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Arthur River Cruises

Arthur River Road, Arthur River, Tasmania 7330, Australia
+61 427 885 792
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Worth the money and the time

Part of the wild west coast experience is the cruise along the Arthur River. We took the original... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
tonypark50
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Sorell, Australia
Cuzzy

Great cruise these people are friendly and enjoy you on there tour .. The river is amazing to see... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
JoeyMQLD
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Enjoy a fun and relaxed day cruising on the 'Red Boat' 14ks up the pristine Arthur River. Destination: Turks Landing, set in a stretch of cool temperate rainforest. On the way see awesome white bellied sea eagles pick up fish which the crew float on the water. Further up the river is the sea eagles' amazing nest which was built over 45 years ago and continues to nurture chicks every year. Hear a wealth of information about why the Arthur River, the only 'wild' river in Tasmania, is so unique and special. See the changes in vegetation along the river banks and learn more about the plants and animals during a guided walk in the rainforest. A hearty BBQ with salads and wine adds contentment to the day's outing before the leisurely return trip is completed at 3pm.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:00
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Arthur River Road, Arthur River, Tasmania 7330, Australia
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+61 427 885 792
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Part of the wild west coast experience is the cruise along the Arthur River. We took the original (The red One) and were surprised at the experience. Not just the magnificent scenery and wild life or the knowledge of the guides, but the little things...More

Thank tonypark50
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, Tony, for your writing about your experience. The Arthur River truly is captivating and should be on everyone's bucket list. There are few places in the world where one can experience such unique wilderness. We are glad that you enjoyed your unplanned river...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great cruise these people are friendly and enjoy you on there tour .. The river is amazing to see the Eagles the winding changes on the way. Rob is the most informative and knowledgeable person for this area and cruise. The BBQ in the bush...More

Thank JoeyMQLD
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

We love showing our passengers the beauty of the wild and pristine Arthur River. Thank you for your review and for recommending our cruise.

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Travelled early May and had good weather. Very competent crew and Rob, the shore guide, was extremely knowledgeable in his field. Lesley was a very gracious hostess and Greg the captain obviously knows the river very well. Lovely lunch after and walk through the forest....More

Thank Mike W
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for your review, Mike, and for recommending our cruise to others.

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice day out with morning tea and bbq lunch in the pristine wilderness of the Arthur River. Very good and informative talk and walk along the way,recommended.

Thank happycamper1951
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your review and for recommending Arthur River Cruises.

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

A fantastic day. Very comprehensive information given. Great value. The food was excellent. A top bbq. Loved the onformyive walk. Loved the pet wallabies

Thank Peter B
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Everyone who cruises the Arthur River on the Red Boat agrees with you, Peter. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

The red boat. Lesley and Greg made my touring experience of Arthurs River A absolutely delightful experience from the moment of booking to the end of the tour. Feeding of The Sea Eagles was a delightful experience Nice supplied barbecue lunch

Thank Benjamin P
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your 5 star review of your experience cruising the Arthur River on the Red Boat

Reviewed 4 May 2017

This was a memorable cruise on the pristine Arthur River. Rob and Greg and young Tyrone are very knowledgeable on the history and geography of the area. The boat is delightfully old school timber and was comfortable inside and out. Rob is a fountain of...More

Thank Fergo51
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you! We are delighted to hear that you consider the Arthur River and information on the cruise to be 'one of the best'.

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Enjoy the five hour Tarkine Red Boat Cruise on the Arthur River past the confluence of the Arthur and the Frankland Rivers and experience the delightful reflections around every bend of the river. With no destruction of the shoreline from man (i.e: farming, logging etc)...More

Thank Aussie_on_the_move
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Many thanks for your 10/10 review!

Reviewed 29 April 2017

A great cruise with great tour guides, with great humour rolled in.All very down to earth, not a modern cruise boat but very much fitting onto the river cruise. Morning tea or coffee serviced to you where you sat. A very tastie BBQ lunch had...More

Thank algor50
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The guys running this cruise make a wonderful trip into something unforgettable. As well as relaxing it had stunningly beautiful scenery, a gorgeous rainforest walk and fun (not to mention yummy hot chocolate to warm us up). Thankyou Rob and Greg

Thank bazzgazz
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed the hot chocolate!

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Elizabeth E
10 June 2016|
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Response from Gerry K | Reviewed this property |
My guess would be there would be vacancies on the boat. You would need to call them as they shut for a few months over winter due to potential flooding on the river if it is a very wet winter. You would need to ask about... More
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Gail P
21 March 2016|
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Response from Lesley F | Property representative |
I'm afraid no cruises operate in winter. The river floods and is not safe to navigate. We close during June - August and resume September.
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