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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Address: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Guided Canoe Tour on Launceston's Tamar River

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Walking heaven

This area only a 10 mins drive from Lawnie cbd is a nature lovers dream. A beautiful gorge cascading to a lake with gr8 walks both sides connected by suspension bridges is a... read more

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This area only a 10 mins drive from Lawnie cbd is a nature lovers dream. A beautiful gorge cascading to a lake with gr8 walks both sides connected by suspension bridges is a fantastic day out. Don't miss this if you are in town

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The zigzag trail is more for the challenge and scenery, if you want the best photo opportunities than go the easy walk. There are great photos to be had on the suspension bridge.

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highett
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing you go all the way across Views great take a picnic enjoy the full potential of this park Locals swimming a bit cold for me

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This time we stayed at the Penny Royal near to the walking track into the Cataract Gorge. One of my family is physically limited and requires a frame nonetheless the track is sealed and navigable providing many seats for a breather along the way where you can appreciate the colours in the sharp rocky walls and the rapids on the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent a lovely few hours hear Took the cable car across the Gorge enjoying fabulous views of the enormous swimming pool and up river to the cataracts Had a light lunch at the cafe attached to the more formal dining room Only two minor complaints-- no signposts to show where the toilets are and no signs to indicate the names... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

...of a walk. We really did not know what to expect but enjoyed the walk combined with the history lesson of the electricity power station.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great loop for those with reasonable levels of fittness. The Duck Reach Power Station (disused but with talk of recommissioning) was a bonus point of interest. Dont be put off by warnings of steep and hikers if your fitness is reasonable. Go slowly and enjoy.

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Thank Michael B
Adelaide
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We began the walk from the Kings Bridge. An easy walk. Lovely scenery. The swinging bridge was effortless, except for a friend who suffers from vertigo and even he had made it with help. The chairlift was fun and gave you views from a different perspective. We noticed a high water line in places so we googled The Gorge when... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely walk from Kings Bridge up to the Restaurant area. there are a number of viewing locations and just stopping to take in the beauty of this lovely gorge is a must in terms of relaxation and appreciation of yet another wonder of nature. Easy walk, some incline towards the end, very well maintained sealed path with safety fences along... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was surprised with the place and it was 100% above my expectations! Must see the place, definitely! Beautiful views, very attractive walking tracks (up to 15 km easy to do), nice cafes, barbecue areas, real seals, if you are lucky - just in the river. One of the best place in Tasmania. MUST SEE!

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