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Tamar River Cruises

Home Point Cruise Terminal, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 9900
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Highlight of our holiday!

I thoroughly enjoyed this activity. It was so relaxing just gliding along on the water, watching... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
NavadaShepp
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Shepparton, Australia
Great short cruise

50 minutes was the perfect time to cruise this beautiful area. The captain was very informative and... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Nigel J
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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Experience the excitement and history of Launceston's spectacular Tamar River from the comfort of our unique vessels. An informative commentary from our skippers will take you on a historical journey where you will discover the stories and tales that shaped Launceston and the Tamar Valley. Travel in to the heart of the Tamar and view the navigable section of the spectacular Cataract Gorge. Sample the delights of our local wines and cheeses as you view breathtaking scenery, world class vineyards, historical buildings, rural settings and frequent encounters of fascinating wild life including sea eagles, wild duck, black swans, pelicans, plus many other varieties of water-fowl and occasionally playful seals. One of our passenger recently commented it is like a moving postcard. It is certainly a 'must do' when visiting Launceston!
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hour cruise” (37 reviews)
“morning tea” (44 reviews)
“wine tasting” (52 reviews)
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Home Point Cruise Terminal, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 3 6334 9900
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed this activity. It was so relaxing just gliding along on the water, watching the world drift by and listening to a really interesting commentary about the city's history. The lunch provided featured local gourmet offerings and was absolutely beautiful. This activity was...More

Thank NavadaShepp
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

50 minutes was the perfect time to cruise this beautiful area. The captain was very informative and able to answer questions well. The boat was adequate and being able to run on electricity in the gorge area made it very peaceful. Beautiful area and seeing...More

Thank Nigel J
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Enjoyable 50 minute Scenic River Cruise along the Tamar River on Tuesday 01/05/18. The Captain was very informative & the total cost for the two of us AUD $59:40 A beautiful Harbour area & along Cararact Gorge, highly recommended if you have the time in...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We took the 50 minute tour to the cataract gorge. Callum the tour guide/captain of the boat was very informative. We had a lovely time. Seeing the gorge from the boat was fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

We did the short cruise that goes around the harbour area, a short way down the Tamar river and into the gorge. What a wonderful way to spend an hour. There is pay and display parking where the boat departs from and there was a...More

Thank skilli15
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

From booking to embarking, to disembarking - all smooth, pleasant. Having booked the evening before the receptionist even gave us information on best place (at least cost) to park the car. The captain was very informative - without overdoing it. His assistant kept us supplied...More

Thank local696
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

This is a 4hrs round trip up the Tamar river to the Batman bridge. If you don't like long river cruises then this is not for you. However, the company provides shorter and more specific tours which may suit. We decided to experience everything of...More

Thank JandPF
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Great little cruise on a awesome little boat. Really good commentary and history from our host. Fantastic highly recommend

Thank Threadersmal
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

An enjoyable morning on the river. Relaxing and informative, if not a little corny and forced on the delivery.

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Lovely 50 minute cruise around the area with informative guide. Great to sit back and see some sites whilst relaxing. Also received some discounts for other tours and restaurants by producing our ticket stubs. Highly recommend.

Thank NurseKellie23
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