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Address: | Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Guided Canoe Tour on Launceston's Tamar River
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nice drive along the river, stopped in a number of places , had a picnic in one of the nice areas , we see fish in the river

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Danny T
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice drive along the river, stopped in a number of places , had a picnic in one of the nice areas , we see fish in the river

1 Thank Danny T
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at Devonport so drove up the Tamar to Gardners Rd, Greens beach and had some lunch on the lawn next to the water - another great day & the weather was superb along withe lovely views & stops along the way!

Thank Philip D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river wasn't that nice.There were rubbish along the banks.But the area surrounding was nice.There were playground and also gym equipment for public.

1 Thank nenycute
Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great river the closer you get to the mouth... We have even seem seals and the fishing is good. But the closer you get to Launceston, the more it turns into a mud stuck sewer.

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

There are many places where you can stop to see the river from Launceston. Also if you go to the Tamar wineries.

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Aside from being picturesque take the effort to visit Tamar Ridge Winery for some really lovely views, a pretty little garden to sit in, very helpful and not at all pushy wine tasting staff. Great for lunch, especially their cheese and terrine platters

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Ferntree Gully
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

We have visited Launceston on 10 occasions since 1974 and every visit has brought many new discoveries. The fresh food , the variety of unique wines, history and landscape that has now being recorded by transplanted mainland artists like Zaadstra at Gravelly Beach who understand the beauty of the river which the locals describe in their stories. The connection with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Beautiful countryside, very pleasant driving. At the Beauty point Hotel right on the water the meal was superb. Had the Duo of Calamari and Flake, just the best meal!

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Having had a very pleasant cruise down the Tamar on the previous day we thought we would visit some of the places on the river by car. We targeted Beauty Point, and the riverside cafe. Big mistake! Nothing beautiful there and nothing too special about the cafe although pleasant enough, the pics in the ads were very misleading. We went... More 

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Mildura, Australia
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Around Launceston itself, the Tamar River looks quite grotty. There's not a lot along it in town. The playground beside it was great, complete with public gym equipment. The boardwalk is overgrown along either side and the view of the river is muddy with rubbish gathered along the banks.

1 Thank Famof5Travellers

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