West coast Ocean Near the Strahan Village

ENTER A WORLD OF RUSTIC CHARM, LOCAL CHARACTER AND NATURAL BEAUTY

What kind of adventure awaits you?

Please note that some of our local experiences may be unavailable due to the current restrictions surrounding COVID-19.

Truly unique, Strahan is a prime destination for a Tasmanian touring holiday. Strahan Village is an ideal base for exploring Tasmania’s stunning wilderness on your holidays. You might mistake this enchanting village for a picture postcard hidden away on Tasmania’s west coast, but Strahan is first and foremost a working fishing port and you will see the locals unloading their catch as you explore the waterfront.

Being so close to world heritage wilderness means there is no shortage of things to do. Take a ride on the scenic West Coast Wilderness Railway, journey into the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park with Gordon River Cruises, watch Australia’s longest running theatre show ‘The Ship That Never Was’, spot platypus on an easy stroll to the delightful Hogarth Falls, or go sand-boarding on Henty Dunes.

View of the Hilltop Harbor  near the  Strahan Village

Strahan

Strahan is situated on the west coast of Tasmania on the edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness UNESCO World Heritage Area. It's home to flora and fauna of world importance and one of the last expanses of temperate rainforest found on the planet.

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Cruise ship at Gordon River near the Strahan Village

Gordon River Cruises

Join the award-winning Gordon River Cruises for a guided wilderness tour across Macquarie Harbour and up the Gordon River. Macquarie Harbour is a vast body of water that measures six times the size of Sydney Harbour. Experience our natural Tasmanian wilderness and the amazing west coast from a unique perspective.

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Train at West Coast Wilderness Railway near Strahan Village

Local Experiences

There is absolutely no shortage of local attractions and activities at Strahan and the west coast of Tasmania. This is a place of discovery, exploration and adventure. Your biggest problem will be deciding what you can fit in! We have created a list of group activities that will keep everyone busy.

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People at The Pillinger Explorer near the Strahan Village

The Pillinger Explorer

Journey deep into the Macquarie Harbour on the west coast to discover the fascinating history and ruins of Pillinger, once a thriving town, but condemned to failure three years after settlement.

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Hilltop Harbor view from the Strahan Village

360° VIEW

Situated on the hilltop, View 42 Restaurant and Lounge Bar offers spectacular views over Strahan and Macquarie Harbour.

Position yourself on the deck and marvel at the view with our 360° panoramic images.