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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 0447-673-459
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Yes this is a wild piece of waterway with interesting rock outcrops. Great scenery for artists to draw

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes this is a wild piece of waterway with interesting rock outcrops. Great scenery for artists to draw

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Launceston, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No where else can you take a 15 minute stroll from the CBD and be in such a beautiful natural setting. Excellent facilities, cafe, pool, walks, native animals......

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Thank Kevin B
Launceston, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Extremely pretty place to visit in normal flow, the recent flood flow made it spectacular. With very good café/restaurants on either side of the basin, there is plenty of choice for relaxation as well as swimming pools.

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Thank Lyndsay G
Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Within easy reach from Launceston CBD. Spectacular views and a great opportunity for a leisurely hike. Great spot for a family picnic with plenty of space and an outdoor swimming pool. Lots of walking trails for the adventurous. Great location

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Thank 34MarkR
Gulgong, Australia
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must see location in Launceston. Beautiful Gardens in the Basin and spectacular views along the Gorge. Well worth a visit at night form the city end as the gorge is floodlit. This creates a totally different experience.

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Thank Rob_and_Michele
Australia
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take the chairlift across the gorge - the views are fabulous. The cost was $14.00 return for seniors. The lady selling the tickets was extremely friendly, totally enthusiastic and gave us plenty of information. Once on the other side view the gardens, peacocks and have lunch at the Gorge Restaurant. The service was great and the food delicious.

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Thank Ben d
Perth
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our highlight in Launceston, the views were beautiful, the walks were great and the chair lift was really fun. Its a must do attraction!

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Thank Christine N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning scenery as you walk along the gorge. There was a group rock-climbing which was a good excuse to stop and watch. Then further along 2 seals were having a lazy time sunning themselves on the rocks. The walk on the other side looked more strenuous so we left that for younger visitors!

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Thank Fran A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very close to Seaport and Launceston CBD, breathtaking views. A great opportunity for a hike, swimming facilities and a chair lift. Great family location.

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Ballarat, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such a beautiful natural location at the doorstep of the city, so it was extremely disappointing to be hit by the revolting smell and urine covered floors of the tea room toilets. Please provide an appropriate level of cleaning during peak periods to clean up after these sorry souls who find it appealing to spray and mess so badly

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