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Pieman River Cruise

Corinna, Tasmania, Australia
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Outstanding cruise into the wilderness

My sister and I had a wonderful day cruise on the Pieman River on the Arcadia. The trip highlighted... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
terrymacnaughton001
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Townsville, Australia
"Cruising down the River"

We didn't arrive early enough for the day cruise but did manage to take the much shorter afternoon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christine S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I had a wonderful day cruise on the Pieman River on the Arcadia. The trip highlighted the beauty of the area and took us along the river to the Heads at the Southern Ocean. We were provided morning and afternoon tea and...More

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CorinnaW1, Manager at Pieman River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi terrymacnaughton001, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent cruise. We're pleased to read you've enjoyed the experience. It is such a great way to see and experience the river, rainforest and the Pieman heads. Happy travels! Matt Coxon

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't arrive early enough for the day cruise but did manage to take the much shorter afternoon cruise. Les, our very knowledgeable guide took us downriver to a small jetty where we disembarked and climbed the steep track to the Lovers' Waterfall: not a...More

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CorinnaW1, Manager at Pieman River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Christine S, Thanks for taking the time to review our Sweetwater afternoon cruise. Pleased to read you enjoyed the experience and who doesn't love a story like that! Happy travels! Matt Coxon

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Four hour trip along the 14km from Corinna along the Pieman River to the shack community and the unreal landscape of thousands of driftwood logs washed down over the decades from upriver and now bleached and scattered on Pieman Heads Beach. Cruise staff excellent, providing...More

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CorinnaW1, Manager at Pieman River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Hi gnawh62, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent cruise with us down the Pieman river. Glad you've enjoyed the stunning scenery down on the beach, and the staff looked after you. Happy travels! Matt Coxon

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This cruise is the smaller of the 2 cruises available at Corinna and i recommend booking in advance as it can only take 9 people at a time. The cruise takes you along the stunning Pieman river and the skipper of the small boat continually...More

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CorinnaW1, Manager at Pieman River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Hi biggc112017, Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review on our shorter Sweetwater cruise. Such a great way to see the river if you're limited for time. Glad you enjoyed the stunning rainforest and everything else the cruise takes in. Happy...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We discovered that there are in fact two cruises on offer with different itineraries - this one on the Arcadia II (launched 1939) which travels to the the mouth of the Pieman River & takes most of the day, and a much shorter and faster...More

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CorinnaW1, Manager at Pieman River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Hi ActRegular_traveller, Thanks for taking the time to review both our cruises we offer here at Corinna. Glad to read they were 'excellent' and that Les and Bec had looked after you. Such a great way to see what the river and surrounding area including...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great cruise in immaculately restored 1930's boat through near wilderness to mouth of river. Captain was friendly and knowledgeable.

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CorinnaW1, Manager at Pieman River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi bladenkeith, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent cruise with us. Happy to read you enjoyed the experience. Happy travels! Matt Coxon

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Norm & Lorraine are first class hosts The Arcadia II is straight out of an historical novel Highly recommended

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CorinnaW1, Manager at Pieman River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Hi nobryan, Thanks for taking the time to review our Arcadia cruise. Happy to read you've enjoyed the experience and Norm and Lorraine looked after you. Happy travels! Matt Coxon

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

The Pieman...a beautiful river in the heart of the Tarkine Wilderness area. The boat trip gives you a close up look of different types of rainforest vegetation. We saw white bellied Sea Eagles and other smaller birds. The walk along the wild side of Tassie...More

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CorinnaW1, Manager at Pieman River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Hi jt2407, Thanks for taking the time to review our Pieman river cruise. Pleased to read you enjoyed the experience and got to see some wildlife on the journey. Happy travels! Matt Coxon

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

The cruise on Arcadia II gives a great view of the west coast wilderness, through the forest to the heads and the ocean. Lunch is provided and commentary is adequate. It is something not to be missed but it is a little bit over-priced for...More

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CorinnaW1, Manager at Pieman River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hi Terry C, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent cruise with us. We agree, the cruise does give a great view of the west coast wilderness. We are always looking at ways to reduce costs where we can and ensure value for...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

The 4-5 hour return boat trip down river was excellent. Norm, our captain was knowledgeable and provided great commentary. Lunch (wrap, muffin, Juice) was tasty and filling. It rained heavily during our trip but this only added to the wilderness and rainforest experience.More

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CorinnaW1, Manager at Pieman River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hi Sydneyrob, Thanks for taking the time to review our Pieman River cruise. Pleased to read you were looked after by Norm, who is a wealth of knowledge. At this time of year we always welcome a bit of rain, but as you say it...More

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Geraldine R
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Response from KJMRS | Reviewed this property |
Watch for wildlife at dusk & dawn. The C249 is a beautiful but remote road, allow time to enjoy the scenery at the lookouts & river crossings once you are past Corinna. Start with a full tank.
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Ask for Matt Coxon on 03 64461170 at the Corinna Wilderness Experience. He will let you know!
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