A R Reflections River Cruises operate a six hour Arthur River eco-cruise through beautiful scenery into the Tarkine wilderness. Pristine wilderness, waterfalls, platypus, native quoll, azure kingfishers and the feeding of the white-bellied sea-eagles are just some of the highlights of this Tasmanian cruise. Departing at 1015 and returning at 1615, the river cruise is a must do experience whilst holidaying in Tasmania. The cruise takes you firstly to the river mouth and nearby Arthur River settlement then 15 km upstream to the Arthur/Frankland river junction before returning to Warra Landing for lunch. The vessel has a full flybridge deck for maximum 360 degree viewing and for taking great photos. A delicious lunch is served undercover in the rainforest at Warra Landing followed by a breathtaking rainforest walk to Warra Waterfalls. Warm clothing and suitable footwear is advisable to be worn. All food and beverages are provided on this cruise. River Cruises are closed winter months June, July and August.
Complimentary coffee or tea is served before departure.
Bookings are recommended.
A R Reflections River Cruises also offer value packages containing accommodation at Arthur River Holiday Units and river cruise.
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This tour departs daily 1015, returning at 1630, and heads up the Arthur River through beautiful scenery into the Tarkine wilderness up to the junction of the Frankland and Arthur Rivers before returning to Warra Landing for lunch.
The area is recognised and protected for its myrtles, sassafras, celery top pine, laurels, blackwood and giant tree ferns.
As you cruise upstream on board ‘M V Reflections’ this lush greenery is reflected in the still tea-coloured waters. High above the river bank white bellied sea eagles are perched in the tree with commanding views of the river and waiting to be fed with their fish.
An abundance of bird life can be heard and seen. You can catch a glimpse of Azure kingfishers with their distinct brilliant blue and orange colourings. Platypus may be spotted in their own habitat.
Your senses will sharpen with the scents of leatherwood and sassafras. On the return voyage the white bellied sea eagles become the stars of the show as they gracefully swoop above the boat.