People watching the River from the ship near Strahan Village

Gordon River Cruises

Join the award-winning Gordon River Cruises for a guided wilderness tour across Macquarie Harbour and up the Gordon River. Macquarie Harbour is a vast body of water that measures six times the size of Sydney Harbour. Experience our natural Tasmanian wilderness and the amazing west coast from a unique perspective.

Cruise ship at Gordon River near the Strahan Village

During your wilderness cruise, wander amongst the largest tract of temperate rainforest surviving on earth, home to trees thousands of years old. After a chef-prepared lunch showcasing Tasmanian produce, explore the ruins of Sarah Island, once a dreaded penal colony and the largest boat building settlement in the British colonies.

Gordon River Cruises is without doubt, one of Tasmania's best wilderness cruises and is not to be missed during a visit to Tasmania.

Your guide will recount astonishing stories of the convicts, soldiers, settlers and shipwrights who lived and worked there. This tour is available in German, French, Cantonese and Mandarin, translated and available via headset, to ensure that international visitors can access the fascinating information.

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Cruise ship at Gordon River near the Strahan Village