restaurant thr gondola the peacocks and views be prepared to take lots of photography.

Thank joja69
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to do the cruise as it was raining and we couldnt walk there. The gorge was lovely but the cruise to the other part of the river to look at the rusty boay was a bit boring for me. The commentary was good...More

Thank Bellskiblue
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Took the cruise because we had been walking all day. Nice view of the river and the old shipyards and a grand finale of drifting up the cataract gorge under quiet battery power. Informative skipper and nice boat.

1  Thank Donald J
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had a very enjoyable afteroon cruise dwon the river then back to Cataract Gorge. Great views and enjoyable guide.

1  Thank algor50
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable cruise of the river.Callum the guide/ captain did a wonderful,informative commentary in a very friendly manner. We loved the views of the surrounding countryside,and the bird life,especially the eagles. The tour of cataract gorge was spectacular, just shorter than we expected.(river gets too narrow...More

1  Thank Mick W
Reviewed 24 March 2017

A nice slow sail up the gorge with excellent explanations of what we were seeing along the way. Opportunities for photos and enjoying the amazing scenery of this fantastic place! Friendly and approachable guide. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Hobo56
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Informative and enjoyable. Hhowever. Advertising is out of date. $25 per adult is actually $29 AND they dont take cash. Catd only for anything purchased and this is not advertised anywhere either.

1  Thank Don L
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