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Gordon River Cruises

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Address: Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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+61 3 6471 4300
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Gordon River Cruises is an award winning wilderness experience in the...

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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Great day out

We were lucky with the weather and couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day. Blue skies, no wind and the reflections in the Gordon River perfect. Staff on the boat were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 21, 2016
Kathie B
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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144 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky with the weather and couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day. Blue skies, no wind and the reflections in the Gordon River perfect. Staff on the boat were efficient and really professional. Lunch was really delicious, commentary informative and not excessive. Guides on Sarah Island are exceptional and so entertaining . I really cannot find anything... More 

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Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Kathie B Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Its great to read the team were able to ensure you had a memorable experience on board the Lady Jane Franklin II. regards Brad Coelho More 

Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

Lovely afternoon cruise out to the Gordon River and back via Sarah Island. Great staff and lots of great information with beautiful vistas. No need to spend more on window seats, as there are plenty of chances to get up and out onto the viewing decks. Highly recommended.

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Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Olivia W Thanks for taking the time to post your review. The weather has been magical the last couple of days which has only enhanced the experience. Its great to read the team looked after you on board the Lady Jane Franklin II. regards Brad Coelho More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

Excellent cruise, staff very friendly and obliging, we travelled on Captains deck, had a great day. Also guides on convict island very informative.

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Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this review

Hi icalocin Thanks for tkaing the time to post your positive review. regards Brad More 

Geelong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were lucky enough to do this cruise on a beautiful day. We went for the Captains level and it was extremely comfortable and worthwhile. Choose your own level of comfort as the star of the show is the river and the history. Both stops were fascinating. Staff were professional and courteous and could not be faulted.... More 

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Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Bookworm3218 Thank you for your review, the captains upper deck seating is an all inclusive package that gives you close access to the skipper and a dedicated guide. But you are right the star is the mighty Gordon River and its great to read you had an enjoyable experience on board the Lady Jane Franklin II. regards Brad More 

Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

If you are thinking of taking the afternoon cruise, treat yourself to upstairs. It's certainly very comfortable and enjoyable with bubbles and afternoon tea served. Thank you

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Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this review

Hi localrestaurant Thanks for taking the time to post your positive review, its great to read you had an enjoyable experience on board the Lady Jane Franklin II. regards Brad Coelho More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

March 2016 - perfect weather - totally perfect 5 hours on the water onboard an extremely comfortable, spacious and modern catamaran. The entire operation was smooth and professional with excellent guidance & commentary. (They really understand and appreciate what it is that attracts people to this part of the world, which is respect for the beauty of this unspoilt environment.... More 

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Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this review

Hi HappyLogic Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Having a UNESCO world heritage area on our doorstep is a privilege. The team take great pride to ensure they deliver a memorable experience on board the Lady Jane Franklin II. regards Brad Coelho More 

Baildon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

Main reason for a visit to Strahan I should imagine, and not a disapointment. The boats are comfortable and well appointed, with a well informed crew, ready willing and able to assist. The trip itself is envigorating as you approach the bar, and pleasent and restfull as you go up river. All very informative and a good experience of river... More 

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Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Bill H Thank you for your review. Cruising with Gordon River Cruises is a must do when in Strahan. The team on board the Lady Jane Franklin II provide a memorable and informative experience. regards Brad Coelho More 

Molong, Australia
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

What a fantastic cruise. 42 of us boarded the vessel and were made welcome from the go. the tour guides throughout the cruise were fantastic. the scenery was out of this world and we are so grateful that we chose to take this cruise. The visit to Sarah Island was unbelievable as well and great history of the early convict... More 

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Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this review

Hi margotb228 Thanks for taking the time to post your review, it's great to read you had an enjoyable experience and that the team were able to deliver a first class service to your entire group. regards Brad Coelho More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

The Lady Jane Franklin II took us into Macquarie Harbour and a short way into the Southern Ocean through Hell's Gates, passing salmon farms and historical sites along the way. We were in the Captain's Premier Upper Deck which is worth paying the extra for, as we had comfortable leather seats arranged in such as way that no matter where... More 

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Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Joan0452013 Thanks for taking the time to post your detailed review. Its great to read the team were able to deliver a memorable experience on board the Lady Jane Franklin II regards Brad Coelho More 

Australia
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75 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

What a wonderful experience. A fantastic cruise on the Macquarie Harbour then up the Gordon River passing salmon farms along the way then the amazing Wilderness. So picturesque. Don't forget to take the camera! Lunch included, although take your own water as not provided. Hot & cold drinks available for purchase and it is cash only! On the way back... More 

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Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this review

Hi ChrisandDaryl Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Its great to read you had an enjoyable experience on board the Lady Jane Franklin II. Taking a camera is a must do as the scenery is unforgettable. regards Brad Coelho More 

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