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World Heritage Cruises

19 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Could not be better

We spent a cold wet day on the bright red Harbour Master cruise ship. It was fantastic. This... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Russell M
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Adelaide, Australia
The highlight of our Tassie holiday

A spectacular experience. The scenery, commentary and level of service on board combined to make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anne G
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Adelaide, Australia
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Cruise the Gordon River with the local family owned and operated World Heritage Cruises.Cruises depart Strahan daily at 9am. Attractions include, Hells Gates, Atlantic salmon fish farms,Sarah Island Guided Tour, The Gordon River rainforest boardwalk and a Huon pine sawmill.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“red boat” (74 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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19 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent a cold wet day on the bright red Harbour Master cruise ship. It was fantastic. This modern boat is very quiet and you get a good view from everywhere. The captain gave a very interesting commentary and invited us to visit him, which...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to share some very kind words about your World Heritage Cruises experience. We are so glad you enjoyed every part of your day - and what you say about the weather is true, don't worry about it, you will...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A spectacular experience. The scenery, commentary and level of service on board combined to make this a day out we will always remember. The lunch was first class (buffet style featuring Tasmanian produce and wine), the itinerary fascinating and the tour guides all brilliant at...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience cruising with us. We are so pleased you had a fabulous day and found value in every aspect of your day with us. We also thank you for choosing to cruise the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, just wow. A fantastic boat with amazing world Heritage views. A brilliant crew, friendly and knowledgeable. You will not regret spending the money to do this cruise, it is simply money well spent and an opportunity that is very rare to immerse one's self...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your experience onboard the big red boat - Harbour Master. It is not hard to be passionate about your job when you spend each day in such amazing surroundings and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent cruise around Macquarie Harbour ranging from the Wild Ocean at Hells Gates to the Gordon River. The stop at Sarah Island was a highlight. The guides and commentary were very good & the lunch was delicious. Even the cheap seats are good seats, you...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience onboard Harbour Master. It sounds like you had a wonderful day, we love being able to take you to see some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our cruise that included a brief venture into the southern ocean beyond Hells Gate, a 1 hour tour of Sarah Island and a relaxing cruise up the Gordon River with a short level walk through a rainforest where you get to see the...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 a review on your World Heritage Cruises experience. We are so happy you enjoyed your cruise and hope to welcome you back on another cruise with us in the future.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this cruise after reading that it was a family owned business as we like to keep the money local and I am glad we did as from the moment we spoke to the booking staff to the end of the trip it was...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your World Heritage Cruises experience. It sounds as though you had a fabulous day, and thank you so much for supporting our family owned and run business.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family owned and operated this 6.5 hour cruise is excellent value for money. Local knowledge gives you a history of Strahan and Macquarie Bay. The guided tour of Sarah Island is fantastic - the guide is a fantastic story teller and allows you to really...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write about your World Heritage Cruises experience. It sounds like you had a fantastic time, we definitely love sharing this part of the world with visitors to the area and are lucky to do so on our beautiful...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful day out, we paid a bit extra for the top deck and it was well worth it. Great views from the window seats and easy to move around the entire boat to take photographs and drink in the whole experience. We thought...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience cruising with us in the beautiful World Heritage Wilderness. Thank you for your thoughts on the information we provide on the political background, what a triumph it is that this place is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous day on the Harbour Master. Very impressed with all the helpful and friendly staff and the captains running commentary was excellent and very informative. Our children (7&10) loved visiting the captain in the wheelhouse, who was extremely accommodating, giving the children...More

Thank MrsGMG
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Bella H, Staff at World Heritage Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your World Heritage Cruises experience, sounds like you had an excellent day all round! We love welcoming children onto the bridge, it is quite an experience if you have never been on a big...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our day onboard the World Heritage Cruise. The staff were friendly and obliging, and the ship itself is modern and very clean. We had a calm day on the water and found the glass like appearance of the water to be mesmerising....More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience cruising with us. We strive to tell an overall story of the history of this magical place and we thank you for your comments, we will take these suggestions on board and review the...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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barbarella50
14 February 2018|
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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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