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About Tamar River Cruises
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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Tours and Tickets by Tamar River Cruises
2.5 Hour Morning Discovery Cruise including sailing into the Cataract Gorge
$65.06 per adult
Batman Bridge 4 Hour Luncheon Cruise including sailing into the Cataract Gorge
$98.69 per adult
2.5 hour Afternoon Discovery Cruise including Cataract Gorge departs at 1: 30 pm
1 review
$65.06 per adult
Cataract Gorge Cruise 11:30 am
$24.12 per adult
Cataract Gorge Cruise 3:30 pm
1 review
$24.12 per adult
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great informative cruise along the river and Gorge. Information kept coming the whole 50 minutes of cruise. Captain was very friendly and the boat was comfortable and smooth. Thanks

Thank Anthonymichael1979
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Tamar River Cruses are happy your enjoyed the cruise . Thank you for your kind remarks.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a fabulous afternoon - two and a half hours - cruise down the Tamar River. Informative and engaging live commentary, afternoon tea and wine tasting supplies and good local wines and beer available from the bar. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Haitchtee
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

The Team at Tamar River Cruise are pleased you enjoyed your 2.5 hour Afternoon Discovery Cruise. We thank you for the "highly recommended" recommendation for the experience

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wouldn't recommend for children or teenagers, it is more of a relaxing tour then an entertaining tour. Staff were very nice and accommodating, commentary took place for less than 50% of the tour. Food was nice and there were plenty of hot Beveridge, there was...More

Thank ashleighg450
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a relaxing cruise on the Tamar River enjoying the food ,tea ,coffee & wine tasting. The commentary details the history & folk lore of the areas seen from the vessel . Your comments concerning the length of the commentary are duly noted.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Tamar River Cruises for a wonderful afternoon. My mother and I recently had the pleasure of being on an afternoon Cataract Gorge cruise. The views were amazing of course but it was the engaging and knowledgeable skipper/guide with information about the area that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SmithNT
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad that your mother & yourself thoroughly enjoyed the cruise

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family trip which included tamar river cruise. I have been wanting to do this for so long, and finally after a few years we did it, and wasn't it worth it. What a great experience. This was definitely the highlight of my trip. With young...More

Thank tellapowell
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments concerning the cruise which are extremely appreciated. The team is glad that the family had an enjoyable experience. Looking forward to welcoming the family on one of the longer cruises.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Took my TAS sales team on longer river cruise as part of our end of year activities. Great way to finish of a hectic year with awesome commentary on local sights and history and topped off with muffins, cakes, coffee and wine tasting on board...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JK5000
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The Tamar River team appreciate your comments, noting the positive nature of those comments. As a team we are glad the cruise was enjoyed

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful warm, and only slightly cloudy, relaxing day for our 4 hour cruise on the Tamar River to Batman Bridge aboard the Tamar River Cruises well appointed vessel. Booking was painless. Care was taken at booking to check whether we had any allergies...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

We took the 50 minute river cruise but should have taken one of the longer cruises. The commentary was excellent and very informative and the scenery was stunning. There is parking at the dock and worth going to the Silo Hotel nearby to check it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vonsky
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Seven of us booked ‘at the jetty’ and had the boat to ourselves, graham the captain was friendly, knowledgable and amusing. Great value.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CliveF95
Reviewed November 23, 2018

A fabulous trip on the Tamar. We did the 50min cruise and loved every second. Wonderful commentary on a beautiful boat. The Gorge is spectacular and keep your fingers crossed the piper is playing. Well worth the money and would suggest everyone does this trip...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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