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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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US$138.47*
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Guided Canoe Tour on Launceston's Tamar River

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Soo beautiful!

Loved this place. Free pool or can swim in Gorge. Walks are awesome, chair lift and tea room great. Also so many cool animals around to see. A must to see!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Melon1730
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Gosford, Australia
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Gosford, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place. Free pool or can swim in Gorge. Walks are awesome, chair lift and tea room great. Also so many cool animals around to see. A must to see!

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Thank Melon1730
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only 15mins away from Launceston city. Very enjoyable walk. Stunning scenery. Worth taking the chair lift to see the breathtaking view. Highly recommend the Canoe tour on Cataract Gorge.

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Thank peak801
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome pool and grassed area for kids to swim and play. Lots of families around keeping watch and there are life savers keeping an eye on the swimmers. Highly recommend the chair lift, it's family friendly and only $15 for a return trip! Also BBQ and picnic tables but get in early to secure these

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is absolutely as lovely as everyone says it is & well worth a visit!! I parked at the cliff top parking (it's a small car park; you'll likely need to park up the hill!) then wandered down the few steps to the grandstand & cafe. The map was clearly colour coordinated & showed all the walkies options. You... More 

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Winmalee, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The bridge and rushing water were wonderful. The walking was easy and there are chair lifts for those who can't/ would rather not walk the tracks.

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Thank Michelle H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Firstly why is there no public transport to the gorge, seriously Tasmania get better at moving the public around. The chairlift is worth going on to get a good feel of the surroundings. Both walks from the top give you great views of differing terrains. Both walks are worth doing, well signalised with approximate walking times. A must if visiting... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very nice walk that takes you no longer than an hour to complete unless you want to spend some more time in the gorge. Very nice grounds and side walks as well as an outdoor swimming place. Wish we knew that !

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great spot! Very picturesque, some great walks and a nice swimming hole! It's worth going on the chairlift for the views. Could easily spend the whole day (or at least an afternoon) here, especially if the weather is nice!

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is a charge for parking - think it would be $8 for the day and if you like walking you could spend a day there.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The chairlift offers a spectacular view of the gorge. A pleasant easy walk through gardens with peacocks as well as flowers. Worth taking the chairlift one way and walking back across the swinging bridge

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