Launceston Tamar River Cruises

Being Tasmania’s second largest city, Launceston offers the perfect medley of culture, country charms, heritage streetscapes and a slice of urban wilderness. This quaint riverside city is surrounded by a wealth of natural beauty, historic attractions and wildlife, and the ‘Launnie’ way to discover them is by hopping on one of the popular Tamar River cruises.
Immerse yourself in the ethereal beauty of Tamar River as you glide along its tranquil waters, past the iconic Cataract Gorge, Tamar Valley, Seaport Precinct, and the lush vineyards, rolling hills, and charming waterfront towns. Unwind on comfortable vessels with state-of-the-art amenities as expert guides fascinate you with the captivating stories about the history, culture, and wildlife of the river. Believe it or not, Cataract Gorge cruises are impossible to forget! 
During your cruise, you will be given the exclusive opportunity to taste some of the renowned, locally-sourced wine and beers, along with other refreshments and snacks (select cruises). Launceston is one of only two Australian cities to be named as UNESCO City of Gastronomy, and you can get a glimpse of it on these famous Tamar Cruises.
Book a cruise today and get ready to make memories for a lifetime!

1Hr Tamar River Cataract Gorge Adventure Cruise

An express cruise on the ‘Lady Launceston’ for a quick taste of Tamar River, Cataract Gorge and the bustling seaport precinct. Live commentary incl.

Duration 1hr

From $40

4Hr Tamar River Batman Bridge Luncheon Cruise

Best-selling Tamar River cruise with a light lunch spread and beer/wine tasting. See the Batman Bridge, Cataract Gorge, and other riverside attractions.

Duration 4hr

From $159

2.5Hr Tamar River Morning Discovery Cruise

The perfect morning cruise to discover Tamar Valley & Island. See wildlife sanctuaries, vineyards, St. Matthias Church & the stunning Cataract Gorge.

Duration 3hr

From $110

2.5Hr Tamar River Afternoon Discovery Cruise

Best-selling cruise along the Tamar offering incredible views of Cataract Gorge, Tamar Island, wildlife sanctuaries etc. Beer & wine tasting included.

Duration 3hr

From $110