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Cataract Gorge Reserve

#1 of 74 things to do in Launceston Features Animals
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 447 673 459
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 447 673 459
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great walk along the Gorge very level on one side very steep on the other great scenery and rock formations , the suspension bridge was great fun in the windy weather but a very enjoyable 40 Minute walk.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot - take the cataract walk both ways; avoid walking the google maps way unless you want to walk in the burbs!

Thank JK69
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

About 2kms walk from city centre and then 3km walk from the entrance. Is an easy walk for all ages. Absolutley stunning also a restaurant and small cafe at the end of the walk. A must when visiting Launceston.

Thank L2142UNmelissaf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cataract Gorge is absolutely stunning and a must see for every visitor to Launceston. Great scenery, atmosphere and tranquility this place is beautiful. The chair lift (would avoid if you are afraid of heights) was a must, and had great views of the Gorge. Only...More

Thank Ash O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must see if visiting "lonnie". Easy to get to and to walk around. Nice place for photos. Suspension bridge and walkway, chair lift, in summer swimming pools. Good setup for picnics with bbqs and plenty of laen3 area for picnics. Also good...More

Thank mishw23
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great adventure! The chairlift was very worthwhile, however I wouldn't recommend it for children under 8.

Thank 1,234,289
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Picturesct views and some great walks make for a good day out. Also very close to launceston cdb and you only have to pay for parking.

Thank Dylan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only is this a beautiful place to see, but it's very stroller friendly for most part so I was able to explore with the toddler. Very picturesque views and many walking trails / hikes to undertake. Unfortunately we were stretched for time but got...More

Thank pacey306
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous walk through beautiful creation scenery. With cafe overlooking view and chair rides. Peacocks everywhere! And so close to the centre. Great place to take visitors to the area

Thank Simonplumber1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see if you are in Launceston, lots of various walking paths down through the gorge or above it. Catch the chairlift across then find a picnic spot or enjoy lunch at the cafe before walking back.

Thank tripii
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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
7 January 2016|
Response from annettelouise1959 | Reviewed this property |
i noticed when we where there a camper van came and parked over where the buses parked we had a car it was very busy so get there early if you want a park check with the council there but i am pretty sure you can not stay... More