Strahan Village Blog

News stories and updates on the best things to do in Strahan on Tasmania's West Coast

Enjoy reading our stories of exploring Tasmania's beautiful West Coast and beyond.  From wandering through ancient rainforest to cruising the Gordon River, our team try to cover it all! If you have suggestions for our blog, please feel free to contact us via this website. Happy reading!  

March 29, 2016

We couldn't be more excited to welcome the TODAY Show to Strahan for tomorrow's live broadcast. It's a huge event for our beautiful part of Tasmania and our community is ready to turn it on for the team from TODAY.  Even the weather looks set to behave for the big day!

Here are some details for the event:

When - 5th April 2017

Where - ANZAC Park in the centre of Strahan

Program and Inclusions

05:30 - Live TODAY broadcast commences from ANZAC Park 

06:00 - Strahan Village team serving egg and bacon rolls from ANZAC Park. Coffee available from Banjo's

06:55 - Gordon River Cruises feature and release of a special TODAY deal for Gordon River Cruises and Strahan Village

08:20 - Strahan Village Head Chef Craig Halkett and Executive Sous Chef Steve Wierzbicki will be conducting a live cooking demonstration with TODAY hosts (don't miss this!)

Various times - Features of Strahan, Gordon River Cruises, West Coast Wilderness Railway and Strahan ATV Adventures footage from TODAY's scouting visit 2 weeks ago

Time to be determined - Live wood chopping display by Wade Bailey

Time to be determined - Live re-enactment of 'The Ship that Never Was'

Time to be determined - Wood turning and carving display with Snowy Morrison, one of the west coast's true characters and pioneers  

09:00 - Broadcast finishes

A huge thank you to the TODAY Show for visiting Tassie's west coast, as well as Tourism Tasmania for their great support of the event.

Local partners who have also contributed greatly to ensuring this event could take place include the West Coast Visitor Information & Booking Centre in Strahan, West Coast Wilderness Railway, Morrison's Huon Pine Sawmill and Strahan ATV Adventures.

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