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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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

Grea walking trails for various fitness levels. The scenery along the george is spectacular. There are wonderful picnic areas and all close to the CBD.

Thank Gail W
Reviewed today via mobile

My 3rd visit to Launceston and to this Reserve in the last 12 months and each time I see something new. Lovely reserve on the outskirts of Launceston, makes you feel a million miles from anywhere remotely a city. The Peacocks had their tails in...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great place to spend some time enjoying the natural beauty of Launceston. So many walks to choose from plus the tea house or cafe for a feed and great BBQ and picnic facilities perfect for families and must be a real gem in...More

Thank W7353DUinfo
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a hidden gem so close to central Launceston. All people of all ages can come and have a fantastic day. Great walking trails, nice areas to eat, and when the upgrade is finished at the First Basin area, this would be a great...More

Thank Godders56
Reviewed 4 days ago

Don't bother going to Launceston if you're not going to see Cataract Gorge. The walk around is great too. You can choose form the easy track to a hard track.

Thank pdljimeno
Reviewed 4 days ago

awesome walk. So much to do other than just walk. The scenery is spectacular-they have walking paths, a park with in the gorge the houses peacocks, a cafe and even a swimming pool! there's a chair lift If your game. It's pram and wheel chair...More

Thank Tammy N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Super friendly staff, that are informative and helpful. The view from the chairlift is so beautiful and the gorge is beautifully maintained

Thank alisonfox
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Overcast day in Launceston, we checked out the Cataract Gorge. Although there is construction work taking place on the main lawn it was still and enjoyable experience. The chair lift is a little expensive but not necessary to see the sights of the reserve.

Thank Ash R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely walk along the Gorge with great views starting at the old bridge. We were surprised that this was so close to the town centre.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot good food. Easy walk from Launceston CBD. Great views. Take the return chair lift for a commanding view of the area

Thank Wayneaa
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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 |
Yes it is
12 January 2018|
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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.