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Address: | Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia

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Tamar river cruise

We did the short 50 minute trip to Cataract gorge and was well worth it. The captain gave very interesting informative commentary, and to see the sheer cliffs of the gorge up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Annette J
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Kingscliff, Australia
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Kingscliff, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We did the short 50 minute trip to Cataract gorge and was well worth it. The captain gave very interesting informative commentary, and to see the sheer cliffs of the gorge up close gave a very different perspective.

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Bundaberg, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing! The walks are absolutely, unbelievably amazing. A must if you are ever there! I absolutely love this place. Must see :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

went on the 4hr cruise lunch was good but we found 4hours to be a bit long would think the morning or afternoon cruise to be good enough

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Gisborne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Brilliant cruise on the Tamar. Very informative and extremely relaxing. goes up to the base of the gorge and lasted approx 50 mins. Value for money.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We drove up the East and West side of the Tamar River and found some gorgeous spots that would be perfect to kick back and spend some time. It was laid back and a lot slower pace, which was really nice, considering daily life in Melbourne. Will definitely be back to explore some more.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We missed the two hour cruise by a few minutes, but instead took the 50 minute trip up the river and into Cataract gorge. It was a peaceful way to spend an hour and get a view of the gorge. Later we walked along the path from the bridge into the gorge park and it as a delightful experience. Also... More 

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Richmond North Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Drive out of Launceston up the West side of the river estuary heading North..... There are some stunning views of the water the mountains and the wineries... Stop at Brady's Lookout for a spectacular panorama of the River and bush below .... Especially stunning on a fine evening... Magnificent!!!!

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We spotted a seal swimming quiet happily in the river, which was very muddy at the time. We couldn't believe it!, it was like a UFO sighting without a clear photo to proof it, but then later on the next day during our walk, we saw 2 more seals sunbathing at Cataract Gorge which connects to the Tamar river. This... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

drive around the river and valley view is beautiful up to beauty point...enjoyed the nature. If going to devenport choose beaconsfield, beauty point route in to devonport, burnie..shorter and nice drive.

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Launceston, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The river is wonderful with all the changing moods it has.Plenty of fish and an occasional seal to see.Tamar River Cruises are wonderful to go on to see the river and it is just relaxing to look at.

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