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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 0447-673-459
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We have visited the Cateract Gorge Reserve many times over the past 20 years. We have approached the reserve from three different directions, including, driven, walked in from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We have visited the Cateract Gorge Reserve many times over the past 20 years. We have approached the reserve from three different directions, including, driven, walked in from Kings Bridge and from the west via the pool. We have enjoyed the meals at the restaurant and cafe, as well as the chair lift, suspension bridge, as well as simply walking... More 

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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Cataract Gorge in flood is magnificent. The paths are excellent and lit at night. Peacocks abound. Metered parking is available. The chairlift is the longest span in the Southern Hemisphere. Electric BBQ's are available and there are good toilet facilities. There is also a restaurant and gift shop.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful. It is a must see you will love it. Chairlift great if you dont want to walk. But I would walk just to scenic too miss.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We visited on a dull miserable day in July. The scenery was ok but not great. If we visited in summer we may have enjoyed it more.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Went in July and perfect time to go. Walked from Patersonson Road entrance, took the chair lift to otherside, then walked back over the suspension and stone bridges. Took the Zigzag track back to Paterson Road (2nd entrance). Amazing views and highly recommended.

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Brisbane Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There is a nice walk, leisurely or otherwise, around the Gorge. I imagine it would be more spectacular after rain, but was still a nice walk and an escape from the nearby city. There is street parking or you could walk from the city.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the gourge enormously.We spent the day there,bushwalking and going on the chairlift.Highly recommend it.

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Well we are locals, so overtime we have visitors from the mainland we take them there, and they always love it. eat at the restaurant / cafe fantastic peacocks so close and friendly , after rain it is spectacular . also go for a walk to duck reach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Just a wonderful way to start the day with a walk into the gorge. Its easy and very scenic. Try the chairlift to up the heart rate....fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The Cataract Gorge walk is breathtaking and relaxing. I love hearing the water rushing past as I make my way to the restaurant for a delicious coffee.

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Additional Information about Cataract Gorge Reserve

Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 0447-673-459
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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