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World Heritage Cruises

19 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 7174
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Much to see and learn about Macquarie Harbour.

We had a wonderful time cruising the harbor and the Gordon River. The commentary was interesting... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
Marcus Beach, Australia
Fantastic cruise on the Gordon

We had a fantastic day with world heritage cruises today. Our children were thoroughly engaged by... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
Adam T
Sydney, Australia
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Cruise the Gordon River with the local family owned and operated World Heritage Cruises.Cruises depart Strahan daily at 9am. Attractions include, Hells Gates, Atlantic salmon fish farms,Sarah Island Guided Tour, The Gordon River rainforest boardwalk and a Huon pine sawmill.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
19 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 7174

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Reviewed 23 December 2016

We had a wonderful time cruising the harbor and the Gordon River. The commentary was interesting and informative and the trip through Hell's Gate made you realize how difficult the Harbor entrance was. The Sarah island story was great and our guide did a fantastic...More

Thank _jpark126
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic day with world heritage cruises today. Our children were thoroughly engaged by the staff who were always willing to assist. We couldn't recommend them highly enough. Gluten free food was no problem

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We realised pretty quickly, there are two operators in Strahan. The 'White Boat' owned and operated by the RACT, with their marketing team or the 'Red Boat' run by a family business who have been here for a long time. We always try to support...More

1  Thank loftythelion
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This definitely on the must do list when in Tasmania. The scenery and the history of the area is amazing. Make sure you book two nights in Strahan either side of your trip so you can have a couple of drinks after lunch and just...More

Thank dalemcd0nald
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This was a really wonderful and information packed tour. We had been recommended by friends to book this family run business and it didn't disappoint at all. Highly recommend to anyone visiting the area.

Thank CMOT 2
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This was a wonderful day on the Harbourmaster boat. We had fabulous weather which is unusual! Went around Macquarie Harbour and out through Hells Gates into the open sea, then back looking at the fish farming pens. Sarah island was a highlight, learning about the...More

Thank mppherts
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this cruise. We were blessed with fantastic weather luckily, hence able to wander on deck and soak up the views. The highlight for us was the visit Sarah Island and hear the wonderful (although gory at times) commentary about the life of a...More

Thank penml
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

If you're here for a few days, do this activity on a dry one. Positives: The staff were lovely - very welcoming and genuinely hospitable. The boat is new with excellent facilities, including very clean bathrooms and a bar/coffee/snacks kiosk A very light buffet lunch...More

1  Thank Trajasjem
Reviewed 8 December 2016

What a fabulous 4.5hrs. Commentary was excellent. Buffet dinner was lovely, well organized to avoid rushes, plenty of food and all very fresh and tasty. Loved the salmon. The guided tour of Sarah Island by Chris was entertaining , interesting and well worth doing. What...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

For us, the cruise was the only thing that we travelled to Strahan for in the first place and we certainly were not disappointed. The new catamaran, its wonderful captain and crew and the brilliantly witty and entertaining guide, Ingrid, are world-class in navigating along...More

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11 January 2017|
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Response from AmandaBentley | Reviewed this property |
I would book as soon as possible as it's still school holidays and especially being a weekend they will get booked quite quickly. I think we paid about $260 for 2 adults and our 5 year old son and that included the buffet... More
Peppi W
17 September 2016|
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Response from Jeanette H | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes the seats are fine whichever you decide on. You aren't in them much anyway, due to you'll love the freedom of roaming around the boat inside and outside. Hope you enjoy!!
Debbie F
27 August 2016|
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Response from COLIN M | Reviewed this property |
If it was very windy it could be a little rough on the bay, and they then go out to the heads, but not out to sea as such. The rest of the time is in the river so is not rough at all. I would say it would be a pleasant ride... More