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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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So pretty

Such a beautiful place! So close to town but quiet and still. A perfect walk to enjoy the nature and regain energy. Several bridges to cross the gorge making it possible to go... read more

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Chelmsford Essex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the chair lift over the gorge to get a better view of the area, it also leads to a nice park and open air swimming pool.

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Thank theoldone
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a beautiful place! So close to town but quiet and still. A perfect walk to enjoy the nature and regain energy. Several bridges to cross the gorge making it possible to go around instead of turning around.

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Dapto, New South Wales, Australia
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took some family visitors ti walk around the Cataract Gorge. Two were elderly and the walk around to the Suspension Bridge wasn't too difficult. We returned via the "World Longest Single Spanned Chairlift"... which was a great thrill for our International family visitors.. there's a museum, cafe's, pool for summer months... there's heaps up there for any season and... More 

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Thank John K
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can't go to Launceston without visiting Cataract Gorge. It's more than just a park. It's an escape without leaving the town.

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Thank Bryan454
Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In the shade have your warm jackets as it gets quite cold. We took the chairlift from one end to the other, and then crossed over the suspension bridge to go back to the start again. Nice kids playground there too.

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Thank Jasmine_n_Dan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great attraction full of things to do... we visited with our 1.5 year old and most definitely got the chance to use his busy legs running around big park areas and chasing the peacocks... and once he was tired out we put him I his stroller and was able to do the walk around the gorge crossing the suspension bridge.... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked the Zig-Zag Track and back along the Cataract Walk, and across the suspension bridge. The Zig-Zag Track is steep in places and has stone steps here and there. It offers some beautiful views of the gorge and river, but is not an easy casual walk. The Cataract Walk back along the other side of the river is paved... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An easy walk with great views of the gorge. The path is very good and easy to walk on. We chose to take the chair lift over and stopped in at the cafe for a morning coffee. Just lovely to sit and enjoy the coffee taking the the view. We walked back over the suspension bridge. The chair lift is... More 

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Pelverata
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a walk arpond the Park in the Gorge a really good walk around the park and across the bridge and all the tracks about the Parks on both sides of the Gorge.

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Frankston, Australia
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77 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

To say I was surprised when I visited would be this year's understatement, what truly beautiful part of the world, the vision that the people who developed this park, must have been immense. The views across the gorge, from the upper viewing platform, are spectacular and once you wend your way down to the cafe and information house below at... More 

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