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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Another of Australia's beautiful places!

Such a hidden treasure! If we hadn't stayed at Mole Creek Caravan Park( different review- check it out its beautiful!) we would never have visited here as Jill( caretaker of Mole... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 6, 2016
Sue S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Such a hidden treasure! If we hadn't stayed at Mole Creek Caravan Park( different review- check it out its beautiful!) we would never have visited here as Jill( caretaker of Mole Creek) recommended it! The information people were so helpful-and it was breathtaking- the peacocks, the daffodils and the gorge- just beautiful!

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Perth Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We stayed quite close by and thought a walk to a gorge was going to be just that.....a walk.....but we were pleasantly surprised as the gorge is worth seeing and the scenery on the walk was excellent. Whether you drive or walk to the reserve either way it is worth a visit.

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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Started at the zig zag walk and continued along the path right the way round. The zig zag section is for hikers only but I have average fitness and didn't find this section too hard. The steps at the start of the zig zag section are uneven and some a little higher than one would expect but that's hiking for... More 

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South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Lovely little walk by the water or up in the tree's. Having access to the chairlift you can take that which goes over the Gorge, or you can walk over the bridge across the waterfall. The cafe is also great, food is good too :)

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Incredible place, gorgeous scenery and just a short drive from the centre of Launceston. Chairlift was great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Just stunning to experience the Cataract Gorge Reserve. Beautiful walks with amazing scenery at every turn. Some walks are harder than others but overall worth doing. Wallabies can be seen in the bushes as you stroll around. Peacocks in abundance. Amazing walk to the old power station. Highly recommend the Cataract Gorge Reserve. I visit it every trip to Tassie... More 

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Macao, Macau
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The view from Kings Bridge is very nice, and this way (Kings Bridge Entrance) is the easiest way to enter the Gorge. There is a restaurant nearby (Stillwater) is quite nice.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Much like Jamie-Lee Curtis in the 1980's Cataract Gorge Reserve is quite the stunner banger. Highly recommended!!!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I love being in quiet outdoor places and walking a lot so this was a nice treat for me. The walking tracks look well maintained and safe. There is a tea house and a cafe on each side of the water. Cable chair over the water for $12 one way or $15 return.

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Emerald, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We visited Cataract Gorge on our recent visit to Tasmania, we took the low walking track & found the walk easy and enjoyable but would recommend good walking shoes. We also took the chairlift across the Gorge and found that enjoyable as well. Worth a look if you are in Launceston

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