West Coast Holidays Tasmania

Tasmania's West Coast is a nature lovers delight and with no other place like it in the world, no trip to Tasmania is complete without a visit. Boasting dense rainforests, fragrant pine forests, majestic rivers, cascading waterfalls, sparkling lakes, glittering harbours and wild coastline can all be explored on foot, bar car, boat or plane.

Things To Do on the West Coast of Tasmania

• The dramatic copper and tin mining landscapes of Queenstown are a sight to behold and you can also take part in mining activities underground in the Mt Lyell mine or ride the chair lift for a great view.
• Bird River offers stunning, historic 4WD tours while Lake Bunbury offers fantastic trout fishing.
• Near Rosebery, Montezuma Falls , the highest falls in Tasmania, are just a short 4WD or walk away. Less than 20km west, Nelson Falls are also worth a visit.
• The nearby mining town of Zeehan is home to an Pioneers Cemetery and Museum.
• Further west, Granville's stunning coastline and Trial Harbours are a popular attraction.
• On the outskirts of Strahan, Macquarie Harbour offers cruises, kayaking, scenic flights, guided fishing trips, all-terrain motorbikes and 4WDs to explore the area.
• Located across Macquarie Harbour, the Sarah Island penal settlement is home to the popular play The Ship That Never Was as well as lovely dinner harbour cruises.
• Travel to Teepookana and explore King River or hike to the Plateau's Huon Pine forest.
• Take a walk along Ocean Beach and explore the Henty Dunes.
• Explore the restoration work of the Abt Railway from Strahan to Queenstown stopping at places of interest along the way.
• Heading south, discover the sheer beauty of the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park with a 4WD tour, scenic flight, river cruise or white water rafting adventure, said to be one of the most rewarding in Australia.

West Coast Accommodation in Tasmania