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  • Strahan: Gordon River Cruise with Buffet Lunch

    1. Strahan: Gordon River Cruise with Buffet Lunch

    Experience a multi-award-winning cruise in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Depart from Strahan on Tasmania's west coast and embark on a half-day adventure on the Gordon River aboard a sleek, purpose-built tour vessel, the "Spirit of the Wild". Cruise across Macquarie Harbour to Hells Gates and then on to Gordon River while taking in the tranquil surroundings. Listen as your dedicated guides and character-based interpretation will take you through the history of this remarkable place.

    Later, enjoy a buffet lunch or snack of local Tasmanian foods and beverages.

    Complimentary Tasmanian red, white, and sparkling wines are available for Premiere Upper Deck guests, as well as beer, juice, tea, and espresso coffee. A cash bar is available on the vessel's Main Deck. This Gordon River cruise uniquely offers commentaries in German, French, Cantonese,...

    We were welcomed and assisted by happy, friendly & knowledgeable people. Everything was clean and our buffet lunch was spot on. Lovely vessel and staff. Stunning part of the world! Thank you so much

  • Tasmania in 3.5 Days: Strahan, Cradle Mountain, and Mt Field

    2. Tasmania in 3.5 Days: Strahan, Cradle Mountain, and Mt Field

    Day one: Hobart to Strahan Begin your trip with a pick up around 7:00 AM and drive through the Derwent Valley. Travel east to west across the island. See the beautiful Russell Falls, walk among the Mt Field National Park tall trees, and visit Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, Lake St Clair. Explore the pristine Franklin-Gordon Wild River National Park and end the day in Strahan, where you will stay overnight.  Day two: Wild West Coast In the untouched wilderness of Tasmania’s West Coast, explore the shifting sands of Henty Dunes. Then continue into the Tarkine Rainforest and walk to Tasmania’s highest waterfall, Montezuma Falls. Or you can choose to join the world-famous Gordon River Cruise at your own expense. Stay overnight again in Strahan.  Day three: Cradle Mountain to Launceston Around 950 meters above sea level is the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Claire Natio...

  • Strahan: Gordon River Sunset and Dinner Cruise

    3. Strahan: Gordon River Sunset and Dinner Cruise

    Depart Strahan aboard the Spirit of the Wild, crossing Macquarie Harbour to the Gordon River. Glide quietly across the Gordon River, powered by the boat's unique hybrid drive system. Next, it is time to disembark the vessel and stroll the boardwalk of Heritage Landing as you learn about the flora and fauna that have shaped the area. Climb back aboard the vessel to enjoy a gourmet dinner, showcasing delicious local produce, prepared by chefs in Strahan. Then explore Sarah Island with a guide from the Round Earth Company, who will impart their knowledge on the treacherous tales of the locals who shaped this former convict settlement. Traverse across the Harbour to Hells Gates, where you can marvel at the panoramic views of the sunset with a drink in hand.

  • Tasmania in 6 Days: the Major Highlights and Attractions

    4. Tasmania in 6 Days: the Major Highlights and Attractions

    Day one: Port Arthur Historic Site Begin your trip with a pick up around 7:00 AM. After a quick look at Australia’s best preserved colonial village, Richmond, head south to explore Tasmania’s ruthless convict past at the World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site. A guided walk and harbor cruise are included. Rich in visual history, learn of the chilling life of a convict in the restored sandstone prison buildings and preserved ruins. Day two: Hobart to Strahan Drive through the Derwent Valley. Travel east to west across the island. See the beautiful Russell Falls, walk among the Mt Field National Park tall trees, and visit Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, Lake St Clair. Explore the pristine Franklin-Gordon Wild River National Park and end the day in Strahan, where you will stay overnight. Day three: Wild West Coast  In the untouched wilderness of Tasmania’s West Coast, explor...

    I think whoever wants to visit Tasmania for a short period of time and want to make the best out of it, I recommend this tour. Tasmania is indeed very beautiful and the tour was well planned. Sometimes we would have to rush while walking and couldn’t spend enough time in some places but I guess otherwise we wouldn’t be able to see as many... Hostels that we have stayed varied in quality. I personally liked the one in Strahan the most and the good thing is that we stayed there two nights. I wish the tour guide in the beginning of the tour let us introduce ourselves like we did in Melbourne “go west-great ocean road tour”. Even on the fifth day we wouldn’t know each others names whereas in a day tour that I spend in Melbourne everybody had an idea who is who. I just recommend that to the tour company. All and all, I do recommend this tour especially if you are traveling alone or make the most out of Tasmania in restricted amount of time.

  • Tasmania in 3 Days: West Coast from Hobart to Launceston

    5. Tasmania in 3 Days: West Coast from Hobart to Launceston

    .Day one: Hobart to Strahan Begin your trip with a pick up around 7:00 AM and drive through the Derwent Valley. Travel east to west across the island. See the beautiful Russell Falls, walk among the Mt Field National Park tall trees, and visit Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, Lake St Clair. Explore the pristine Franklin-Gordon Wild River National Park and end the day in Strahan, where you will stay overnight.  Day two: Wild West Coast In the untouched wilderness of Tasmania’s West Coast, explore the shifting sands of Henty Dunes. Then continue into the Tarkine Rainforest and walk to Tasmania’s highest waterfall, Montezuma Falls. Or you can choose to join the world-famous Gordon River Cruise at your own expense. Stay overnight again in Strahan.  Day three: Cradle Mountain to Launceston Around 950 meters above sea level is the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Claire Nati...

    Amazing experience with stunning nature, nice guide and lovely group. Will definitely recommend!

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What people are saying about Strahan

Started off with rain but that soon disappeared. Staff were lovely, informative and friendly. We were up top and food was delish! Such a beautiful place, The Gordon River. UNESCO World Heritage saved this place for all who come to enjoy!

We were welcomed and assisted by happy, friendly & knowledgeable people. Everything was clean and our buffet lunch was spot on. Lovely vessel and staff. Stunning part of the world! Thank you so much

Thank you all the crews giving us such an amazing time during the trip and I found the gold so lucky thank you Bec and Leonine! We will come back again!

Great guides and service. Cruise was an absolute pleasure to go on

great relaxing experience, staff were very good and friendly