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Cataract Gorge Cruises

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Address: End Of Home Point Parade, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 6334 9900
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Description: Explore the Old Launceston Seaport before cruising to Kings Wharf viewing...
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.
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Loved the cruise into the Cataract gorge, beautiful views and great commentary. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Moyhu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Loved the cruise into the Cataract gorge, beautiful views and great commentary. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

As we only had a short time in Launceston we decided to go on a boat trip. The trip was about an hour long and it was even better being a really nice day. It is lovely walking around to the entrance of catacract gorge. A lot of history and lovely buildings around to look at too. Next time I... More 

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Mount Barker, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A great way to get some history of the area and to see part of the gorge from the river. Our guide was quite knowledgeable and was able to provide answers to any questions asked. Reasonably priced.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Comfortable and informative! The tour guide was really friendly, knew his stuff and had a great sense of humour. The tour was beautiful and well worth a look.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This cruise os for 90 minutes. During the year, Winter won't see much people; but sumer you will. This cruise is very informative and enjoyable. You will learn alot about Launceston as I did. This trip led for my decision to visit the Cataract Gorge.

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Darwin, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

On a gloomy, wet day we went for a short (50 min) cruise around the Tamar, Esk rivers and Cataract Gorge aboard the historic Lady Launceston. Not the best day for a cruise but a fun and informative little trip. Ross our skipper was entertaining and full of interesting information about the rivers, history, shipping and general knowledge of the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Great little cruise up the Tamar to cataract gorge. The captain was super informative, from history to now, including real estate, future development, and everything you need to know about the history of the Tamar River, Launceston and Cataract Gorge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Beautiful scenery, very knowledgable captain, great location, we are very happy we went, well prices for what you get plus added little bonuses along the way, additional discounts to other tours nearby & restaurants/cafés Highly recommend. Thank you

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The Cataract Gorge cruise was spectacular. Spacious boat, leisurely pace, extremely knowledgeable staff, and the added attraction of sipping excellent wine while viewing the beautiful landscape around us. We enjoyed it, and it was a landscape photographer's delight.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Peaceful journey up and down the Tamar River with commentary from the Skipper during the trip. Even the rain didn't affect the tranquility of the Gorge. Souvenirs at te ock were reasonably priced and good quality.

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