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Cataract Gorge Reserve

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

A nice way to spend a few hours in Launceston. Excellent views of the gorge from the bridge. We didn't go on the chair lift on this occasion, but it is an experience to enjoy if you are visiting for the first time. The gardens...More

Thank boourns23
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The walk around the park and over the suspension bridge is well worth while, not as spectacular as many gorges but you should make the effort if you are in Launceston.

Thank RG02
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If there is a garden Eden then surely this is it? Stunning scenery, amazing weather and a dance from a peacock! Both cafes serve great food, the walks enjoyable...love it!

Thank ingridm909
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always visit the Gorge when we're in Launceston. There is a cafe at the top and bottom and the menu includes tea, coffee, toasted sandwiches, chips and cakes. The food is nice. There is a chairlift between the top and bottom areas of the...More

Thank TheSumiMasens
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful place.... Stunning setting, adorable wildlife and the chair lift was FUN! Fantastic location for a walk or a picnic. A must do for any trip to Launceston

Thank Aussie_JetSetters
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am not going to state the obvious about how amazing this place is because it is a simple matter of fact. Just google the photos if you have any doubts! I am however going to tell you that the righteous profusion of peacock calls...More

Thank Mariam0891
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was excited to visit Cataract Gorge. It wasn't as big as I expected but it was really beautiful. We bought the return chairlift pass but decided to walk back to the car when we were done because it was just so lovely. It was...More

Thank Mrssoxy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Cataract Gorge is a must visit when in Launceston and it is free. There are choices of walks to do, or simply sit and have a coffee and watch the lyrebirds roaming about. We had a hire car for a few days and drove to...More

Thank Karon M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cafe breakfast was excellent, the walk around the gorge was nice, the scenery is beautiful. Car parking was easy.

Thank fconnellan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must do while you are in Launceston, free entry beautiful views cafe for refreshments half way if you do the whole loop do the zig zag trail, this is a hike but worth it.

Thank Juliemgn
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16 October 2017|
Response from coffeebeans2015 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Baby Kangaroos live in there mother’s pouch and you rarely see them out until they are are over 12 months old. The best place to see baby kangaroos is at a zoo.
Eesh T
6 March 2017|
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Response from Lynette M | Reviewed this property |
would be ok. just make sure you are not carrying lots of stuff so you have hands free.
28 August 2016|
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Response from JCW368 | Reviewed this property |
The primary method of viewing the gorge is on foot. I would allow a minimum of 3 hours. Their is a chair-lift across the gorge at the first basin as well as a pedestrian suspension foot bridge. In summer people sunbath and... More