Arthur River Cruises is an unforgettable wilderness experience.
The cruise on this North West Tasmania river, takes you 14kms along Arthur River. First to the river mouth then upstream past the Arthur and Frankland river junction before continuing on to Warra Landing for lunch.
Arthur River is one of the last truly “wild rivers” of Australia. This Tarkine area of North West Tasmania is a recognised wilderness area of world value. This area is a very rain forest with myrtles, sassafras, celery-top pine, laurels, blackwoods, and giant tree ferns. When visiting Tasmania make it a thing to do on your list as this cruise is an unforgettable experience.
As you cruise Arthur River upstream on board “M.V. Reflections” this lush greenery of Tasmania is reflected in the still tea-coloured waters. High above the river bank White-bellied Sea-eagles are perched in the trees with commanding views of the river and the Tarkine Wilderness. An abundance of bird life can be heard and seen in this part of Tasmania. You can catch a glimpse of Azure Kingfishers with their distinct brilliant blue and orange colourings. There has also been the occasional sighting of platypus in their own habitat.
While your visiting why not spend a night or more exploring the Arthur River Township, Edge of the World lookout and beaches in the Tarkine wilderness.
On arrival at Warra Landing you disembark. Whilst in the peaceful surrounds of the Tasmanian rainforest you will enjoy a a Gourmet BBQ Lunch with Cape Grim Prime Scotch fillet, Award winning Lamb Sausage, Jacket Poatato, Home made Salads, Fresh Bread Roll, wines, Jucie, Hot Drinks. After lunch, you will be taken on an informative guided walk on the elevated walkways enjoying the most intimate rainforest experience possible. The vessel “AR Reflections” is a 35ft tri-hull flybridge cruiser. It is quiet and has coach seating for a comfortable cruise. Toilet is located on ground deck with level access. Easy access to board vessel from jetty. The vessel also has a full flybridge deck providing maximum 360 degrees viewing and for taking great photo shots of the North West Tasmanian Wilderness. Most days are cool up river and in the rainforest so suitable warm clothing should be worn and suitable footwear to be worn also. All food and beverages are provided on this Tasmania River Cruise.
Cost for this Cruise is $140 per adult. $135 if you have a seniors card children age 13-17 $70 not suitable for children 12 and under.
There are toilet facilities on board the vessel.
Bookings are essential due to catering requirements.
This Cruises runs everyday with bookings and can be cancelled due to weather at the discretion of the skipper.
On The Menu
Morning tea: cheese platter/cold cuts (all tassie produce) and bubbles/juice
Lunch at Warra landing : cape grim scotch fillet, award winning Tasmanian gourmet lamb sausage, home made salads, jacket potato with sour cream followed by homemade cake.
There is bottled wine, bubbles, juice, water and hot drinks with lunch.
This cruise include a white breasted sea eagle feeding, viewing of their 50 year old nest site, extensive commentary and a guided walk with our skipper.
You will also have prime viewing of the River and all it has to offer.