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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Guided Canoe Tour on Launceston's Tamar River

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Love the Gorge!

What a great spot! Very picturesque, some great walks and a nice swimming hole! It's worth going on the chairlift for the views. Could easily spend the whole day (or at least an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great spot! Very picturesque, some great walks and a nice swimming hole! It's worth going on the chairlift for the views. Could easily spend the whole day (or at least an afternoon) here, especially if the weather is nice!

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is a charge for parking - think it would be $8 for the day and if you like walking you could spend a day there.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The chairlift offers a spectacular view of the gorge. A pleasant easy walk through gardens with peacocks as well as flowers. Worth taking the chairlift one way and walking back across the swinging bridge

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived in dusk time! Gorgeous view! The cable was closed but we find the walks are easy and getting close to the river too. We walk with a few peacocks, beautiful if you don't have phoenix phobia. Tips: If you have time, to prepare a picnic there.

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Thank StoneH0N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great ride on chair lift great peacocks romming around in cataract grounds idealic setting for a relaxing afternoon and a swim in pool free too

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Thank bosward
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Cataract Gorge while on holiday in Tasmania and were delighted by it beauty and splendour. There was the Chair lift, the Swing bridge, the pool, the walks and the cafes. The whole reserve is so well kept. Ample parking as well even for the RV that we were driving. The staff were all so super friendly and pleasant.... More 

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Kiama, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice walks and great views of spectacular gorge. Swimming pool was busy, but pleasant. Great spot for picnic and walk. Lovely gardens on the far side

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Thank TimWilco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very beautiful place. It is definitely a must visit if your in town. Bring swimming gear as they have a great big pool there as well. Peacocks were cool as well.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice way to spend a few hours of your day in Launceston. Do the walk on both sides of the gorge, dress in active wear.

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Mildura, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cataract Gorge is very family-oriented. Great views around the gorge itself. A chair lift runs across the gorge. Tickets are available one-way or return. We chose to walk around and across the suspension bridge to the ticket office and take the chair lift back to the other side. Family tickets are available and of course you're paying for the experience.... More 

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