About Leven River Cruises
Leven River Cruises provide nature based cruises and tours with a cultural twist on the history of the early settlement of its regional area. Enjoy up-close views of wild life, bird life and wet sclerophyll forest via the vessel, 'Jus' Leven' while heading upstream for approximately 8 km to a unique site of original forest mixed with the cultural relics of the heritage settlement of 1880's. This Tasmanian river cruise is considered the 'Gem' in the heart of Central North Coast expressed by many past patrons.
With a carrying capacity of only 16 persons, high quality and good value Tasmanian experience is individually enjoyed through small group bookings.
The business supplies a range of four cruises, that slightly vary to offer flexibility for the customer to choose from to supply a price point that suits the individual.
Leven River Cruises provide river cruises, a bush-walk and wildlife viewing in North West Tasmania.
A range of river cruises, viewing wild life in their natural environment with an optional forest walk and the opportunity to enjoy an authentic Tasmanian meal are available through Leven River Tours. There are four experiences; Meal and Forest Cruise, Picnic Cruise, River Cruise and Bay Cruise. All tours are aboard the vessel named Jus' Leven, seating up to 16 adults, and range from short through to longer wilderness adventures up the Leven River in Ulverstone. Longer trips include a guided tour of a 15 acre fauna and flora sanctuary established in 1880. Here, you can unwind while a delicious three course meal is served to you in a shelter surrounded by grand black-wood trees and ferns trees.
All cruises are suitable for a variety of functions, gift vouchers, special occasions.
All cruises operate all year round and the vessel has spring loaded blinds for full protection from differing weather conditions.
Tidal river contact operator to confirm your booking and times prior to cruiseing.
Join us at Leven River Cruises and come aboard our cute little vessel Jus’ Leven and experience the wilderness of the Leven River in Ulverstone Tasmania. Long Tours include an exclusive guided tour of our secluded 15 acre fauna and fauna sanctuary (est. 1890) located 7 klm’s up the beautiful Leven River. Relax, take a seat and tuck into your picnic or enjoy our catered picnic or the scrumptious 3 course meal prepared fresh on site within our shelter among the ferns and black-woods of North West Tasmania. Follow in the footsteps of nearly 120 years of visitors and enjoy the natural untouched beauty of the sanctuary, the birds and the river.
After something different. Leven River Curises is a tour with a difference. Water interests, waterway education, environmental knowledge, understanding the future of waterways, wildlife, flora, fauna, close up interaction with nature. Tasmanian native bush and close viewing of the amazing man-fern tree. Test your five senses; touch, see, smell, taste and hear unique nature of the Leven River.
Leven River Cruises has completed a COVID19 Safety Plan. To assist ensure all COVID19 health and safety is requirements are met for the safety and health of each costumer and staff.
Signage is displayed to assist with ensuring your safety and understanding of how to maintain healthy obligations to keep yourself and others well and safe.
Please do not book a cruise or enter the vessel if you have any symptoms or signs of the cold, flue or COVID19. Please get tested.
If you have a pre booked cruise and you become unwell prior to your cruise please cancel your cruise.
Do not book a cruise or enter the vessel if you have been over seas or in contact with any one from or travelled over seas within fourteen days of your cruise.
West Ulverstone Tasmania 7315
Call 0400 130 258
7am to 4pm daily all year round
Terms and Conditions
The Leven River is tidal, please ring Kim 0400 130 258 at least 24 hours prior to commencement of the booked cruise for confirmation of departure times, due to times calculated off advanced predicted tide times, there may be a slight variance in the departure times. Arrive 15 minutes before your departure time. Please confirm your booking and inform any special dietary requirements on email confirmation prior to the day of your booking. Cruises are on tidal water with current changes and some cruises include landing and forest walk. Walk is easy to moderate and on natural forest ground. Natural habitat of wildlife and native creatures of Tasmanian forest live within the cruise site . Your safety is at our utmost highest interest, however the natural environment always puts each individual in an exposed environment that has a risk associated to it. To help reduce these natural associations, please ensure you wear warm clothing, closed shoes, adhere to captain / tour guide instructions and stay on the tracks with a tour guide present at all times. Each individual walks these tracks knowing the high safety risk of trees overhead and native wildlife are around in their environment, therefore on booking your cruise of choice is at a known risk and all safety is at own risk. Cancellations made inside 7 days will incur a 100% cancellation of the booking. Cancellations made outside 7 days will incur a minimum of 30% administration fee. RE : COVID-19 We are still cruising! Given the current situation with coronavirus, from today, we have limited our cruise numbers to 8 per cruise until further notice. This is half capacity and will provide customers with extra space. We may offer an exception to this in the case of group bookings where the groups have been in close contact with each other previous to coming onboard (such as family and close friends travelling together). Please contact us to discuss further. Please note that this limitation does not apply to bookings made before today as we do not wish to cancel peoples prearranged travel plans. Our little boat, Jus Leven, is not enclosed and has plenty of air circulation from the great outdoors. We will be offering hand sanitiser onboard and will ensure that the boat is thoroughly wiped down after each cruise. We'd love to welcome you onboard, however, if any of the following applied to you, please do not board at this time if you: have any flu-like symptoms have been in direct contact with a known case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days have travelled internationally or been exposed to a person with COVID-19 in the preceding 14 days If you are at a high risk from a health perspective, including the elderly and those with preexisting medical heath conditions, please contact me before booking to discuss your cruise. We further request that you practice good hand hygiene, keep your distance from others on board as much as possible, and cover your mouth with a tissue or sleeve when you cough or sneeze.
Leven River Cruises, take photos of each cruise and passengers. These photos maybe used on Leven River marketing media sites example face book, Instagram, Leven River Cruise and Adventures web site and Google. Please inform your Leven River tour guide or Captain if you do want your photo of you put onto any media sites. If this is the case your photo will not be taken, to ensure your photo is not used. Your name, personal address, email or phone number is never given to a third party and is kept confidential and is not placed on photos unless verbal or written permission is given. Payment details are kept confidential and card payments are not visible to any one in the business or to a third party.