Picnic and Fishing Spots

Picnics

For the escape from life's bustle, experience one of the top picnic spots on the west coast. With dark tannin rivers, World Heritage wilderness, inspiring west coast harbours and peaceful lakes and parks the spectacular beauty will amaze.

  • West Strahan Beach BBQ area,
  • Peoples Park, The Esplanade, strahan
  • Ocean Beach, Strahan
  • Macquarie Heads, 35 minutes drive from Strahan
  • Swan Basin, 25 minutes drive from Strahan
  • Miners Siding, Queenstown
  • Bird River, 35 km from Queenstown
  • Lake Burbury, Lyell Highway between Queenstown and Derwent Bridge
  • Lake Plimsol, Anthony Highway between Queenstown and Tullah
  • Granville Harbour, 35 km from Zeehan
  • Trial Harbour, 20 km from Zeehan
  • Stitt Park, Rosebery
  • Mackintosh Dam, Tullah

Fishing

Some of the best fishing spots to be found are on the west coast. For the adventure of a lifetime try deep sea fishing, or you can simply drop a line in at any of these locations to try your luck (note seasonal restrictions apply to lakes and rivers).

  • Henty River, between Strahan and Zeehan
  • Ocean Beach, Strahan
  • Macquarie Harbour, Strahan
  • Lake Rosebery, Rosebery and Tullah
  • Lake Burbury, Lyell Highway between Queenstown and Derwent Bridge
  • Swan Basin, 25 minutes drive from Strahan
  • Macquarie Heads, 35 minutes drive from Strahan