We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cataract Gorge Cruises

End Of Home Point Parade, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 9900
Website
Save
Review Highlights
WOW

What a fantastic place to visit the walks the restaurant thr gondola the peacocks and views be... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
joja69
,
Cheltenham, Australia
Rainy day

We decided to do the cruise as it was raining and we couldnt walk there. The gorge was lovely but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bellskiblue
,
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Read all 99 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Explore the Old Launceston Seaport before cruising to Kings Wharf viewing historic vessels and Launceston's delightful riverfront precinct. The highlight of the experience is then cruising into the spectacular Cataract Gorge as we engage the Lady Launceston's unique and silent electric drive. View the sheer cliffs and cascades from your comfortable seat with unobstructed views on our multi award winning 1890's style vessel. Enjoy the skippers captivating commentary on the history of this fascinating area.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“the river” (16 reviews)
LOCATION
End Of Home Point Parade, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+61 3 6334 9900
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
Reviews (99)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fantastic place to visit the walks the restaurant thr gondola the peacocks and views be prepared to take lots of photography.

Thank joja69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to do the cruise as it was raining and we couldnt walk there. The gorge was lovely but the cruise to the other part of the river to look at the rusty boay was a bit boring for me. The commentary was good...More

Thank Bellskiblue
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Took the cruise because we had been walking all day. Nice view of the river and the old shipyards and a grand finale of drifting up the cataract gorge under quiet battery power. Informative skipper and nice boat.

1  Thank Donald J
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had a very enjoyable afteroon cruise dwon the river then back to Cataract Gorge. Great views and enjoyable guide.

1  Thank algor50
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable cruise of the river.Callum the guide/ captain did a wonderful,informative commentary in a very friendly manner. We loved the views of the surrounding countryside,and the bird life,especially the eagles. The tour of cataract gorge was spectacular, just shorter than we expected.(river gets too narrow...More

1  Thank Mick W
Reviewed 24 March 2017

A nice slow sail up the gorge with excellent explanations of what we were seeing along the way. Opportunities for photos and enjoying the amazing scenery of this fantastic place! Friendly and approachable guide. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Hobo56
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Informative and enjoyable. Hhowever. Advertising is out of date. $25 per adult is actually $29 AND they dont take cash. Catd only for anything purchased and this is not advertised anywhere either.

1  Thank Don L
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Allow you to gain perspective on how spectacular the gorge is The engineering feat of building the bridge

1  Thank maree0901
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We boarded a well appointed craft and were welcomed by tea, coffee, cakes and biscuits. The crew were friendly and accommodating, looking after our every need. The Captain narrated the whole trip with great enthusiasm, knowledge and stories that made the longer 2.5 hr trip...More

2  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This was a great 50 minute trip on the river, and while the first part gave some history of the river and flooding the second part in the Gorge was stunning! The engine was shut off as such and you could just listen and watch....More

2  Thank swimmingotta
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Cataract On Paterson
721 reviews
.61 km away
Stillwater
1,022 reviews
.58 km away
Mudbar and Restaurant
642 reviews
.36 km away
Spice Lounge Indian Punjabi Cuisine
198 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
James Boag Brewery Experience
343 reviews
.81 km away
Design Centre Tasmania
94 reviews
.70 km away
Launceston Visitor Information Centre
80 reviews
.69 km away
The Town Clock
83 reviews
.69 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cataract Gorge Cruises staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit