Cataract Gorge


Linking Kings Bridge to the beautiful Victorian gardens of the environmentally and historically significant Cataract Gorge Cliff Grounds, this Walk runs along the cliff face providing superb
views of the dolerite columns and South Esk River.

Picnic Facilities
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there

Start at the Cataract Gorge carpark: 74-90 Basin Rd, Launceston TAS 7250


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Route/Trail notes

Start from the carpark.  Head down into the basin along the wier.  You will reach a slight incline then a junction.  Follow the signs towards Cataract Walk.  Continue along the path until you reach King's Bridge. 



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One to do/see when in Launceston.....easy walk , quite nice views actually !

J on 14 Aug, 2016

Amazing views of the gorge. Very green. Has a very European at the start of the walk. Nice flat cemented path.

Rob Nicholson on 5 Oct, 2014

Great view along the walk.

Harry on 5 Oct, 2014

Very pretty walk, very easy. Suitable for everyone!

Catherine on Dec, 2012

Fun little walk over hanging bridge, good stop for a picnic

Hugues Debeyser on Jan, 2009

A must visit if you're in the area. Amazing views, easy trek, totally beautiful. One of a kind!!

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