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Tamar River

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Address: | Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Guided Canoe Tour on Launceston's Tamar River
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Big Water!

It is a great river, the closer you get to the ocean. Some good high views along the way, great for photos. Wines too. Sunny, good to canoe or kayak in. Sailing clubs. Down the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Trevor661
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a great river, the closer you get to the ocean. Some good high views along the way, great for photos. Wines too. Sunny, good to canoe or kayak in. Sailing clubs. Down the end there are sea horses at Beauty Point. It is very wide, and you can drive up both sides of the river. Accomodation along the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Drove up the East Tamar to George Town, visited the Bass and Flinders centre to see the replica of the Norfolk , crossed the Batman bridge, drove up to Seahorse World and Platypus and echidna house, then down the west Tamar including along the river on the C733 - really a wonderful day.

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Thank Mark T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Could not believe how stunning the Tamar River is. We drove from Launceston Airport all the way up to the Northern parts of Tasmania. We followed the Tamar all the way, crossing the Batman Bridge. Lots of beautiful little stops along the way you can do - especially for picnics, photos and fishing.

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Thank Carolyn S
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We traveled all the way up to the mouth, with various stops in between. A very relaxing trip and not very far to travel. When you reach the end of the road at the light house, enjoy the views and scenery, then take either East or West Tamar Highway back to Launceston.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

By taking the river cruise,we were entranced by the beauty and history all around us,the area is world class

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Burnie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

So many vantage points to look over this magnificent River. The Batman Bridge is a structure you have to admire

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Thank Shandie2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The wonderful Tamar valley meandering along the river stopping in at the wineries 's The Rosevears Hotel for a great lunch and back to Beaconsfield's contuining onto the town of Beauty Point and popping into the beautiful Swiss Town of Grindawald.

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Wodonga, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The Tamara river is a beautiful place to visit. With spectacular scenery wherever you look. Just a drive around if you'realize in a hurry won'the disappoint.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

I have been lucky enough to do.this cruise 3 times. I have done the 45 mins cruise twice which is fantastic value for money. Is takes you up the tamar river. You get a comfortable seat on a well lookes after boat. You have heaps of photo opportunities to take. After going up the river it turns arlubd and you... More 

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Dijon, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

From Launceston drive down the east side of the river to Beauty Point passing through the gold town of Beaconsfield. Back-track to cross the river via the Batman bridge and continue down to George Town and the historic Pilot Station at Low Head. There are several good eateries and vineyards to visit. If it is cherry season make sure you... More 

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