If you are unsure of whether prior to arrival in Tasmania, you may have visited anywhere determined to be 'high risk' and should therefore adhere to Tasmanian public health protocols, please visit the Tasmanian Government's Travel Alerts page. You can also ring the Tasmanian Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.

If you are required to self-isolate in Strahan and would like an update on your cruise booking, please email or call 03 6471 4300, rather than coming in to our cruise terminal. 

We offer free cancellation to any guests who are unable to travel due to enforced COVID-19 restrictions. 

Cruising: COVID-19 Safety Practices
  • We are operating to an updated seating plan, taking into account social distancing requirements
  • Maximum guests aboard Spirit of the Wild will be 140 (capacity is otherwise 192)
  • We have implemented heightened food safety and hygiene practices
  • Hand sanitising stations are located throughout our terminal and vessel
  • Your walking tour on Sarah Island may be split into two groups if protocols require this
  • We will operate with additional crew to ensure our heightened cleaning practices can be maintained


We remain informed of updates via the Tasmanian Health Service and other state bodies and are happy to share the latest information with our guests, however if you need direct access, please visit: General Coronavirus Information.

If you have any questions or concerns relating to your booking with us, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  

Please note that any bookings cancelled as a result of COVID-related border closures or travel restrictions will not incur cancellation charges.

The COVID Ready Badge identifies Gordon River Cruises as a COVID Ready business and represents that we are operating in line with the NCCC COVIDsafe guidelines and other relevant Tasmanian Government guidelines.