Tamar River Cruises

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Tamar River Cruises offer cruises on the beautiful Tamar River in Launceston, in Northern Tasmania.
Experience the excitement and history of Launceston’s spectacular Tamar River from the comfort of the unique vessels. The Tamar River is Australia’s longest navigable tidal estuary and supports Australia’s third oldest city, Launceston. Informative commentary from local skippers takes you on a historical journey where you will discover the stories and tales that shaped Launceston and the magnificent Tamar Valley. Travel into the heart of the Tamar and view the navigable section of the spectacular Cataract Gorge.
Sample the delights of local wines and cheeses as you view breathtaking scenery, world class vineyards, historical buildings and rural settings. Frequent encounters of wildlife including sea eagles, wild duck, black swans, pelicans, plus many other varieties of water-fowl and occasionally playful seals are common. Choose from a number of award-winning cruises to suit your needs and interests.


Service Types

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Nature and wildlife





Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Caters for vision impairment Disabled access available Wheelchair access


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National Automobile Museum of Tasmania

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Church lit up

Launceston Ghost Tours


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Bill Peach Journeys – Yuletide in Tasmania


Tamar Valley Wine at Pipers Brook Vineyard

Tamar Valley Wine


Cataract Gorge Reserve

Cataract Gorge Reserve


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