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.

View of the Hilltop Harbor  near the  Strahan Village

Discover the rugged beauty of ancient mountain peaks, tangled forests, deep and silent running rivers and crashing oceans. The flora and fauna of the area includes many species such as:

  • Tasmanian devils
  • Leatherwood trees
  • Eastern barred bandicoots
  • Huon pine
  • Little penguins
  • Platypus
  • Wallabies
  • White-bellied sea-eagles
  • Dolphins

Immerse yourself in Strahan’s culture and heritage with activities including exploring the museums, galleries and attractions of the historic fishing port – the setting for the remote and notorious convict settlement of Sarah Island and later a hub for mining operations and the export of Huon pine across the world.

Today the town is host to numerous commercial interests including crayfish and abalone fisheries and a buoyant salmon aquaculture industry.

Exterior view of Strahan Village