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Gordon River Cruises

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Address: Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 3 6471 4300
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Gordon River Cruises is an award winning wilderness experience in the...

Gordon River Cruises is an award winning wilderness experience in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Departing from Strahan on Tasmania's west coast, Gordon River Cruises offers half day cruises on the Gordon River aboard its sleek, purpose built tour vessel.

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Fantastic day - just do it!

A lovey big catamaran, first class service, informative commentary (thanks Barry!) and good weather. At 8.30 am into Macquarie Harbour, past salmon farms, through Hell's Gate (how... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Forster, Australia

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Forster, Australia
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovey big catamaran, first class service, informative commentary (thanks Barry!) and good weather. At 8.30 am into Macquarie Harbour, past salmon farms, through Hell's Gate (how narrow is that! - 80 metres!), up the Gordon River with many reflections and wilderness all around, a turn around at Heritage landing, a tour of Sarah Island and back to port by... More 

Thank SixtyplusOldBar
Telford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First rate experience blessed as well by lovely weather. We were in the upper deck and food and service both excellent plus really comfortable leather seats. Trips to heritage landing and Sarah's island really informative. Highly recommend doing this trip.

Thank Maureen P
Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was an absolutely fabulous experience. From our booking at the terminal to cruise end the staff and service were excellent. I would highly recommend atrium table seating. Our booking person was Cathy. Unfortunately we didn't get the names of the two gentlemen who were our hosts on the boat. Chris was our guide on Sarah Island and he was... More 

Thank Linette P
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64 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Six of us went on the cruise and it was impeccable from start to finish. Well organized and informative. The ship is immaculate and the on board buffet was both plentiful and tasty. The staff go above and beyond and a few of them joined us the next night for karaoke at the Strahan golf club and were fabulous. The... More 

Thank Scotan
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great day traveling on the Macquarie Harbour and Gordon River. Very informative staff and friendly. Lunch was great and plenty of food to go around. Would highly recommend.

Thank David F
Sydney, Australia
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261 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Comfortable boat and friendly crew. We are tall and overweight, so got advice on seating to get leg room. They advise the cheaper Atrium seats. In fact the ordinary level but window seats were excellent. Could not go upstairs due to a leg injury. the 2 tours are possible with impaired mobility. Great day out and well worth the time... More 

Thank illana15
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was excited for this trip but never thought it would turn out amazing as it did. As we were cruising towards the World Heritage Area we were surprised with common dolphins! They leapt out the water near the boat and my friend got some incredible photos of them. The tour itself was equally good, the staff were informative and... More 

Thank Rebekah G
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were blessed with a fine sunny day and this made this incredible trip so much better. The scenery, history and massive expanse of the harbour create an experience that is hard to beat. The crew are fantastic, the lunch absolutely delicious and the 2 land walks exceptional. If you visit TAS make sure to get to the West Coast... More 

Thank neverold333
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45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those things you hear about and "have to" do, but really it wasn't that great. You sit on a boat with 220 other people, so it's really impersonal. The seat with folding tray table feels like you're on a plane. You go out to sea then back, then up the river to an underwhelming rainforest walk,... More 

Thank Jamie B
Heathcote, Australia
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Heavy rain at commencment, but cleared away. Lovely lunch on board, enjoyed the commentry, the tour of Sarah Island was very informative, would have liked a bit longer on there to explore on ones own. Highy recommed the tour.

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