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Cataract Gorge Scenic Chairlift

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We visited at the time the rhododendrons were at there best and the chair lift passes over them... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Northampton, United Kingdom
Lovely little ride over the Gorge.

We went one way on the chair lift just because we could. It was about 10.00 each I think. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
69 Basin Road, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6331 5915
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited at the time the rhododendrons were at there best and the chair lift passes over them. Spectacular views.

Thank Sue1951
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went one way on the chair lift just because we could. It was about 10.00 each I think. There is no need if you don’t wish to but it was a bit of fun and something different for us. I would recommend.

Thank Wen5739
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our friends to Cataract Gorge for a first time visit, & it did not disappoint. What an amazing place to visit. Great walking tracks & views.

Thank Lauren G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views of the park, while being gently transported by the chair lift Great walk back via the suspension bridge

Thank T6993KXdavidm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went early in the morning so was quiet. You will have to pay for parking like most places in Tasmania. Chairlift was great, older gentlemen staff that were running the lift were very helpful and friendly. Lovely walk around the gardens and lots of...More

Thank kellyvena
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I mean, it’s a chairlift. Some of their promotional material is misleading, making it look like you go across a raging torrent of water... um, no. Kids and I enjoyed it and the scenery is beautiful but felt it didn’t live up to my expectations....More

Thank crewemmaj
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Not a high adrenalin experience by any means lol but is suitable for any age and the gorge is beautiful. Perhaps a tad expensive at $15 an adult. But it is what it is and is a must do. Combine it with a morning or...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

A gentle ride at a relaxed pace so you can take in all the beautiful scenery that surrounds you, both high and low. At the far end, there were wallabies just waiting to greet everyone, along with very friendly staff and both ends.

Thank HilaryR44
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I prefer to use the chairlift when the river is flooding and the waters are raging below - great scenery. In the warmer months it is a beautiful visit of a natural delight in the heart of the city. No cost to visit the Gorge...More

Thank SASolutions
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A restraining bar to keep you safe as you slowly travel above the scenic grounds of the Cataract Gorge.

Thank MayYvonne
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16 December 2017|
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Response from JennyLiz B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay in answering. No restrictions for little ones. They look after you really well. However you have most likely been on the ride by now.
Angie H
5 December 2017|
Response from Passenger789777 |
My mother has a wheelie walker is there disability access to the cateract gorge
Jill E
18 September 2017|
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Response from Skippy50 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. The walk is level and I was with someone who has walking difficulties and they managed both ways very well. Its an easy walk along the river.