Tours Around Launceston



Cruise The Tamar River

Cruise into the magical Cataract Gorge and through Launceston's riverfront precinct. Head north past Tamar Island, historical buildings, churches and significant homesteads. Sample the rich diversity of life as we cruise past quaint riverfront communities, vineyards and farms, to the Batman bridge. Choose from a number of cruises - there's one just right for you.
Take advantage of the Tamar River Cruises special offer - purchase an adult ticket on any of their four scheduled cruises and receive 50% off another adult ticket. Not applicable to chartered cruises or with any other offer.



Morning Discovery Cruise
Cruise into the magical Cataract Gorge and through Launceston's riverfront precinct. Head north past Tamar Island and experience the variety of life as we cruise past charming riverfront communities, vineyards and farms to the historical Rosevears and Windermere districts exploring the history of the St Mathias Church and Rosevears Tavern. The fascinating collection of history, fauna and people at work, rest and play makes an absorbing narrative which will touch, intrigue and inspire. The best vantage point to view the Tamar Valley.

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  • Cataract Gorge Cruise
    Explore the Old Launceston Seaport before cruising to Kings Wharf viewing historic vessels and Launceston's delightful riverfront precinct. The highlight of the experience is then cruising into the spectacular Cataract Gorge as we engage the Lady Launceston's unique and silent electric drive. View the sheer cliffs and cascades form your comfortable seat with unobstructed views on our multi award winning 1890's style vessel. Enjoy the skippers captivating commentary on the history of this fascinating area.

Cataract Gorge Cruise

Afternoon Discovery Cruise
Cruise into the magical Cataract Gorge and through Launceston's riverfront precinct. Head north past Tamar Island and experience the variety of life as we cruise past charming riverfront communities, vineyards and farms to the historical Rosevears and Windermere districts exploring the history of the St Mathias Church and Rosevears Tavern. The fascinating collection of history, fauna and people at work, rest and play makes an absorbing narrative which will touch, intrigue and inspire. The best vantage point to view the Tamar Valley.
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  • Batman Bridge Luncheon Cruise
    Cruise into the magical Cataract Gorge and through Launceston's riverfront precinct. Head north past Tamar Island, historical buildings, churches, hotels and significant homesteads. Sample the rich diversity of life as we cruise past quaint riverfront communities, vineyards and farms to the notable Batman Bridge. The Tamar Valley is steeped with romance and studded with bushrangers, explorers and tales of gold diggers. Australia's longest navigable estuarine river has many natural coves and protected inlets which provide sanctuary for thousands of native water birds that can only be seen on the river.


Tamar Valley Winery Tours

A family owned and operated business, they have extensive experience through consistently providing a quality taxi and touring service since 2000. They love the Tamar Valley Wineries as they produce some very classy wines in superb panoramic locations and. The owners, Terry and Gillian, have shared the passion and the story that is part of each vineyard with hundreds of visitors from interstate and overseas, not to mention the pleasure of showcasing beautiful and unique Tasmanian scenery in and around the Tamar Valley.



Tamar Valley Winery Tours can cater from 1 to 100, with a choice of vehicles, including luxury cars, people movers and minibus. You pay a flat rate per full day or half day in the vehicle of your choice, there are no hidden costs and the cost per person is incredibly low for groups.