6Hr World Heritage Morning Cruise (Upper Deck Window)

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Cruise the calm waters of Gordon River and take in the panoramic vistas from an upper deck window seat of a stylish catamaran – what better way to get a taste of Tasmanian West Coast. Join the Harbour Master II and enjoy the many natural and man-made sights along the river, including Hells Gates, Macquarie Harbour, fish farms, rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and more! 

Refresh yourself with morning tea before getting down for your first guided tour! Step ashore the incredible Sarah Island, which was once one of Australia’s harshest penal settlements. Feel the historic site come to life with gripping tales of the past from your guide!

Continue your cruise along the scenic river – seize this opportunity to click picture-perfect portraits of you and your loved ones from the upper & outer deck. Savour a delicious Tassie lunch as you rediscover serenity cruising through the rainforests. Disembark once again for a guided boardwalk through the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, where a certain 2000-year-old pine tree, among other inhabitants, awaits.

This World Heritage cruise offers access to all levels: meaning you can stroll around the vessel or relax in your allocated seat – the choice is yours!

Book now and discover the true beauty of Gordon River from the best vantage point ever – the waters!

  • 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 ‘Window Seating’ on the Upper 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


  • 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.

  • 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. 
  • Cruises not available on Christmas Day & 15th July to 15th August (annual maintenance)

Terms Of Services

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  • Child (2–13 years)

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    from $200 $210


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