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World Heritage Cruises

19 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 7174
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Wonderful experience!

I absolutely loved everything about this. I love cruises and it's a particularly relaxing way to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
NavadaShepp
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Shepparton, Australia
Fantastic cruise

We recently had a family trip to Strahan and booked a table for 8 on the Harbour Master. (the red... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Join us to cruise in World Heritage WIlderness along the beautiful Gordon River with locally owned and operated World Heritage Cruises, the red boat. Cruises depart Strahan daily at 9am. Attractions include a cruise through the harbour entrance - Hells Gates, get a close up view of the Atlantic Salmon fish farms, enjoy a guided tour on Sarah Island, take in the magic of the Gordon River, followed by a walk amongst ancient trees on our rainforest boardwalk, and finish your day with a demonstration on the workings of a traditional Huon Pine sawmill.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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19 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

I absolutely loved everything about this. I love cruises and it's a particularly relaxing way to absorb information when listening to the commentary. Loved the off-boat experiences such as walking along the duckboards amid the beautiful Huon pines and visiting Sarah Island to imagine the...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for writing about your World Heritage Cruises experience, it sounds as though you had a fantastic time. We thank you for your kind words and hope you can join us again sometime soon on the magical waterways of Macquarie Harbour and the Gordon...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We recently had a family trip to Strahan and booked a table for 8 on the Harbour Master. (the red boat) I can’t rate it enough. I was a bit sceptical at first thinking it would be a long day. I was wrong from the...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for writing about your time onboard Harbour Master, we are so happy you enjoyed your time cruising with us. We hope to welcome some of your family and friends, and of course you, next time you visit us in Strahan. We...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

OK - so my husband and teenagers were a bit eye-rolley when I said I had booked this trip (I had done a similar trip as a teenager). I was worried about the weather (with good reason) so paid extra for the premium seats which...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your World Heritage Cruises experience. As a family owned and run business we know it is important to make it a trip for everyone and we love welcoming families on board Harbour...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had booked to go on a cruise offered by another company in Strahan but 20 minutes into the cruise the other boat broke down. Fortunately World Heritage were able to take us all on their cruise which was scheduled to leave 30 minutes later....More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your World Heritage Cruises experience. We are so happy you enjoyed your day with us and that we were able to welcome you on board Harbour Master. As a family owned and operated company...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second cruise and just as enjoyable. Take in the serenity of the area with informative captain and crew. Seating is very comfortable so you can sit back and watch the wildlife and scenery or wander about the boat decks like my husband....More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience cruising with us on board Harbour Master. We are so happy you felt comfortable on our boat, it makes the day so much more enjoyable if you can just relax and take in the scenery, Harbour Master...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun and informative day! Worth the upgrade for window seats, the open boat policy works well allowing all passengers to move freely around the vessel. A good range and plenty to eat buffet lunch... Kids really enjoyed their visit to the Wheelhouse. A very...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write about your World Heritage Cruises experience. We are so happy everyone enjoyed their day with us - it is a bit of fun being able to talk to the Captain!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic cruise from 9am to 3pm. There wasn’t many people on the boat as it was winter so we enjoyed lots of space and no queuing for food and drinks. There was lots of interesting information provided by the captain and a...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your World Heritage Cruises experience. We are so happy you had a great time and we love working with Kiah and the team from The Round Earth Company, they do such a great job...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing tour with World Heritage Cruises. The crew were very friendly and engaging. The weather was simply perfect for our day on the river. A really special stop off at Sarah Island, with our tour guide Ingrid. Her narrative of the history of the...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for writing about your World Heritage Cruises experience. It is so great when the weather turns it on for us at this time of year, and we love being able to work with the fantastic guides on Sarah Island - they really know...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute magic. One of the best experiences in our whole trip. We wondered if we should get the exxy tickets but honestly we were more than happy with our cheapies as you have the full run of the boat. We only sat at our seats...More

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Bella H, Bella at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing about your World Heritage Cruises experience onboard Harbour Master. We are so lucky to live and work in such an environment and love sharing it with people from all around the world. We hope you can cruise again with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Miss the crowds and book for a Sunday, there weren't many people onboard. This was a great cruise even with the rain. Make sure you take a rain coat, umbrella and warm layers - if you forget, rain jackets, ponchos and gloves can be purchased...More

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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing about your experience cruising with us. Unfortunately, we can't control the weather but you are absolutely right - bring a jacket and some warm layers and you hardly notice its raining! Our big windows make it just as suitable...More

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TassieDavo
10 May 2018|
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Response from Cris B | Reviewed this property |
Seems like you've got the answer, about 6 hours. Rained all day when we took the cruise but well worth it.
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raynkaye
2 April 2018|
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Response from Salty2010 | Reviewed this property |
You can't go wrong with World Heritage Cruises, out of Strahan. It was a great day out. Seats are numbered so you can walk around the boat without worrying about losing your spot. The boat leaves from the wharf in town... More
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Response from liz w | Reviewed this property |
We got gold seats too and booked online. To be honest though there is a lot of seating outside in two floors and front/back. never felt busy or too crushed and if weather is good you wont sit inside too often as views are... More
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