The Afternoon Discovery Cruise offers two and a half hours discovering the beautiful Tamar River. Discover the secrets of the Tamar on a leisurely afternoon cruise.
View picturesque landscapes that display some of Tasmania’s finest vineyards. The tales of Launceston’s colourful beginnings will entertain you as you sample some of the regions spectacular wines and premium beer. The cruise highlights the history, birdlife and riverside culture of the Tamar River and travels in to the stunning Cataract Gorge. As you soak up the atmosphere of the river you are invited to indulge yourself in a generous afternoon tea and fruit platter.
Departs at 1.30pm (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) and 3.00pm (Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, all weather (October 01 - April 30). Tour cost: Adult AUD79, Concession AUD69, Child AUD35, Family AUD179.
Departs at 1.30pm (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) and 3.00pm (Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, all weather (October 01 - April 30). Tour cost: Adult $79, Concession $69, Child $35, Family $179.
The Batman Bridge Luncheon Cruise takes you on a four-hour cruise along the Tamar River.
This journey takes you into the magical Cataract Gorge and lets you explore Launceston’s riverfront precinct. The cruise continues North past Tamar Island up to the Batman Bridge. Enjoy the diversity of the river as you hear the lively tales about the numerous historical buildings and landmarks that line the waterfront. Immerse yourself in the diversity of life as you cruise past quaint riverfront communities, vineyards, orchards and farms. Morning tea, a superb light lunch, a generous cheese and fruit platter plus tea and coffee is available. The cheerful crew will invite you to sample local wines and beers.
Departs at 10.00am (Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, all weather (September 01 - May 31). Tour cost: Adult AUD125, Concession AUD110, Child AUD60, Family AUD290.
Departs at 10.00am (Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, all weather (September 01 - May 31). Tour cost: Adult $125, Concession $110, Child $60, Family $290.
Tamar River Cruises offer cruises on the beautiful Tamar River in Launceston, northern Tasmania.
Experience the excitement and history of Launceston’s spectacular Tamar River from the comfort of the unique vessels. The Tamar River is Australia’s longest navigable tidal estuary and supports Australia’s third oldest city, Launceston. Informative commentary from local skippers takes you on an historical journey where you will discover the stories and tales that shaped Launceston and the magnificent Tamar Valley. Travel into the heart of the Tamar and view the navigable section of the spectacular Cataract Gorge.
Sample the delights of local wines and cheeses as you view breathtaking scenery, world class vineyards, historical buildings and rural settings. Frequent encounters of wildlife including sea eagles, wild duck, black swans, pelicans, plus many other varieties of water-fowl and occasionally playful seals are common.
Choose from a number of award-winning cruises to suit your needs and interests.