Fly and Cruise Package

Gordon River Cruises together with Par-Avion bring you the ultimate wilderness day tour departing from Hobart.

Please book this tour via Par-Avion Wilderness Tours

Departing from Cambridge near Hobart, your scenic flight will take you over the central highlands of Tasmania towards the island’s wild west coast. From the air, you’ll marvel at the grand scale of Macquarie Harbour, with some great aerial photo opportunities, before descending to Strahan to join the award-winning Gordon River Cruise.

Your day tour will continue on Spirit of the Wild, on a journey through ‘Hell’s Gates’, the mouth of Macquarie Harbour before looking at local salmon and trout farms and then cruising up the famous waterway of the Gordon River, part of Tasmania’s UNESCO Wilderness World Heritage Area. Relax in comfort in Premier Upper Deck seating and experience picturesque reflections and a historical and interpretive trip through one of the world’s most pristine temperate rainforests. Your Gordon River Cruise vessel will stop at ‘Heritage Landing’, where you can take a walk through the rainforest, breathe the cleanest air in the world and view an ancient Huon Pine. Some of these trees are more than 2000 years old!

Details

  • Tour departs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Hobart at advertised price
  • Available on a charter basis on other days of the week
  • Check-in at Cambridge Aerodrome at 06:30 for 07:00 departure
  • Flight time to Strahan is 45 minutes
  • Depart Strahan at 16:00 for Hobart
  • Group bookings on Tuesdays and Thursdays are available upon enquiry

Enjoy a Chef-prepared lunch as you cruise to the second stop on your day tour, Sarah Island. Once a feared convict penal colony and now one of Tasmania’s most interesting historic sites. You’ll enjoy a guided interpretive tour of the island, hearing stories of the convict era.

Upon return, you’ll arrive back in time to peruse the local gift shop and take a stroll around the beautiful town of Strahan before returning by air to Cambridge.

Gordon River Cruises is proud to offer its cruise from Strahan as part of this tour, however please note that the tour is booked via Par-Avion Wilderness Tours.

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  • Includes scenic flights, Gordon River Cruise, ground transfers between your Hobart accommodation and Cambridge Airport, Strahan Airport and waterfront, lunch, morning and afternoon tea and all beverages.
  • $699 per adult or child. Prices inclusive of GST (price applies to Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays)
  • Price on application at charter rates on other days of the week
$699