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Tamar River Cruises

Home Point Cruise Terminal, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 9900
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Relaxing and Scenic.

This is a great way to spend a morning in Launceston. The Lady Launceston is a charming little boat... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
fiona h
Sydney, Australia
Great service

We'd booked the longer Sunday morning cruise however due to no other bookings we were told the day... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Elsie B
via mobile
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Experience the excitement and history of Launceston's spectacular Tamar River from the comfort of our unique vessels. An informative commentary from our skippers will take you on a historical journey where you will discover the stories and tales that shaped Launceston and the Tamar Valley. Travel in to the heart of the Tamar and view the navigable section of the spectacular Cataract Gorge. Sample the delights of our local wines and cheeses as you view breathtaking scenery, world class vineyards, historical buildings, rural settings and frequent encounters of fascinating wild life including sea eagles, wild duck, black swans, pelicans, plus many other varieties of water-fowl and occasionally playful seals. One of our passenger recently commented it is like a moving postcard. It is certainly a 'must do' when visiting Launceston!
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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“hour cruise” (32 reviews)
“morning tea” (37 reviews)
“wine tasting” (44 reviews)
Home Point Cruise Terminal, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 9900
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is a great way to spend a morning in Launceston. The Lady Launceston is a charming little boat with an open area at the bow if it's pleasant and clear blinds protecting the interior if it's not. The commentary is interesting and heading up...More

Thank fiona h
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We'd booked the longer Sunday morning cruise however due to no other bookings we were told the day prior it was cancelled. They offered a full refund and free tickets on the shorter 55 minute cruise which I found to be very generous offer. The...More

2  Thank Elsie B
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to have warm weather and a great skipper/guide. Lots of insights into Launceston's history - past and recent. Cataract Gorge was the highlight but also seeing up close the silos redevelopment and hearing about the floods was interesting.

1  Thank Philip M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We loved our trip along the Tamar River and into Cataract Gorge. It started out raining but that can't be helped. It was a very cold day but the staff had two heaters going on the boat for the whole trip. There is bottomless tea...More

1  Thank Noi-Pip
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Had a wonderful time on our cruise with our skipper giving us wonderful commentary all along the river. Never realised how beautiful Launceston is and hope to again explore this excellent cruise. The weather could have been better, but that did not take away the...More

1  Thank Maggie O
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Had beautiful weather when we went on the lunch cruise up the Tamar River. The skipper provided an informative commentary, morning tea and lunch were provided. There was a wine and beer tasting but this was disappointing as only 3 small samples of wine and...More

1  Thank Deblezuu
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We had a great time on our river cruise with skipper and commentator Callum. He provided a very informative commentary highlighting the historic landmarks and wildlife along the river. Morning tea was good and the wine tasting good as well. The ship was modern with...More

1  Thank hungry767
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

So well organised awesome skipper really lovely trip. Were to have the 2.5hr trip but through no fault of the company not enough people signed up weather was a little rainy. Anyway we were only 2 of 4 that got the 50 minute trip and...More

1  Thank N2626
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Had the most lovely day cruising the river Tamar with the gang. Gorgeous river scenery, including white sea eagles and a myriad of birdlife. Snacks, lunch and local wine tasting to complete the day. Can heartily recommend this.

1  Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

From the nice welcome aboard to the excellent and interesting commentary, the afternoon tea and wine and beer tasting, Tamar Valley cruises is a great way to spend an afternoon and travel the Tamar River in Launceston. The discovery cruises also includes a trip into...More

1  Thank Moonrock1962
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