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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Gordon River Cruise from Strahan

Glide past ancient rainforests aboard a morning or afternoon Gordon River Cruise from Strahan on a worl. With a choice of seating levels, departure time and duration, this cruise fits easily into any sightseeing schedule. Explore the beautiful Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area as you pass landmarks like Hells Gates and Sarah Island. Depending on option selected, lunch, snacks and beverages may be included.
6 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Bonnet Island Wildlife Cruise from Strahan

The Bonnet Island Experience provides you with a sensitive and immersive guided tour to a thriving penguin colony on a small island on Tasmania’s west coast. Cruising from Strahan in the evening aboard MV Sophia, this is a boutique tour on which you’ll enjoy historical and natural interpretation, quality Tasmanian food and wine and close but respectful access to witness Little Penguins returning from their day at sea. It weaves scenery, wildlife and local yarns into one beautiful experience, enjoyed with a small group to the backdrop of sunset over the Southern Ocean.
2.5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Morning World Heritage Gordon River Cruise departing 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 buffet lunch featuring locally raised smoked salmon is freshly prepared on-board and is included during the cruise.  
6 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Afternoon Highlights Gordon River Cruise from Strahan

If you’re short on time, why not spend a relaxing afternoon on the 4 hour Afternoon Highlights Cruise?Glide quietly past ancient rainforest aboard Spirit of the Wild on a afternoon Gordon River Cruise from Strahan. With a choice of seating levels on board this state-of-the-art vessel, this cruise fits easily into any sightseeing schedule. Explore the beautiful Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, cruising past Sarah Island and Tasmania's salmon and trout fish farms. Depending on option selected, afternoon tea and beverages may be included.
3.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

West Coast Wilderness Railway: River and Rainforest from Strahan

The River and Rainforest is a half day journey departing Regatta Point Station, Strahan. Join us for a relaxing steam* train journey. Take in the fabulous harbour views as the train follows the foreshore and then the river as you journey deep into the rainforest. Marvel at the engineering feats as the train crosses the many bridges, including the formidable iron bridge, one of the two major river crossings on the line. *On the rare occasions that our steam locomotives are not operable, heritage diesel locomotives will be used instead.
4 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Strahan 9-Hour Queenstown Explorer Train Tour, Rainforest Walk

Departing from Regatta Point Station Strahan, this full day steam train journey will travel the length of the West Coast Wilderness Railway, stopping at every station along the line and hearing the many stories of the resilient people and extraordinary events that brought the railway to life.
9 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Dine with the Devil

Throughout summer Devils@Cradle offers small groups of guests the unique opportunity for an exclusive evening visit to the sanctuary, accompanied by pre-dinner drinks and nibbles. Guests will get up-close, behind the scenes, and a personal encounter with devils and quolls while enjoying some of our amazing Tasmanian produce. Wander through the sanctuary, which is located within an ancient Cradle Mountain rainforest, and have the opportunity to roast marshmallows around a campfire at sunset to the sound of screaming Tasmanian devils.
65 minutes