Touring Tasmania's west coast

There's so much to see and do on Tasmania's rugged west coast and from Strahan Village, you are perfectly placed to explore.

Frequently asked questions

If you are planning on visiting Strahan on Tasmania's west coast, you might like to take a look through our frequently asked questions below.  If you have questions that are not answered here, please feel free to contact us directly and we would be happy to help.

What does ‘Village’ and ‘Hilltop’ mean?

Some rooms are located at the same level as the Strahan Esplanade and waterfront (Village) and others at the top of the hill overlooking Macquarie Harbour (Hilltop)

How far is it to walk to the Strahan Activities Centre and Gordon River Cruise?

From our Village rooms, it’s a very short walk of a couple of minutes. Allow 5 minutes from the Hilltop.

Do I need to book for dinner?

Hamer’s Bar & Grill does not take bookings under 6 guests. We strongly suggest making a reservation for View 42° Restaurant to avoid disappointment. This can be made at reception. 

Are there any taxis in Strahan?

Unfortunately there is not a taxi service in Strahan

Can I charge my electric car in Strahan?

We have a Tesla charging station in front of Strahan Village reception

What does reception look like and where do I check in?

You’ll find us in a two story building with a clock above, and timber planter boxes around the edge. There is plenty of parking in front of reception.

Do your rooms have cooking facilities?

Our rooms have tea and coffee making facilities but not kitchen facilities. Multiple dining options are available on site.

Do your rooms have hairdryers?

Yes, all rooms have hairdryers for guests to use

Do your rooms have a mini bar?

Our four star rooms have a mini bar. Our three star rooms do not.

Which credit cards do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards, including Diners and Union Pay. There is no surcharge for using a credit card

Do you have laundry facilities at Strahan Village?

We have coin operated washing machines. One is located in the Village and there are two on the Hilltop.  They take $1 and $2 coins.

Do you have a shuttle bus in between the Village and Hilltop?

We do not have a shuttle bus. However, there is road access and a set of stairs and boardwalk linking the two areas 

Will my mobile phone work in Strahan?

Only Telstra’s network works in Strahan. Optus works in Zeehan and Queenstown only

Is there a dress code for View 42° Restaurant?

Smart casual

Can I hire a car in Strahan?

The closest place from which to hire a car is Burnie in North West Tasmania

What is the Strahan Village address for my GPS?

41 Esplanade, Strahan

Do you cater for children?

Yes, we have different accommodation options that suit families and couples.

Is there parking at Strahan Village?

Yes, parking is free of charge while staying or visiting Strahan Village.  It is uncovered and parking spaces are not allocated

What are the hours of Strahan Village reception?

Reception is open between 7 AM and is locked after 8PM but is staffed until midnight. After midnight, phone calls divert to the duty manager

Our four star rooms have a mini bar. Our three star rooms do not.

Our four star rooms have a mini bar. Our three star rooms do not.

How long will it take me to drive to Strahan?

From Hobart it is 300 km / 4.5-5 hours, Cradle Mountain is 137 km / 3 hours, Devonport is 224 km / 2.5 hours and from Launceston, 272 km / 4 hours. Click here for more information.

What is the weather like on Tasmania’s West Coast?

The weather on Tasmania’s West Coast can be variable but that’s part of the attraction. Bring a jacket and dress like an onion… Plenty of layers!

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