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Launceston: Cataract Gorge Walking Tour

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The Cataract Gorge is Launceston’s urban playground. Locals love it and visitors flock to it. Over 2.5 hours, learn about the significance of the Gorge to the city’s early life and its continued importance today.


  • Discover the amazing geological history of the Cataract Gorge
  • Learn some amazing facts from local guides that know the Gorge inside out
  • Using visual aids, see how the city has transformed using archival photos


Meet your guide and start crossing the historic Kings Bridge and heading into the heart of the Cataract Gorge. During the 2.5-hour walking component of the tour, discover one of Tasmania's most visited tourist attractions on foot. From your expert guide, find out how the Gorge was the original lifeblood of Launceston for much of the city’s early life and how today, it holds the very same importance. Learn about the most-loved picnic rocks through the years and how thousands would flock for swimming races. Then, wander back to your starting point at Stillwater Restaurant via the iconic Zig Zag Track. Upgrade your tour to include an award-winning 2-course lunch at one of the best restaurants in Launceston by picking the relevant option when booking.


Expert local guide Visual aids to take you back to a bygone era Free equipment rental 2-course lunch, if option chosen

Important Information

  • There is no minimum number of participants for this tour
  • The maximum capacity is 10 guests per tour

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