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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 0447-673-459
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Loved the views, very picturesque, chair lift was good, travelator is great, lots of interesting walks

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Loved the views, very picturesque, chair lift was good, travelator is great, lots of interesting walks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

You have to see this reserve if you visit Launceston! Walked around the gorge and took many photos. Cafe served great coffee which helped us warm up after a stroll in the winter cold.

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Blue Mountains, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We of had a great walk around the gorge up to the old power station and back. The scenery was spectacular and the walk was of a moderate difficulty. The scenery is made for photos.

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We walked along the easy track from town into the gorge. Beautiful views all along. Our return journey was via the zigzag path which we found easy with children age 8yrs and 10yrs. Nice cafe with a good selection of drinks and cakes in the gorge itself.

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Port Sorell, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful natural gorge in Launceston city. Easy walks from the city. Well maintained grounds and walks. Restaurant and eatery. Can be hot in the summer but a quick dip in the pool is a great bonus.

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Easy to walk around. Good chair lift. The swing bridge was fun. Good cafe overlooking the gorge - very busy though had to wait 10 minutes to get served.. Its a historical site with plenty of posted information. Large swimming pool for the summer. Play equipment and grassy area for kids. Possibly hard to walk around if mobility challenged though... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The best site to visit in Launceston is the iconic Cateract Gorge, and it is within 15 minutes walk of most Accommodation sites. From the Kings Bridge over the South Esk River you can stroll up the gorge and over the suspension bridge and into the first basin. There are swimming pools for all ages, as well as BBQ's to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We went over on the chair lift then walked back over the bridge! The scenery is spectacular. We even saw some Wallabies and Peacocks. The chairlift one way was $12 return it was $15. There was no fee to walk it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

like : get boat ride! Apart from taking us to see the gorge, the captain is nice and he told us a bit more of launceston in depth and told us about the landmark houses along the river when we drove past...nice informative boat trip as a tourist! dislike : the water is getting dirtier than few years ago when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We did this early morning. It was a nice walk and many people were running on the track. The gorge was gushing. The trail goes around the banks and there are some bridges to cross. Theres a nice cafe on the way.

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Additional Information about Cataract Gorge Reserve

Address: 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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