The Tasmanian Western Wilderness - Welcome to the West Coast

Prepare to be transformed by the Tasmanian pristine wilderness of memorable world heritage landscapes - where around every hidden river bend and over every misted mountain top, secret moments are waiting to reveal themselves to you...

Strahan - a great place to begin your journey

Strahan has a wide range of accommodation you can settle into before you can set off to explore historic Macquarie Harbour including the mysterious convict history of Sarah Island or a thrilling speedboat ride on the spectacular King River. Enjoy a world heritage Gordon River cruise, charter or kayak tour.�Catch the historic Wilderness Railway steam train through pristine rainforest to Queenstown.

Strahan - a great place to begin your journey

Western Wilderness Railway Experience

It's great news for visitors and locals alike that the West Coast Wilderness Railway is once again operating following a period of closure for track repairs. For this years season the train will be operating from Queenstown station from where it will travel to Dubbil Barril and return. The train will depart the station at 9.00am each day and return at 12.30.

During a period of closure over Winter 2014 work will continue on the track so that the full journey to Strahan will recommence next season.

So, when on the West Coast visit Queenstown to enjoy a trip on the train, have a look around the station with its platform and museum, gift shop and Tracks Cafe and then take a stroll around this historic mining town and enjoy unique views, wild west feel, great pubs, good food and the Galley Museum. Queenstown also has a great selection of accommodation if you would like to stay longer.

The West Coast Visitor Information Centre at Strahan is partnering with West Coast Wilderness Railway to provide information and and tickets. So visit the Centre or call on (03) 64 726800 (10.00am until 6.30pm 7 days per week).

Western Wilderness Railway

Rainforests, Lakes, Mountains and Memories

In the hinterland between Strahan and Lake St Clair National Park lie the four iconic towns of Zeehan, Rosebery, Tullah and Queenstown. Explore the inspiring untouched Tarkine through the town of Corinna. These towns hold unique secret treasures that will capture every visitor's heart. Whether you are seeking an action packed experience or a holiday of relaxed fascination, allow us to be your ultimate guide.

Rainforests, Lakes, Mountains and Memories

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West Coast Tasmania offers a unique holiday adventure experience that you will remember for a lifetime. Save time and money with stress free advance bookings for all Western Wilderness accommodation and attractions - 1800 352 200 or (03) 6472 6800. You'll find it so easy to design your own adventure; from the Wilderness Railway and rainforest walks to westcoast museums, the friendly local staff at the West Coast Visitor Information Centre in Strahan are your best West Tasmania resource.

 

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