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Experience the excitement and history of Launceston's spectacular Tamar River from the comfort of our unique vessels. An informative commentary from our skippers will take you on a historical journey where you will discover the stories and tales...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The 55 minute Cataract Gorge tour operated by Tamar River Cruises is an excellent way to get a first glimpse of a delightful city. The captain/guide on our cruise, Denyse, was particularly skillful both in operating the boat and giving the passengers interesting information about...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent commentary- he on the sites and sights - she on the wine tastings ! Best afternoon tea during the two n half hour cruise that I’ve had..... including a huge bowl of assorted fresh fruit! Worth every cent as the scenery was spectacular- diverse,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Helsan24
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We appreciate your excellent review . As a team we are happy that you enjoyed all aspects of the cruise. Thanks again for rating us the number one tourist trip in Launceston

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I did the 2 1/2 hour morning cruise of the Tamar River. It was excellent. Great commentary provided by the skipper. Was good to hear the history of the river as well as different places we cruised past. A delicious morning tea...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gail D
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for very positive review. We at Tamar River Cruises appreciate the comment & are glad you enjoyed the Cruise.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of potential but a bit disappointing. The commentary was difficult to hear from several areas of the boat. Additionally a group of noisy, loud and boozy guests caused some discomfort for other cruisers. 4 Hours was way too long with these people!

Thank memmem6
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We sorry other guests on the cruise negatively impacted on your overall cruise experience. The comments concerning the skippers' live commentary have been duly noted

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a chance to see Launceston and its surroundings from the river and was a lovely way to spend a morning. The weather played its part too. The muffins with morning tea were exceptional and the lunch was beautifully presented. The wine tasting was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kirstenGlasgow
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The Tamar River Cruises team loved the comments & are happy you enjoyed all aspects of the cruise experience

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were thoroughly disappointed with the 50mins cruise and the cost for what we got was way overpriced at $33 would not recommend to do.We have since been to Port Arthur $39 two day pass boat cruise included and Hobart 1 1/2 hour cruise with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gtrjt
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Most guests enjoy the magic of the Cataract Gorge & the associated skippers' live commentary The team at the "Cruises" duly note your disappointment with the cruise experience

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A summer evening on the Tamar River with excellent food and wine and fantastic service. This was a great way to experience the Tamar River. I have lived in Launceston for a long time and not fully appreciated how nice the river was until this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the very positive comments. We are happy that the river experience & the associated business networking achieved the desired outcomes.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi Tamar River Cruises, I would like thank you ever so much for our trip in December me and my family had a wonderful trip, we met Yvonne with such a nice personality and really helpful, Alfie was our skipper for the trip he offered...More

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alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks you for the lovely comments which are greatly appreciated.The team is pleased the family enjoyed the cruise

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I love going on Cruises when we travel, we saw the Cruise ships and decided to have a cruise. The captain was very informative and the hostess was wonderful. We had a class on Life Jackets, and sat back and enjoyed our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pam H
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely comments. The Tamar River Cruises team are glad you & your husband enjoyed the cruise experience,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous cruise! Our captain was great and provided a wonderful commentary ( would be nice if people who want to talk all the time would go out the back of the boat so the rest of us can hear clearly!) Despite some inconsiderate...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deborah S
alfredEndland, Owner at Tamar River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The team at Tamar River Cruises are pleased that you enjoyed the cruise. Thanks for the high recommendation & very good value for money comments.

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