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World Heritage Cruises

19 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Great Day

A great day out. Paid for a gold seat so had a good view all day. Weather not to bad but it seems... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathryn R
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Brisbane, Australia
Fabulous day out

We loved this day trip to Sarah Island and the Gordon River. The boat is excellent and the staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
grevilleabrae5761
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South Coast NSW
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Cruise the Gordon River with the local family owned and operated World Heritage Cruises.Cruises depart Strahan daily at 9am. Attractions include, Hells Gates, Atlantic salmon fish farms,Sarah Island Guided Tour, The Gordon River rainforest boardwalk and a Huon pine sawmill.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“red boat” (74 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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19 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great day out. Paid for a gold seat so had a good view all day. Weather not to bad but it seems to rain at some stage every day in this part of the world. Great commentary from the captain on the boat. Interesting...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this day trip to Sarah Island and the Gordon River. The boat is excellent and the staff provide exceptional customer service. The guide on the island was interesting and informative with just the right amount of humour. My only advice would be to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's one of those things you just have to do! If you're visiting Strahan then it's hang the expense and just do it. We chose the Red Boat on reading reviews and talking to others and had a fantastic day-weather was really kind but the...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with World Heritage Cruises. We are glad you had some nice weather - that is always a little bonus, and yes when we built Harbour Master we did make sure the boat was warm for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this cruise on Easter Monday. I have been on this cruise several times, I like to take my friends and family on this when they come to visit us in Tas. I know we will be always guaranteed a great trip rain, hail...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write about your experience with World Heritage Cruises. We are so happy you can rely on us to show off this fabulous spot to your friends and family. We love what we do and getting great feedback makes it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have done the Gordon River, although many years apart. As expected it was raining, which does take something away from the day (But of course is no one's fault). We paid for gold seats and had selected the pair...More

Thank Liz S
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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your World Heritage Cruises experience. We are so glad you have come back to see the Gordon River a second time, and yes, unfortunately, we have a few rainy days that can not be...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought when booking that it was a trip that needed to be done, but might be a bit of a tourist trap. How wrong I was. Had a great day out in Macquarie Harbour and the Gordon River. Never felt like we were rushed or...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience onboard Harbour Master. We love welcoming visitors from all around the world on the boat and love it when fellow Tasmanians join us too!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cruise was both interesting and relaxing and the scenery was beautiful. The staff were friendly and clearly passionate about what they do. Fares booked you a seat for the duration (very handy given the length of the cruise) but passengers were free to roam...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your World Heritage Cruises experience. We are happy that you enjoyed your time onboard Harbour Master. We think our Captain would get a little lonely up there in the cabin all by himself, so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought the gold class seats because we wanted to sit near the window. My in laws were with us and they don’t do well walking around on boats. If it was just the two of us we probably would have saved the money and...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience cruising with us. We love it when we can get down to the Cape Sorell Lighthouse during calm weather, it's a beautiful sight!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, I am Tasmanian and this was a total mind blowing experience for me. It opened me up to a world I didn't even know existed on my own little Island. I truly felt like I had flown 500,000,000 miles away to another world. This...More

Thank AlexcTas
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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oh wow, thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on Trip Advisor. Tasmania sure is a very special place and we feel so blessed to be able to share and explore one of the many amazing places on this Island every day. We are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had a lovely day on the cruise. The staff were very friendly and helpful and we were encouraged to move around the boat and look around. The buffet lunch was very tasty and we all had plenty to eat. Beautiful scenery and a...More

Thank Susan B
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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for writing about your recent experience cruising with us. It is a very special part of Tasmania and we do love taking people into this magical place. Glad you had a great time!

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raynkaye
2 April 2018|
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Response from Salty2010 | Reviewed this property |
You can't go wrong with World Heritage Cruises, out of Strahan. It was a great day out. Seats are numbered so you can walk around the boat without worrying about losing your spot. The boat leaves from the wharf in town... More
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barbarella50
14 February 2018|
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Response from liz w | Reviewed this property |
We got gold seats too and booked online. To be honest though there is a lot of seating outside in two floors and front/back. never felt busy or too crushed and if weather is good you wont sit inside too often as views are... More
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Elizabethoz
11 January 2017|
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Response from AmandaBentley | Reviewed this property |
I would book as soon as possible as it's still school holidays and especially being a weekend they will get booked quite quickly. I think we paid about $260 for 2 adults and our 5 year old son and that included the buffet... More
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