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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 447 673 459
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Guided Canoe Tour on Launceston's Tamar River
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“cataract gorge” (588 reviews)
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

You can't visit Launceston without visiting the Gorge. It's a20 minute walk in on the lower side and you need an hour at least there to do it justice. Coffee and meals are available on both sides of the gorge and there is the chairlift...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place for a morning walk. Plenty to do and see. There is a swimming pool. Restaurants. Chair lift. Great place to have lunch and just relax. Also a walking trail. For the fit.

Thank paullad05
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great place to walk along tge Tamar river and quute stunning in places. Spent a whole morning there and wanderex along different walking trails with good views all around & good place to relax. Highly recommend.

Thank Cwood59
Reviewed 2 days ago

A stunning place so close to the city!!! Things to do for everybody, the park shows centennial trees with local fauna. We spotted two beautiful peacocks right beside us. The walks are amazing, the gorge simply hints why it is a sacred place for the...More

Thank Chepe L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great setting for a casual walk and we also enjoyed a coffe and cake and ate them by the sight of Peacocks fanning their beautiful tails! All in all a lovely way to spend part of your day!

Thank Rik R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic morning to visit cool not freezing , lovely walk around the gorge , over the suspension bridge and had a coffee at the cafe , beautiful peacocks everywhere , helpful and friendly staff, highly recommend for all

Thank louise g
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot. We even saw a joey wallaby. Great place to take the kids and let them explore the grounds.

Thank Leah R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Whether you take a river cruise as we did or take the walking trail this is a must do in Launceston. This is the very essence of the place. Sacred site for the Aborigines too. There is centuries of history attached to this place, from...More

Thank NeilHBNZ
Reviewed 4 days ago

We would highly recommend Cataract Gorge. It was one of the highlights of our trip. The chairlift was fantastic as were the walking tracks. The kids enjoyed feeding the free roaming peacocks as well. We loved it!

Thank danandpaisley
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were really surprised at how nice this place was and only an easy 20 mins walk from the centre of town. The walking track makes it easy for anyone to enjoy it. There is also a little theme park with adventure activities next to...More

Thank Jim D
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Eesh T
6 March 2017|
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Response from Lynette M | Reviewed this property |
would be ok. just make sure you are not carrying lots of stuff so you have hands free.
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lcchan231
27 August 2016|
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Response from JCW368 | Reviewed this property |
The primary method of viewing the gorge is on foot. I would allow a minimum of 3 hours. Their is a chair-lift across the gorge at the first basin as well as a pedestrian suspension foot bridge. In summer people sunbath and... More
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mozziemel
7 January 2016|
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Response from annettelouise1959 | Reviewed this property |
i noticed when we where there a camper van came and parked over where the buses parked we had a car it was very busy so get there early if you want a park check with the council there but i am pretty sure you can not stay... More
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