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“Enjoyable afternoon Cruise”

Cataract Gorge Cruises
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 17 April 2017

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

2  Thank algor50
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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 in the gorge I think?). Unfortunately being a smaller boat the views were fairly limited for photography,except on the upper deck which was only accessible by quite steep steps. Generally though,with the guide we had, I feel this is definitely a trip worth doing!

2  Thank Mick W
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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
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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Advertising is out of date.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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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Allow you to gain perspective on how spectacular the gorge is
The engineering feat of building the bridge

1  Thank maree0901
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