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Gordon River Cruises

Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 4300
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 4300
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We selected the top deck option when booking this cruise and it did not disappoint. Business class style of seating with individual side tables and retractable meal trays, drinks laid on etc. The smorgasbord lunch was quite good. Punching through a 3 metre swell outside...More

Thank Geoff_and_Roz
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful seating wonderful and very helpful staff fantastic food. Cometary very informative. Local champagne delicious. It was overcast and had been raining but was still thougherly enjoyable.

1  Thank Granthams4
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

An experience not to be missed while at Strahan. Comfortable vessel, good commentary, delightful staff, excellent buffet lunch. Tours include Sarah Island (Guide Ingrid, exceptional!)and a guided Heritage Wilderness Rain Forrest Walk.

Thank Bronwen S
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We were booked to do the Convict Explorer however the trip was cancelled and we were offered the Gordon River cruise instead. We thoroughly enjoyed it. The cruise out to Hells Gates and then down the river was wonderful. The tour of Sarah Island is...More

1  Thank SuzW66
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We did this cruise in the Captains lounge on the top deck. Airline style seats facing at an angle to the front, with the middle raised to improve visibility. All seats had good views. Commentary was informative. Staff were very friendly and helpful. There was...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We wondered whether an all-day cruise would be too long, but were very pleasantly surprised to find that we loved every minute, including the all-you-can-eat lunch. The guided tours of the ruined convict settlement on Sarah's island and the trip into the rainforest up Gordon...More

1  Thank Andrew000000001
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

A very nice cruise to world heritage are. Nice and comfortable. The ancient rainforest and the history of settlements is certain worth the journey. Only critics: I found that he upper deck too expensive if you compare the extras you have with standard.

Thank Volker H
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We selected the top deck and really enjoyed it. Comfortable seat I'm with great views, attentive cabin staff and a reasonably nice range of drinks snacks and meals were regularly offered. The boat is very impressive, fast, quiet, comfortable. The commentary, interesting and appropriate. We...More

1  Thank NeilandRyoko
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Was a really good cruise, the trip out to the heads was very pleasant and picturesque. The trip to Sarah Island was brilliant - I believe it was Ingrid who took us through this part, and she was brilliant. A great story teller, filled with...More

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is an interesting cruise but I do wish more time was spent on Sarah Island. This seemed the most interesting stop on the trip and it seemed rushed. The staff was very friendly and helpful. If you book on the main, ask for a...More

1  Thank rus2er
Brad C, General Manager at Gordon River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi rus2er Thank you for taking the time to post your review. The Sarah Island tour is timed to an hour as we have a strict time table to follow. The team will appreciate your positive comments. regards Brad Coelho

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4 August 2017|
Response from buzzbadoo | Reviewed this property |
jo. you must send your request to the Information Bureau in Strahan. You may have to put down a deposit. ur
3 August 2017|
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Response from buzzbadoo | Reviewed this property |
we went white boat. good lunch paid extra for window seat but didnt use it. buy cheap seats as when boat starts going everyone changes seats and gets up to go out up the front. I though the entire experience was worth the... More
5 July 2017|
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Response from RhiannonLeMar | Reviewed this property |
Instead of a goat, try a COAT! Sorry poor spelling.... but a goat would enjoy the cruise I'm sure!!!