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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...more
Home Point Cruise Terminal, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 9900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Took a short 50 minute cruise on the Sth Esk, Tamar & Nth Esk up the Cataract Gorge. $33 each, absolutely worth the time and money. Friendly & informative. Safe & comfortable. Do it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jibby9
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

What a little pearl !! Tasmanian History, natural beauty, serene quiteness, and old fashioned courtesy!! The amazing Tamar , the old Wharves and the incredible Cararact Gorge !! It’s all there including an in depth description of the geological rock formations and how they stay...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dickdory
Reviewed November 5, 2018

This turned into a leisurely trip on the Tamar The commentary was excellent and informative This accentuated the peace of the Cataract Gorge

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Comfortable boat, very pleasant crew, Denise and Callum. Good commentary, very informative.Nice afternoon tea. Wine tasting was an added little feature. Recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharontlg
Reviewed October 24, 2018

At 2.5 hours for a dozen, mainly senior citizens, this turned out to be a delightful way to spend an afternoon in Launceston. 90 minutes shorter than the longest cruise and 100 minutes longer than the Cataract Gorge Cruise, it offered a lot more to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JayDeePee
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

What a great day, cruising up the Tamar River. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking. The staff onboard the boat are a credit to the company they work for. Captain Callum gave outstanding commentary as we cruised along the river. The wonderful girl from Mackay (sorry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rosemarie K
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Great staff informative friendly food and drinks great,,boat very comfortable... shame they did not mention that the Tamar river is one of the most polluted waterways in Australia. .7 ancient sewerage treatment plants build in the sixties dumping primary sewerage 4 times a day each..yes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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