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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 447 673 459
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Reviewed today

Great spot to go and get outdoors with the family. Want to see a bit of nature, walk some trails, canoe and then have a bite of lunch? This is your place. Also a pool there for the warmer months and a BBQ area.

Thank BrettW1267
Reviewed yesterday

Great place to visit in Launceston, and not far from the city centre. Nice parklands to walk around, but the best is the walk down the gorge itself. There couple of cafes, one on each side of the gorge. Well worth visiting when in Launceston.

Thank Foxtrot10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The reserve is just a short walk away from our hotel so perfect to fill part of a day. It’s nice and quiet and very scenic. Plus there is a cafe near the chairlift.

Thank EddieAlexCook
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great hiking saw lots of wallabies Chairlift was fun Was great seeing all the nature Note you'd need a car to get there as it's up some steep hills

Thank hungry-sumo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a short drive from the city and surprise to find it is so near to town It was a sonny great evening The ride on the cable was great Peacocks are all around the park n walk was great

Thank zeetan99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of walks, beautiful gardens and of course the stunning gorge. The cafe on the main park side is nice but quite expensive but it does have a takeaway window. The park area is being renovated at the moment which covers a big area, they...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do if visiting Launceston. The natural beauty of the gorge is amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed the walk through nature, stopping to view the wildlife along the way, crossing the suspension bridge & riding the chairlift ride. The staff we encountered during...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this restaurant for that winter feel of cosy. An open fire crackling logs great red wine and their twice cooked duck and yes I'm in heaven.. Walk through the Cataract later in the afternoon stay for dinner its that easy and guarantee no regrets.

Thank charmaine3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a place, so close to the city centre too. Nature at it's best. The council should stop taking it over with fences though. Make everyone sign a "Enter at Own Risk" insurance waiver first to stop the idiots who sue for any reason. :)

Thank Anonymous7250
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't expecting to do much in Launceston but on research, was suggested to go here. You wouldn't think such a place existed in Launceston but here we are. Next to the town. It's not huge, but it's large enough for you to spend a...More

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11 July 2018|
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Response from timbertoby | Reviewed this property |
I think you can spend as much time as you want, even a whole day with picnic. Unfortunately we arrived late in the day & spent 45 minutes where we took the Chair Ride one way & walked back through the gardens - it was still... More
15 June 2018|
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Response from Glenn H | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Tondz | Reviewed this property |
Agree with Kaijunjia. If you really want to hike, then Freycinet National park has plenty of varied walks for all fitness levels and great views too. The kayaking is absolutely worth it.