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Gordon River Cruises is an award winning wilderness experience in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Departing from Strahan on Tasmania's west coast, Gordon River Cruises offers half day cruises on the Gordon River aboard its sleek...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 4300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a fantastic day out on the Spirit of the Wild. Highly recommend the Premier Seating Deck if you can splurge for the day. Beautiful food and drinks included all day in a very picturesque surrounding. The crew were lovely and attentive. The commentary and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Gordon river cruise is no more than a year old but their crew and service were excellent. The staff so informative the ticket includes lunch on the boat trip is fantastic.More

Thank chieo2501
Leanne H, Front Office Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi chieo2501, thanks for your great review of your cruise aboard Spirit of the Wild. As you say, she's a very new and state-of-the-art vessel and we're very proud of the new guest experience we deliver with our superb new vessel! Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A first class experience on the Premier Upper Deck - fed and watered all day with premium local produce, wines and other hot and cold beverages in a first class flight like cabin experience. The commentary and guided walks provided additional insight into a special...More

Thank Jo A
Reviewed 5 days ago

The "Spirit Of The Wild" is virtually brand new, crewed by an exceptional group. We chose the premier upper deck option and were delighted with the experience. Nothing was too much trouble for our host Sue, and she definitely added additional knowledge and value to...More

Thank 554kevin2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had the good fortune to travel from Hobart to Strahan on a day trip with Par Avion and Gordon River Cruises. It seems so decadent to travel from one side of the state to another for a cruise, and it was! The new...More

Thank LaurenEPBath
JohnC80, Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Lauren, Par Avion is one of the better ways to get to Strahan in a hurry and the Premier Upper deck is the best choice. there isnt any wonder why you had a great time. Thanks for sharing John

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well was so excited to go on this cruise and enjoy a day on the water. We thought it was a family owned and local operator but it’s not, disappointing. Beautiful cruiser, very comfortable trip. Would I say value for money, well for $165 which...More

Thank Lianne S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We undertook a cruise with this group expecting more. Could not fault the ship as it was 3 months old. They had difficulty accommodating my wife’s dietary requirements despite a heads up and were a little rude on the phone, the commentary although well presented...More

Thank Paul S
JohnC80, Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Paul, We do read and cater for all dietary requests. I don't know how this one fell through. Despite this, I am glad you enjoyed the rest of your trip. Thanks for sharing Kind regards John

Reviewed 1 week ago

Early September is still the quiet season on the West Coast and that worked out wonderfully as our cruise was very light on passengers, making all aspects of the tours easy and relaxing. We chose to spoil ourselves with the premium seats which included a...More

Thank Tracey B
JohnC80, Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Tracey, Thank you so much for sharing and mentioning staff by name. I will make sure she gets this :) Kind regards John

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a superb experience. We went in very early spring so Strahan was still in winter - extremely quiet, and as such there weren’t many on the boat. We had to change days due to unexpected circumstances and staff were very helpful in arranging this....More

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Leanne H, Front Office Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi TravellerToowoomba, Thank you for your wonderful review of your cruise on board Spirit of the Wild. We'll make sure Suzy hears your great feedback - she does such a good job, along with the rest of our crew. I'm glad you enjoyed our new...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great cruise, well worth it. Suz looked after us and the food was great. Ingrid (with her red wellies) gave us a tour of Sarah Island and her knowledge was excellent. One of the best tours that we have ever been on.

Thank Rachel D
JohnC80, Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Rachel, Suz and Ingrid really make a positive difference to the various aspect of the tour. Kind regards John

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August 3, 2017|
Response from buzzbadoo | Reviewed this property |
jo. you must send your request to the Information Bureau in Strahan. You may have to put down a deposit. ur
August 3, 2017|
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Response from buzzbadoo | Reviewed this property |
we went white boat. good lunch paid extra for window seat but didnt use it. buy cheap seats as when boat starts going everyone changes seats and gets up to go out up the front. I though the entire experience was worth the... More
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Response from RhiannonLeMar | Reviewed this property |
Instead of a goat, try a COAT! Sorry poor spelling.... but a goat would enjoy the cruise I'm sure!!!