6Hr World Heritage Morning Cruise (Main Deck Centre)

4.5 based on all time ratings

Exploring the wonderful sights of Gordon River from the decks of the famous red catamaran, the ‘Harbour Master II’,  is one of the most sought-after things to do in Tasmania. Even with the centre seating on the Main Deck you are sure to enjoy the natural vistas of the region, without missing a single beat. Join this Morning World Heritage cruise for a sightseeing experience like no other!

See the perfect reflection of the riverside rainforests in the water as you glide to your first point of interest, Hells Gates. This narrow-channel will lead you to Macquarie Harbour where you can marvel at the fascinating aquaculture!

As you near the first stop at Sarah Island, feel free to enjoy a snack or drink from the licensed bar on board. Disembark for an hour-long guided tour of one of the harshest penal settlements in the country, Sarah Island. Your guide will bring to life unbelievable stories of history and culture that made the island famous.

Back on the vessel, you can enjoy a tasty Tassie-inspired lunch. Then comes your second stop – Heritage Landing. Disembark for a thrilling boardwalk through the UNESCO-listed national park. Come face-to-face with the lichen covered rainforest and an amazing Huon Pine tree, which is said to be over 2000 years old!

Get back on board once again, for your return journey!

Sharing an immense love for cruising, this World Heritage Cruise offers you the best of what the west coast of Tasmania has to offer. Book your seats today!

  • Departure
  • Cruise Inclusions
  • Additional Info
  • Terms Of Services

Departure Details

Departure Location 18 Esplanade, Strahan Wharf

  • Boards 08:30

  • Departs 09:00

  • Returns 15:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • Popular 6hr morning river cruise on Gordon River
  • Cruise on the ‘Harbour Master II’ with comfortable ‘Centre Seating’ on the Main Deck
  • Guided tour of Sarah Island, a brutal penal settlement in Australia
  • Boardwalk through UNESCO World Heritage rainforest
  • See Hells Gates, Liberty Point & Huon Pine Sawmill
  • Commentary on the region’s history, culture, ecology and geology
  • Morning tea and individually prepared Tassie lunch with fresh produce
  • Licensed bar with a range of beverages & snacks for purchase

Additional Information

CRUISE ROUTE

  • Hells Gates - The narrow entry from Southern Ocean to Macquarie Harbour, the convicts named it on their way to the Hell on earth of Sarah Island.
  • Liberty Point - See Aquaculture pens stocked with thousands of Atlantic salmon & Ocean trout. Enjoy a sample of our local produce included in your lunch.
  • Sarah Island - Stop and step ashore to explore the harshest convict settlement in Australia. Pre-dating Port Arthur and feared by every convict, this settlement has a 'history with a twist'. Sarah Island is a must-see.
  • Heritage Landing - Rediscover serenity in this famous World Heritage wilderness with a boardwalk stroll through the ancient forests at Heritage Landing.

THINGS TO KNOW
  • Cruise tickets are to be collected from the booking office on the Strahan Wharf prior to boarding (18 Esplanade, Strahan)
  • Boarding of the cruise commences 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
  • Adults meals 17yrs + & childs meals 5 - 16yrs (child meals can be upgraded to an adult meal for an additional $10 please call the booking office if you would like to upgrade)
  • Please advise the booking office directly of any food allergies /dietary requirements. Ph 03 6471 7174
  • Cruises are not available on Christmas Day & 15th July to 15th August (annual maintenance)

Terms Of Services

Please refer to our full passengers terms and conditions on the following link;

https://www.australiancruisegroup.com.au/national-terms-of-services

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  • Adult Price

    Save $15

    from $150 $165

  • Child (2–13 years)

    Save $10

    from $65 $75

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