Morning World Heritage Cruise on the Gordon River from Strahan
World Heritage Cruises is a local family owned and operated cruise located in Strahan, Tasmania’s beautiful and rugged west coast, where you will cruise into the World Heritage listed South West wilderness.On-board the 35mtr catamaran ‘Harbour Master’ enjoy the natural and historic features of Tasmania’s West Coast – Including Hells Gates, an array of aquaculture farms, a Sarah Island convict settlement guided tour and two hours of cruising the Gordon River where you disembark for a stroll through the rainforest to explore the Unesco listed World Heritage South West Wilderness. Cruises depart the Strahan Wharf 9am daily returning at 3pm, a superb lunch featuring locally raised smoked salmon is freshly prepared on-board and is included during the cruise.Itinerary
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Stop At: World Heritage Cruises, Strahan, Tasmania 7468 Australia
9am daily your cruise departs Strahan
Your first point of interest is Hells Gates, the narrow-channel entrance from the wild Southern Ocean to Macquarie Harbour.
Continue along the harbour to see aquaculture pens stocked with thousands of ocean trout and Atlantic salmon.
Your first stop off the boat is Sarah Island, a one hour guided tour on the island conveys a keen appreciation of the harsh conditions at what was Tasmania\’s first and perhaps most notorious penal settlement.
Step back on-board and while enjoying your lunch you will cruise slowly along the majestic Gordon River and rediscover serenity while gliding deep into the ancient rainforest. Disembark at Heritage Landing for a stroll along the boardwalk through the Unesco listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park and see the hushed, lichen-covered rainforest and one of its oldest inhabitants a 2000-year-old Huon Pine tree.
Board once more and sit back and relax while you make your journey back to Strahan.
Duration: 6 hours