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World Heritage Cruises

19 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 7174
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World heritage excellence

A must for any traveller to experience the beautiful Gordon river & its majestic rain forests. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt O
via mobile
Fantastic day out

Great day out with the family. Excellent staff. Buffet lunch was very yummy and plenty for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amanda P
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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Cruise the Gordon River with the local family owned and operated World Heritage Cruises.Cruises depart Strahan daily at 9am. Attractions include, Hells Gates, Atlantic salmon fish farms,Sarah Island Guided Tour, The Gordon River rainforest boardwalk and a Huon pine sawmill.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gold seats” (36 reviews)
“gordon river” (312 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
19 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 7174

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must for any traveller to experience the beautiful Gordon river & its majestic rain forests. The comprehensive tour of Sarah island was excellent, the tour guide was very knowledgeable providing detailed history of the former penal colony. The trip up the Gordon river aboard...More

Thank Matt O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out with the family. Excellent staff. Buffet lunch was very yummy and plenty for everyone. Very comfortable and enjoyable. Well worth the money. We were a family of 6 - 4 kids aged 11-13. Sarah Island stop was very interesting and the quided...More

Thank Amanda P
Bella2301, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Amanda, we are glad you all enjoyed your day. As a family owned and run business we strive to provide families with a great day out, as well as catering for couples.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day today - very educational, friendly staff and incredible scenery. An absolute must do if you are visiting Strahan. Couldn't recommend more highly!

Thank Claudiaannep
Bella2301, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for travelling with us, we are so glad you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome trip. Only reason not a 5 was the poor food choices. Very educational. Great boat. Snacks affordable. Highly recommend.

Thank Drew A
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Great experience, the skipper- Reilly, was very informative and helpful, the guides were great and very knowledgeable even the meal was exactly as expected - a fresh cold lunch with a good variety . I highly recommend this cruise.

Thank David W
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Took the 0900 fullPl day cruise which goes out first to Hells Gate where the ships carrying convicts first entered the harbour, then to the salmon and trout ponds, onto Sarah Island, a convict settlement built before Port Arthur and lastly to a rain forest...More

Thank Grant S
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We did the Gordon River cruise. The skipper Andy was so knowledgeable and provided a wonderful experience. We had great conditions the entire day, and visited wonderful spots along the way! Allocated seats were good as a home base for the day, but we spent...More

Thank 2016emmak
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We were so lucky with the weather, a sunny day to start our tour of Macquarie Harbour and the Gordon River via Sarah Island. After a warm welcome onboard by the Captain and crew we headed to Hell's Gates where you look west to South...More

1  Thank viki65vic
Reviewed July 8, 2017

An amazing experience with spectacular views, informative and interesting commentaries. Loved the variety included in this tour! The captain of the boat was upbeat, and extremely knowledgeable. Jason our tour guide on Sarah Island presented with flair and added to the atmosphere. The food was...More

Thank joannaericksen
Reviewed July 8, 2017

Fascinating and educational tour about the Gordon river, Huon pine and early colonial Tasmanian life. Very friendly staff, fabulous boat and good food. Not cheap but well worth it.

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January 11, 2017|
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Response from AmandaBentley | Reviewed this property |
I would book as soon as possible as it's still school holidays and especially being a weekend they will get booked quite quickly. I think we paid about $260 for 2 adults and our 5 year old son and that included the buffet... More
Peppi W
September 17, 2016|
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Response from Jeanette H | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes the seats are fine whichever you decide on. You aren't in them much anyway, due to you'll love the freedom of roaming around the boat inside and outside. Hope you enjoy!!
Debbie F
August 27, 2016|
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Response from COLIN M | Reviewed this property |
If it was very windy it could be a little rough on the bay, and they then go out to the heads, but not out to sea as such. The rest of the time is in the river so is not rough at all. I would say it would be a pleasant ride... More