Walk Cataract Gorge launched in 2018 with its first one-hour walk The Jewel of Launceston, which combines the best that Cataract Gorge has to offer, and has now added the 45-minute second tour Launceston’s Natural Heart, giving you natures essentials for your Cataract Gorge visit.
Keep an eye out for other walks in the future, or contact me to create a tour that meets your specific needs or interests. Groups are welcome, and tour times can be arranged to suit.
The jewel of launceston
The Jewel of Launceston combines the best that Cataract Gorge has to offer.
This one-way one hour walk is the ideal introduction to the Cataract Gorge and First Basin, providing a gentle visual revealing of the beauty of the place, combined with an unfolding narrative.
Hear about the balance between society and nature, and experience the stunning Cataract Gorge, the living jewel in Launceston’s crown.
Not only will you see and hear the Launceston Gorge, but you’ll also taste, smell and touch it!
We'll walk into the Gorge with five stops along the way before finishing at First Basin, which allows you to explore further at your leisure after the tour.
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LAUNCESTON’s NATURAL HEART
Launceston’s Natural Heart showcases the essence of the Cataract Gorge.
This 45 minute loop walk provides the ideal essentials for your visit to the Cataract Gorge. Taking you around the picturesque First Basin and connecting you to the natural wonder of this city wilderness.
Hear about this unique living environment, and experience the picturesque First Basin, the natural heart of Launceston and its people.
Not only will you see and hear the Cataract Gorge, but you’ll also taste, smell and touch it!
We’ll start adjacent to the Basin Café and loop around the Basin with four stops along the way, before finishing on the lawns near the pool.
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