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Tamar River

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Address: | Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Tourist drive

Followed the tourist drive route, lots of vine yards to visit and plenty of places to take photos of scenery etc

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Followed the tourist drive route, lots of vine yards to visit and plenty of places to take photos of scenery etc

Thank Tassey69
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take the highway trip up from Launceston to Georgetown and Lower Hull. Visit the beaches and Lighthouse. Enjoy Lunch at one of the hotels or Cafes in Georgetown. Have a swim at lower Hull beaches. very photo scenic.

Thank 7007
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went on a river morning tea and lunch cruise super tea and coffee the whole time if you want it. Lunch was baguettes smoked salmon and assorted fillings followed by fruit and cheese platter. Wine and beer tasting as we cruised up the river captain gave a history of the river and pointed out houses and points of interest lovely... More 

Thank jacksue18
Kurri Kurri, Australia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The river allows you to see towns and areas from both sides including Grindewall (Austrian Type town) the golf course Beaconsfield mine right to the top with holiday areas and caravan parks. come down and over the bridege to visit Low Head and Barnoughie Golf course, areas along the valley including lavendar farms golf courses and beautiful villages right to... More 

Thank mal2327
Taree, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The river at Launceston CBD is quite wide and navigable, but slightly further upstream it narrows and passes through a narrow gorge.. Here, it has rapids and weirs which make the river unnavigable in its upper reaches. However, spectacular walks can be made along raised walkways and bridges, making this a section of the river well worth viewing.

Thank Aussielins
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Tamar river reminded me of New Zealand! Very serene & photogenic. Surrounded by many activities such as walks, wine tasting, berry picking, to name a few. Lots of boutique vineyards & cafes around too. Ideal place for a romantic, relaxing holiday!

Thank Ru E
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best way to see the river is to take a river cruise which you can board at the end of the pier in seaport. The houses along the river are just amazing. The whole experience of the river cruise was very enjoyable!

Thank Jo T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Launceston is a very quiet and peaceful city and suitable for visitors with interests on sceneries, plants, wildlife and nature.

Thank zaharah2016
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

A great tour with wonderful vistas of the river, very good commentary, morning tea, continuous tea and coffee and a wine and beer tasting on the way back. Great fun.

Thank Selrahc49
Dubbo, Australia
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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Great scenic drive along the river, plenty of places to stop and enjoy wine and food. Well worth the drive

Thank Sharport67

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