Strahan
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  • Strahan: Gordon River Cruise with Buffet Lunch

    1. Strahan: Gordon River Cruise with Buffet Lunch

    Experience a multi-award-winning cruise in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Depart from Strahan on Tasmania's west coast and embark on a half-day adventure on the Gordon River aboard a sleek, purpose-built tour vessel, the "Spirit of the Wild". Cruise across Macquarie Harbour to Hells Gates and then on to Gordon River while taking in the tranquil surroundings. Listen as your dedicated guides and character-based interpretation will take you through the history of this remarkable place.

    Later, enjoy a buffet lunch or snack of local Tasmanian foods and beverages.

    Complimentary Tasmanian red, white, and sparkling wines are available for Premiere Upper Deck guests, as well as beer, juice, tea, and espresso coffee. A cash bar is available on the vessel's Main Deck. This Gordon River cruise uniquely offers commentaries in German, French, Cantonese,...

    We were welcomed and assisted by happy, friendly & knowledgeable people. Everything was clean and our buffet lunch was spot on. Lovely vessel and staff. Stunning part of the world! Thank you so much

  • Strahan: World Heritage Cruise on Gordon River with Lunch

    2. Strahan: World Heritage Cruise on Gordon River with Lunch

    Your cruise includes lunch, a 1-hour guided tour on Sarah Island, a 30-minute walk at Heritage Landing on the Gordon River and a tour of Huon Pine Sawmill on return to Strahan. When booking, you can choose standard, premium or gold seating. Climb aboard a purpose-built catamaran that departs from Strahan Wharf and heads towards Hells Gates, the narrow-channel entrance to Macquarie Harbor. Pass ocean trout and Atlantic salmon farms en-route to Sarah Island. Take a 1-hour guided tour of the island to learn about the harsh conditions of Tasmania's first penal settlement. From Sarah Island, travel into the majestic world heritage listed Gordon River. Rediscover serenity while gliding deep into the ancient rainforest. Disembark at Heritage Landing for a stroll through the hushed, lichen-covered rainforest. Marvel at one of the forest's oldest inhabitants, a 2000-year-old Huon Pine. Your c...

    A wonderful day spent gliding down the picturesque Gordon River. So peaceful and the crew were absolutely amazing. We were served a scrumptious lunch and had drinks available. What more could we ask for??

  • Tasmania in 6 Days: the Major Highlights and Attractions

    3. Tasmania in 6 Days: the Major Highlights and Attractions

    Day one: Port Arthur Historic Site Begin your trip with a pick up around 7:00 AM. After a quick look at Australia’s best preserved colonial village, Richmond, head south to explore Tasmania’s ruthless convict past at the World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site. A guided walk and harbor cruise are included. Rich in visual history, learn of the chilling life of a convict in the restored sandstone prison buildings and preserved ruins. Day two: Hobart to Strahan Drive through the Derwent Valley. Travel east to west across the island. See the beautiful Russell Falls, walk among the Mt Field National Park tall trees, and visit Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, Lake St Clair. Explore the pristine Franklin-Gordon Wild River National Park and end the day in Strahan, where you will stay overnight. Day three: Wild West Coast  In the untouched wilderness of Tasmania’s West Coast, explor...

    I think whoever wants to visit Tasmania for a short period of time and want to make the best out of it, I recommend this tour. Tasmania is indeed very beautiful and the tour was well planned. Sometimes we would have to rush while walking and couldn’t spend enough time in some places but I guess otherwise we wouldn’t be able to see as many... Hostels that we have stayed varied in quality. I personally liked the one in Strahan the most and the good thing is that we stayed there two nights. I wish the tour guide in the beginning of the tour let us introduce ourselves like we did in Melbourne “go west-great ocean road tour”. Even on the fifth day we wouldn’t know each others names whereas in a day tour that I spend in Melbourne everybody had an idea who is who. I just recommend that to the tour company. All and all, I do recommend this tour especially if you are traveling alone or make the most out of Tasmania in restricted amount of time.

  • Tasmania in 3 Days: West Coast from Hobart to Launceston

    4. Tasmania in 3 Days: West Coast from Hobart to Launceston

    .Day one: Hobart to Strahan Begin your trip with a pick up around 7:00 AM and drive through the Derwent Valley. Travel east to west across the island. See the beautiful Russell Falls, walk among the Mt Field National Park tall trees, and visit Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, Lake St Clair. Explore the pristine Franklin-Gordon Wild River National Park and end the day in Strahan, where you will stay overnight.  Day two: Wild West Coast In the untouched wilderness of Tasmania’s West Coast, explore the shifting sands of Henty Dunes. Then continue into the Tarkine Rainforest and walk to Tasmania’s highest waterfall, Montezuma Falls. Or you can choose to join the world-famous Gordon River Cruise at your own expense. Stay overnight again in Strahan.  Day three: Cradle Mountain to Launceston Around 950 meters above sea level is the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Claire Nati...

    Amazing experience with stunning nature, nice guide and lovely group. Will definitely recommend!

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What people are saying about Strahan

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 70 reviews

We had a wonderful cruise and the staff were excellent. Guides were very knowledgeable and the presentations on board were informative of the area and history. We were very lucky with the weather which enhanced the whole experience. Sarah Island was a highlight as was the walk in the forest in the world heritage area. Highly recommend World Heritage Cruise on Macquarie Harbour Strahan.

What a great crew and staff made the trip as beautiful as the scenery. Highly recommended to everyone to go and see another great part of Tasmania. The new boat is a credit to the company,quite,comfortable with all around viewing.

A wonderful day spent gliding down the picturesque Gordon River. So peaceful and the crew were absolutely amazing. We were served a scrumptious lunch and had drinks available. What more could we ask for??

We were welcomed and assisted by happy, friendly & knowledgeable people. Everything was clean and our buffet lunch was spot on. Lovely vessel and staff. Stunning part of the world! Thank you so much

Great guides and service. Cruise was an absolute pleasure to go on