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Launceston City day trip including Cataract Gorge and the Tamar Valley

8 hours
$180 per person

(A full-day tour from Launceston)

  • Entry fee for Seahorse World or Platypus House included.
$180 per person
OR
$630 private charter for 1 - 4 passengers

Launceston City, Cataract Gorge & the Tamar Valley

This exciting day tour from Launceston has so much to offer!

Explore the charming city of Launceston, enjoy breathtaking views of the Tamar River, learn about local history, and bask in the glory of some of Tasmania's most beautiful forests and pastures.

The Tamar Valley is an enticing landscape with a beautiful winding waterway known as the Tamar River, which runs through roughly 70 kilometers of the Valley.

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Launceston Post Office
Launceston is a lively city full of great food and fine wine and is teeming with nature, culture, and history. The famous Cataract Gorge is just a few minutes out of the city center.
Launceston is Tasmania's second-largest city and still maintains many of its historical cityscapes in excellent condition, including century-old parks aswell as Victorian and Colonial buildings.

Tour Itinerary

  • Pick up from Launceston CBD at 09:00;
  • Drop off in Launceston CBD at around17:00;
  • Tour Duration approximately 8 hours;
  • Entry fee for Seahorse World or Platypus House included.

 

  1. Launceston - Take a tour around Tasmania's second largest city and learn about the early history and view the stunning architecture and open green spaces;
  2. Grindelwald - Explore the village square and learn about the Dutch man's dream of creating a Swiss-style village;
  3. Brady's Lookout - Stroll up the small hill for the best view over the Tamar River and across to St Mathias Church at Windemere;
  4. Exeter - Visit the Beehive, learn about the remarkable journey from the flower to the jar and appreciate the honeybee;
  5. Beaconsfield - Optional stop to investigate the gold mine that was established in the 1870s and the site of the underground rescue in 2006;
  6. Beauty Point - Stop for lunch after visiting Sea Horse World OR Platypus House and learning all about the growth and development of the animals and their habitats;
  7. Batman Bridge - Stop at the bottom of the bridge and learn about the cable stay construction technique and watch the whirl pools as the water flows through this narrow river neck;
  8. Seasonal Fruit Farms - Hungry? It's your chance to stop and pick seasonal fruit along the way;
  9. Cataract Gorge - is a river gorge in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, approximately 1.5 km from the city centre and where the South Esk River flows into the Tamar estuary. It is one of the region's premier tourist attractions and accessible to all ages.
Launceston City Tamar Valley Tour
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