If the cruise shows no availability on the day you would like. Please Call 0400130258 and we’ll do our best to assist you onto a cruise
Departure from Tasma Parade Car Park
This cruise option is a lovely cruise for you to enjoy the Leven River’s beauty of nature, scenic views and the abundant BirdLife.
Try spotting the azure kingfisher, sea eagles, swamp harrier and many more. You maybe lucky to see the allusive platypus in its natural environment.
Cruising along for about 8 km along the river till we come to historic Leven Park. This park is land locked to the river, with the only assess via the Leven River Cruises with no car access to the site.
The forest site has beautiful forest to stroll through and enjoy the Large trees for this region of Central North Coast, Tasmania.
The site has informative historic storyline that blends to the river history storyline and the town of Ulverstone’s development.
This cruise is a lovely way to spend 3-4 hours of relaxing, taking photos and enjoying a catered Individual picnic lunch. You are most welcome to bring along your own alcoholic beverages of your choice, if you wish. However we do supply you a bottle juice and bottled water
Come along for a fun, informative, educational and relaxing day on the Leven River.
Child 5 to 16
Infant 5 and under free.
ESSENTIAL TERM AND CONDITION:
This cruise has a lovely forest walk, on the natural ground and in the natural river bank environment.
*For safety purposes if you choose this cruise you must be able to do the walk. No one can be left unguided and if any one chooses not to walk or not complete the walk, all others in the group will have to return to the shelter together with the non walker.
*Due to the natural forest surrounds and it’s wildlife, all people must stay with the tour guide at all times for the safety and well-being of all customers and staff.
* if in doubt of being able to complete this forest walk, please ring Kim on 0400130258 prior to your cruise, to confirm the conditions of the walk tracks and your fitness level for completing it.
Public Pontoon, West Ulverstone TasmaniaGet Directions
Terms and Conditions
Must wear closed shoes for forest safety Wear warm clothing Please state food allergies , dietary health requirements Company Risk Assessment: Leven River Cruises and Forest Walk 1. Introduction:Leven River Cruises and Forest Walk is a company that offers scenic river cruises and guided forest walks to its customers. As with any outdoor activity, there are inherent risks involved. This risk assessment aims to identify potential hazards and provide measures to mitigate them, ensuring the safety and well-being of both customers and staff. 2. Hazards and Mitigation Measures: 2.1. Slip and Trip Hazards:Hazards: Uneven terrain, wet surfaces, fallen leaves, and debris.Mitigation Measures: • Regular inspections of the forest walk paths to identify and rectify any uneven surfaces or hazards. • Clear signage and warnings at areas prone to slips and trips. • Providing appropriate footwear recommendations to customers. • Regular cleaning and maintenance of the river cruise boats to prevent slips and trips. 2.2. Weather Conditions:Hazards: Heavy rain, storms, and extreme temperatures.Mitigation Measures: • Monitoring weather forecasts and canceling or rescheduling activities if conditions pose a risk to customer safety. • Providing customers with appropriate clothing recommendations for different weather conditions. • Ensuring staff are trained to handle emergency situations arising from extreme weather. 2.3. Wildlife Encounters:Hazards: Potential encounters with wild animals, including snakes and insects.Mitigation Measures: • Educating customers about the local wildlife and providing guidance on how to behave in such encounters. • Ensuring staff are trained in first aid and can respond appropriately to any wildlife-related incidents. • Regularly inspecting the forest walk paths for any signs of wildlife activity and taking necessary precautions. 2.4. Water Safety:Hazards: Accidental falls overboard during river cruises.Mitigation Measures: • Providing life jackets and ensuring their proper usage for all customers during the river cruises. • Conducting safety briefings before each cruise, highlighting emergency procedures and the importance of staying within designated areas. • Ensuring staff are trained in water rescue techniques and have appropriate safety equipment readily available. 2.5. Health and Medical Emergencies:Hazards: Customer or staff experiencing health-related issues or medical emergencies.Mitigation Measures: • Ensuring staff are trained in first aid and CPR. • Maintaining a well-stocked first aid kit in all river cruise boats and at designated points along the forest walk. • Establishing communication protocols with local emergency services for prompt response to any medical emergencies. - [ ] Defibrillator on board. 1. Conclusion:Leven River Cruises and Forest Walk is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience for its customers. By identifying potential hazards and implementing appropriate mitigation measures, the company aims to minimize risks and ensure the well-being of all individuals involved. Regular review and updates of this risk assessment will be conducted to adapt to changing circumstances and maintain a high standard of safety. List and notify Medical alerts Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied with a parent or guardian This cruise includes river and land tour. Involves walking a forest of tall trees and walking on natural ground, must be aware of environment natural safety issues of animal life and over above branches all at your own risk on booking this cruise. Cruise may have to be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions or log blockages and flooding. CANCELATIONS If your cruise is cancelled due to operators requirements you will be offered a postpone date. Or choice to cancel and receive a full refund. CUSTOMER CANCELLATIONS Customer Cancellations made inside 7 days of the departure time of the cruise will incur 50% cancellation fee, of the booking cost. Cancellations made within 48 hrs of the departing time of the cruise will incur 100% cancellation fee. Special circumstances waivers may apply please discuss with the operator.