Pack up the car and hit the road to discover Tasmania’s spectacular getaways whether you are looking for a luxury lodge escape or a relaxing time away surrounded by the great outdoors. Tasmania has so much to offer with a unique and rugged destination full of lush wilderness, mouth-watering local produce, scenic walks, native animals, and distinctive artworks.
West Coast Tasmania – Strahan
Calling all nature lovers, the West Coast of Tasmania is waiting for you with world famous wilderness world heritage areas, overgrown rain forests, historical heritage, and jagged mountains. Despite its remoteness the West Coast is easily accessible by luxury cruises, hiking through the wild forests or even by hire car. The largest town in this area is Strahan, located close to Sarah Island most known for its beautiful harbour and dark, ancient convict heritage. With a strong mining background wonder through many small towns surrounded by spectacular lakes and historical sites.
Top accommodation in Strahan:
Dreaming of that coastal getaway, enjoy waking up to the fresh salty air and the crystal-clear harbour water. Only just a short walk from Strahan village discover authentic pubs, working marina for mouth-watering seafood and the stunning Macquarie Harbour. Perfect for families, couples and solo travellers, Strahan Village has a wide range of accommodation styles ranging from 3 to 4.5-star rating whether you are after a family cottage, harbour view cottage or waterfront spa cottage. Located on the hilltop of Strahan Village view their 42 Restaurant and lounge bar showcasing spectacular 360-degree views over strahan and Macquarie Harbour.
Top things to do in Strahan:
Delve deep into Tasmania’s UNESCO World Heritage wilderness area onboard a Gordon River Cruise featuring dedicated onboard guides and chefs. Take in the superb sights of Macquarie Harbour, Hells Gate, Gordon River, Heritage Landing and Sarah Island from the comfort of your allocated seat onboard.
Experience a fast-paced exhilarating ATV adventure as you zip around Henty Dunes taking in the magnificent Macquarie Heads. Strahan buggy tours offers packages for all individuals seeking a fun day out and about.
Walk or hike your way through the lush rainforests starting at the People’s Park Strahan, spotting lots of native flora and fauna along the way. This track can be accessed from the town centre for a long walk or at the entrance to People’s Park for a more relaxed, short walk.