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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 447 673 459
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 447 673 459
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely a must see....so beautiful...must experiance the chair lift and have a walk around to see the lyrebirds walking around!

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 2 days ago

A visit to Cataract Gorge is a must when staying in Launceston. It has lovely open areas for kids to run around and a playground. There is a café on site as well. I went across the gorge on the chairlift which is a great...More

1  Thank pat542
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery and a sense of achievement once you reach the top and start the descent down to the basin and the swing bridge. There are very few signs on this part of the track so we had no idea of how far it was...More

Thank Liz N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The gorge is a lovely place to walk, even on dusk as it is very well lit. The walk has an easy side and a more steep side. It’s a gorgeous please to visit. Do yourself a favour and make sure you make a trip...More

Thank Adelaide_Girl_79
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great walk, a must do while in Launceston. The walk is quite steep on one side of the gorge , however you could walk both ways on the one side if wanting a flatter pathed walk.

Thank Rochie65
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walked in from town. Mostly flat, wide sealed path lit at night. Opening onto a lovely Victorian bandstand, cafe with resident peacocks. It has maintained the original Victorin era charm.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Cacaract gorge is the most beautiful place ,it's breath taking the birds wildlife the chair lift I just loved ,would definitely visit there again an amazing place ,a must do when visiting Launceston diffently a highlight of our holiday .

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice way to spend a few hours in Launceston. Excellent views of the gorge from the bridge. We didn't go on the chair lift on this occasion, but it is an experience to enjoy if you are visiting for the first time. The gardens...More

1  Thank boourns23
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The walk around the park and over the suspension bridge is well worth while, not as spectacular as many gorges but you should make the effort if you are in Launceston.

Thank RG02
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If there is a garden Eden then surely this is it? Stunning scenery, amazing weather and a dance from a peacock! Both cafes serve great food, the walks enjoyable...love it!

Thank ingridm909
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16 October 2017|
Response from coffeebeans2015 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Baby Kangaroos live in there mother’s pouch and you rarely see them out until they are are over 12 months old. The best place to see baby kangaroos is at a zoo.
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