From Strahan: Evening Dinner Cruise on the Gordon River

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Join an award-winning wilderness cruise from Strahan on the Gordon River with a chef-prepared buffet dinner. Experience scenic views, dedicated guides, and two exciting on-shore excursions.


  • Feast your eyes and tastebuds on a delicious buffet dinner while cruising
  • Experience the beauty of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area
  • Soak up the serene beauty of western Tasmania through full-length windows
  • Visit Sarah Island, a former convict settlement and shipyard with many tales
  • Have the chance to experience the famous Gordon River reflections and scenery


Discover the Gordon River on this cruise into the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area. Choose from three seating categories on this half-day adventure on a boat with a whisper-quiet electric motor. Savor a tasty lunch buffet and purchase drinks from the onboard cash bar. Depart from Strahan on Tasmania's west coast and embark on a cruise with dedicated guides and character-based interpretations that take you through the history of locations like Macquarie Harbor, Hells Gates, Heritage Landing, and Sarah Island. Glide through the notorious Hells Gates, where the harbor and the Southern Ocean meet. Make your way across Macquarie Harbor to the fish farms to learn the fascinating story of salmon and trout farming on Tasmania's west coast and taste the delicious produce. Head onto the Gordon River to take in the breathtaking scenery of the pristine World Heritage-listed wilderness. Stop at Heritage Landing to walk through the temperate rainforest and learn about the local flora and fauna while wandering elevated boardwalks that thread between magnificent rainforest species. Admire sassafras and myrtle and stand in awe next to the pride of the forest, an ancient Huon pine. To finish, explore the ruins of Sarah Island, a once dreaded penal colony. Hear convict tales that will send shivers up your spine. Dig into a mouth-watering buffet along the way and have the option to buy drinks and snacks from the Main Deck cash bar. Choose from seating options on the central main deck next to the main deck window, or upgrade your ticket to the premier upper deck and recline in premium leather recliners; look out full-length windows and have access to a private viewing deck and lounge area. Premier upper deck also receives access to a complimentary open bar, morning and afternoon tea, and canapes. Return to your meeting point in Strahan at the end of your cruise.


Gordon River cruise On-board guides Character-based interpretation with Captain James Kelly and Lady Jane Franklin Chef-prepared buffet dinner Two on-shore walking tours (Heritage Landing and Sarah Island) Restroom on board Drinks and Snacks available at the licensed galley The Premier Upper Deck Ticket offers a range of additional inclusions to enhance your experience. Enjoy complimentary Tasmanian red, white, and sparkling wines, along with beers, juices, tea, and espresso coffee. Relax in premium leather recliners with full-length windows, providing unparalleled views of the surroundings. Take advantage of the private viewing deck and lounge area for a more intimate atmosphere. Indulge in tea with canapés, adding a touch of sophistication to your journey.

Important Information

  • Infants are free, provided they do not occupy a seat This tour is wheelchair accessible on the main deck only. Motor scooters are not permitted due to size limitations This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. zit the highly unlikely event that it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund Seating is ticketed and allocated; however, you are free to move around the vessel and use the open-air decks

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Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund


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