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Arthur River Cruises

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Enjoy a fun and relaxed day cruising on the 'Red Boat' 14ks up the pristine Arthur River. Destination: Turks Landing, set in a stretch of cool temperate rainforest. On the way see awesome white bellied sea eagles pick up fish which the crew float on...more
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Arthur River Road, Arthur River, Tasmania 7330, Australia
+61 427 885 792
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great day! A short 15 minute drive from our accommodation at Arties, we boarded the Red Boat for a cruise up the pristine Arthur River. Our hosts Rob and Emma are friendly and knowledgeable locals with a passion for the Tarkine area. We...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We absolutely loved our day out on Arthur River. Rob was not only brilliant in his knowledge of the area, but also was fantastic with the kids. Our whole family said it was the highlight of our West Coast Tassie holiday.

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Boat and appointments are rustic. Locally run by people who are passionate about the boat and the Arthur River. Includes a short and interesting bush walk while a bbq lunch is prepared.

Thank Donmarhay
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Great adventure up the river cruising through the wilderness and watching sea eagle feed, then onto the forest walk with a great lunch. Very informative and highly recommended!

Thank RodneyO104
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The wilderness of western Tasmania is legendary for its density and sheer impenetrability and so going up some of the rivers on a cruise of some sort is a great idea. Arthur River is serviced by two boats - my father and I took the...More

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Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you Paul, for describing your relaxing cruise on the Red Boat. Experiencing the Arthur River in the Tarkine Wilderness is a highlight for many visitors to Tasmania. Your 5 star review is appreciated.

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We travelled on the Arthur River "Red boat" cruise. So informative, wonderful lunch and the crew were exceptional. There was hardly anything that the skipper didn't know about trees and the bush around us. To see the sea eagles, eagles and other things of interest...More

Thank Anne A
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

We look forward to you returning to cruise on the Red Boat again one day.Thank you for your 5 star review.

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Just a great day out with genuine Australians who know their country backwards and happy to talk about it. Lunch in the forest was good, sea eagles great to see and whole day was terrific. Many thanks.

Thank Paul B
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Cruising on the Arthur River, watching the sea eagles, walking in the forest enjoying a BBQ is always a great day out. Thanks for your 5 star review.

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

So glad we did this cruise. Rob was such a good story teller. Had us hanging on his every word. So much interesting information about the history of the Arthur River, the wildlife and the vegetation. The feeding of the sea eagles was awesome. The...More

Thank Roma3161
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for such positive feedback. We love the river and it's always a pleasure sharing our knowledge with our guests.

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of experiencing a Arthur River Cruise on the red boat. It was kust the Tarkine Wilderness experience we had been hoping for. The boat is comfortable and you are encouraged to move around. The river and Forrest were magnificent and the...More

Thank Heather M
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

So glad your cruise on the Red Boat on the amazing Arthur River was such a highlight on your Tassie trip. Thank you for your great review and for giving us 5 stars.

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Before booking this cruise we knew that it received consistent excellent 5 star reviews. Sometimes the reality disappoints. Not so with this adventure. What a fantastic experience it was to travel this pristine untouched river in the Red Boat; hosted by its owners Lesley &...More

Thank Robert K
Lesley F, Owner at Arthur River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you for your review which captures the essence of the Arthur River and what our cruise offers. We are so pleased your day on the Red Boat exceeded your expectations.

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Bruce W
24 April 2018|
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Response from Heather M | Reviewed this property |
I think they reopen at the end of September. it was a fabulous day out.
15 January 2018|
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Response from Lesley F | Property representative |
Yes. Call me on 0427885792. Thank you. Lesley
7 January 2018|
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Response from Lesley F | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, we do have vacancies on Thurs 11th Jan. Adult fare: $95 each Senior fare: $90 (60yrs and over) Children: 4-12: $20 each We cater for gluten free and vegetarian diets with prior notification. Call 0427885792 to... More