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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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A must do in Launceston

Stunning views and nice fauna Chair lift was well worth it definitely not for someone afraid of heights. Lots of peacock's and wallabies with some great birdlife

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Stunning views and nice fauna Chair lift was well worth it definitely not for someone afraid of heights. Lots of peacock's and wallabies with some great birdlife

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Kingscliff, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

What a great spot, certainly didn't expect to spend so much time here - beautiful. Really enjoyed the scenic walk along the gorge, and what a terrific bird's eye view the cafe has. Well worth having a coffee while relaxing and watching everyone having a great time. My husband who has a fear of heights braved the chairlift and actually... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

If you are heading to Launceston this is a must! Right near the centre of town. great for views, swimming and hiking.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We spent quite a few hours here and another must on your Tasmana sojourn. The chair lift is a must and very inexpensive. Great walking tracks and very easy walks.

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to visit if staying in the city. It IS walking distance from the central shopping district and in walking you get to explore other streetscapes around Launceston. Considering the undulating lay of the land, you get some good vistas on the way there and back. At the Gorge itself, in my opinion if you've done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Well set out, beautifully maintained, walks for all ages and abilities. The views from the chairlift, lookout, suspension bridge and paths throughout the Gorge are 'camera tactic'. I am happy to recommend this venue to all visitors.

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I walk the zigzag track regularly. It is close to the City and a lovely place to visit for recreation and scenery.

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Bargara, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The operators were considerate when I told them had a disability on chair lift.lovely spot swimming pool looked envititing but no togs this trip

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Congleton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The gorge is probably what the word "gorgeous" was invented for. For a venue just a few hundred yards from the city shops it is a truly beautiful place. Great for walks - we walked alongside the gorge on the boardwalk/path to a lookout point and loved the views. The restaurant/tea room is pricey, and we didn't go on the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Really close to town and a lovely bush walk, we went from the hotel and it took less than 2 hours for the whole walk, we saw wallabys and lots of birds, many types of parrots

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