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Gordon River Cruises

Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 4300
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Gordon River Cruise from Strahan
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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, purpose built tour vessel.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful day. The boat is very comfortable with easy accessibility on all decks. Crew are very helpful and friendly. The tours of the Rainforest and Sarah Island were extremely interesting. Plenty of food for lunch. I highly recommend this journey as a...More

Thank Cassie1956
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Hi Cassie1956 Thanks for your review. Its great to read you had an enjoyable experience on board the Lady Jane Franklin II. The team are really passionate and take great pride to ensure all our guests have a great time. regards Brad Coelho

Reviewed December 21, 2016

We had a great day out aboard this very comfortable boat, including a really nice buffet lunch. A highlight is the tour of Sarah Island and they had all sorts of books and info aboard for those who wanted to delve into the history of...More

Thank jennidad
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Hi jennidad Thank you for your review. Our vessel the Lady Jane Franklin II was built specifically to ensure we provide a first class experience. Our team of highly trained and passionate individuals take great pride in delivering an exceptional day out on the Gordon...More

Reviewed December 19, 2016

No reflections on the River, but sunny, a perfect day, with a delicious buffet lunch on board. Good commentary, and interesting visit to Sarah Island. Quite happy with the base rate, as easy to move about. The evening Bonnet Island cruise to see the penguins...More

Thank Kay S
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Hi Kay S Thank you for taking the time to review both experiences. The trip to see the little penguins on Bonnet Island is a must do when visiting Strahan. regards Brad Coelho

Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

I live in the Huon Valley, Southern Tasmania but waited nine years to get to Strahan and the Gordon River. The cruise was awesome. The crew were fantastic and the facilities and lunch were great. This is a once in a lifetime experience. It was...More

Thank Melanie C
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Hi Melanie C I cant believe you waited 9 years to visit Strahan, its great to read you had a memorable experience on board the Lady Jane Franklin II and that the team lived up to the usual standard of service. regards Brad Coelho

Reviewed December 14, 2016

What an amazing experience! My husband and I booked the Captain's Deck and had a memorable experience from beginning to end. The staff were lovely, food was fantastic and nature in no way disappointed. If you can, pay the extra for the upgrade to the...More

Thank 2312Karen
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Hi 2312Karen Thanks for your review and positive comments. Our captains upper deck seating is the way to cruise when travelling on board the Lady Jane Franklin II. All you need to do is sit back relax and take in the beauty that Strahan has...More

Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

We booked the cruise 2 days in advance on a weekday. Seats on the boat were allocated based on your tickets. We cruised within Macquarie Harbour first before entering Gordon River. Good narration by the staff for the various sights. Passengers hopped off for a...More

Thank Vthc4
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Hi Vthc4 Thank you for your positive rating and comments. regards Brad Coelho

Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We had extended family of 10 age range 10 to 65yrs. We where in the Captains lounge it was 10 out of 20. Sam our host could not do enough for us. The scenery is just incredible. Would totally recommend.

Thank Bobbie H
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Hi Bobbie H Thanks for taking the time to post your review and for your positive comments about Sam. Regards Brad Coelho

Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

If you're thinking about doing this tour, stop thinking and just book it! We were in the captains upper deck and the views were amazing. The service was amazing. The food was amazing. A must do tour if you are in the area, and if...More

Thank miazeusalby
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Hi miazeusalby Thanks for your positive review and rating. regards Brad Coelho

Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Great trip out on the Gordan river Cruise, highly reccomend. Very nice informative staff, lovely boat, lunch was great! The views on the trip are great, goes and through the heritage land, just great fun. A nice walk through the rain forest was included and...More

Thank Megan D
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Hi Megan D Thanks for taking the time to post your review and for your positive comments. regards Brad Coelho

Reviewed December 4, 2016

We ended up with tickets for the premier seats up the top of the boat with the captain. The service was brilliant, drinks and food were divine. The cruise was informative but not over the top, the trip to Sarah Island was a highlight. A...More

Thank CD08PerthWA
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Hi CD08PerthWA Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It's positive to read you had an enjoyable experience on our Captains upper deck and that the team looked after you. regards Brad Coelho

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illana15
How accessible is the upper deck? I have trouble with stairs
February 8, 2017|
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Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on the extent of the mobility issue. The stairs are wide, not overly steep, not slippery and have a hand rail. Most people who walk with a single stick would be OK - as long as they don;t come down the... More
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Stu W
Hi, we are a family of four. Are we able to bring a 1 year old on the cruise. I read on a brochure that minimum age was 5? Also would an active 7 year old get restless. Thx in advance. Stu
January 17, 2017|
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Response from Brad C | Property representative |
Hi Stu W Best if you give us a call on 03 6471 4300 so we can discuss the options with you. regards Brad
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Stu W
Hi, we are a family of four. Are we able to bring a 1 year old on the cruise. I read on a brochure that minimum age was 5? Also would an active 7 year old get restless. Thx in advance. Stu
January 17, 2017|
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Response from GDayMateAustralia | Reviewed this property |
This would not be safe for a 1 year old.
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