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Cataract Gorge Reserve

#1 of 74 things to do in Launceston Features Animals
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 447 673 459
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 447 673 459
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Reviewed today via mobile

The Gorge was nice to visit in the woods yet with few other people to contend with. The majesty of a the natural rock formations however was a little over hyped.

Thank eln1234
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Natural beauty everywhere! Lots of walks & pathways from the flat & easy to the inclines, steep & a little more rugged. It is worth the hills to get to some of the well sign posted lookouts. We didn't bother with the cable car ride...More

Thank Fran B
Reviewed 4 days ago

walked here from our hotel, good walk , fairly long but easy nice views with a café at the bottom, well worth a visit.

Thank margaret s
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Cataract Gorge is the 'must see' attraction in Launceston. It's the most scenic Gorge I've ever seen, beautifully cared for gardens, and Peacocks. It's great in all seasons; we were there in winter, and while cold, there are great misty views up and down...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful walking and views and nearby walking trails. One hour round walk, lots of lovely pubs and restaurants nearby. Gorgeous and incredible.

Thank melbourneasha
Reviewed 5 days ago

A piece of wilderness in the heart of Launceston, just a short drive away, with ample parking and activities for all ages. I came in winter, but in summer the barbecues and pool parties or swimming in the gorge itself would be a real drawcard.The...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had some time to kill before heading to the mountains and stopped by here. Such a lovely stop! Stunning views, it's quite breathe taking.

Thank dannir0
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great day walking around, took the cable car and enjoyed a snack in both cafes. Beautiful gardens with some fabulous specimen trees. Very relaxing and take your costume as you can swim in the gorge and/or the swimming pool. I'll be back.

Thank CarolatJensens
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. Walks, beautiful peacocks, elegant swinging bridge, free pool and eating places. Lots of varied photo opportunities in all seasons.

Thank ChellaBella05
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely views and exciting for kids. Loved every moment. Helpful staff who attend to details. The kids enjoyed running around after the ride.

Thank gauravsethi78
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Eesh T
6 March 2017|
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Response from Lynette M | Reviewed this property |
would be ok. just make sure you are not carrying lots of stuff so you have hands free.
27 August 2016|
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Response from JCW368 | Reviewed this property |
The primary method of viewing the gorge is on foot. I would allow a minimum of 3 hours. Their is a chair-lift across the gorge at the first basin as well as a pedestrian suspension foot bridge. In summer people sunbath and... More
7 January 2016|
Response from annettelouise1959 | Reviewed this property |
i noticed when we where there a camper van came and parked over where the buses parked we had a car it was very busy so get there early if you want a park check with the council there but i am pretty sure you can not stay... More