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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Natures secret. Cataract Gorge.

Cataract Gorge is one of those places that stays in your memory for ever. The chair lift is splendid. The cafe at the top of the gorge is just so welcoming with great coffee and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
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Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Cataract Gorge is one of those places that stays in your memory for ever. The chair lift is splendid. The cafe at the top of the gorge is just so welcoming with great coffee and food, plus the beautiful peacocks displaying gorgeous colours. If you take the walk from the gorge to the Duck Reach power station you will not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The chair lift is amazing. I rode on it recently up and back with my 80 year old Mum. It is high but the view is stunning. I even took my first selfie. Up and back takes about 20 minutes. Nice gentleman at each end to help mum on and off. Cost me $15 both ways with a pensioner discount... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Nice place catch the lift and you can walk. Nice cafe and it's set in a lovely tranquil setting. We took the lift up and down. Then walked across the old bridge . They give seniors discounts .

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The Gorge is a fantastic location for a walk, run, appreciate nature, a swim and enjoy time out. The 50m swimming pool is beautifully clean and not busy. The cafe, great view and very pleasant food and service. Do have to pay for parking in the car park, but it is not obsessive.. Would go back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Do not miss Cataract Gorge when visiting Launceston! It is a great place to spend a few hours or a whole day. The nature is amazing and you will enjoy great views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

What a great use of out door space. We took the chair life across the park which gives a great overview of the place and the suspension bridge and we then walked back through the park. We were walking around with baby kangaroos and wallabies. We only spent around 45 minutes here but I'd recommend at least a couple of... More 

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Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Great scenery, excellent choice of walking tracks. Great location, easy access by foot or car. Well maintained with lots of great photo opportunities.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Photo's don't do this place justice. Spent a wonderful hour or so wandering the trails. Suspension bridge was great fun and even hubby who is afraid of heights crossed over the bridge. Our kids aged 9 and 11 loved the chairlift ($10 per child return). The swimming pool would be amazing spot in summer but autumn was beautiful too with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

It must be tremendous to see the gorges at spring time with waters rushing through the narrow granite walls. We went there recently but were impressed none the less. The walk to the gorges along the waterfront was a real treat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

A must see gorgeous views a lovely walk up the Gorge a real surprise the chair lift is so delightful. Fantastic facilities two restaurants too choose from we ate at the older Character one great food and setting so pretty!

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