One of Tasmania’s true hidden gems, the Leven River is an absolute paradise for birdwatchers and anyone else who loves to get close to nature.
Just 20 minutes drive from Devonport, or 25 minutes from Burnie, a day out on the water with Kim and the team at Leven River Cruises is the best and most relaxing way for you and your family to see this beautiful corner of Tasmania.
There are two big differences to a Leven River cruise that I absolutely love, and that make it surprisingly different to any other river cruise you will find in Tasmania.
First of all, it’s the Leven River itself. This river is a tidal waterway, meaning it is constantly rising, falling, and changing its shape every minute of every day – so you never know exactly what surprises await!
The other thing I really like is their boat, the ‘Jus-Leven’. Unlike other tours, this boat is compact and nimble, meaning you can go places that simply wouldn’t be possible with a large boat filled with dozens of other tourists.
Sightings of majestic sea eagles, dazzling azure king fishers, goshawks and brown hawks are possible on every tour, and spectacular views are guaranteed from every seat. If you’re lucky you might even spot a Tassie platypus!
There are a variety of tours available, with each focusing on a different aspect of the river. Some are photography tours, others include a bushwalk through the forest, and meal options are also available – you’re guaranteed to find the perfect combo to suit your style of tour.
Receive 10% OFF adult tickets for your wonderful Leven River Cruise when you use our LAPOFTAS code online, or mention the Lap of Tasmania when booking over the phone.
All it takes is one look at their Facebook page or TripAdvisor and you can see that Leven River Cruises receive amazing feedback from their many happy customers – especially families – and it’s no surprise at all that they are also regular winners of the ‘People’s Choice Award’ for Tasmanian tourism.
Book your tour with Leven River Cruises today, and rest assured you’re in for a fantastic day of exploration, laughs and amazing photos of Tasmania’s pristine wilderness!
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