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Tours from Strahan

World Heritage Cruises

Daily cruises from Strahan into the Gordon River World Heritage Wilderness and Macquarie Harbour

Cruise visits: Hells Gates, Salmon & trout fish farms, Sarah Island (Australia's oldest penal colony), Gordon River, Heritage Landing Rainforest walk, Huon Pine Sawmill.

Glenaire Apartmnents can also take your World Heritage Bookings. www.worldheritagecruises.com.au

Wild River Jet

Join Wild River Jet for an exhilarating 50 minute trip through the magnificant rain-forested gorges of the West Coasts amazing King River.

Strahan Seaplanes and Helicopters

Depart Strahan town by Seaplane for a scenic flight to the Franklin & Gordon Rivers.

A featured highlight of this tour is a landing on the world renowned Gordon River.

Other attractions on this exciting tour include panoramic views of Hells Gates and Sarah Island.

Wilderness Railway

The West Coast Wilderness Railway creeps through the rainforest.

There has been no great parting of the ways to allow it to pass, in fact the grandfatherly myrtles, wattles and pines and the far more sprightly man-size ferns seem scarcely inconvenienced.

Harley Davidson Tours

Harley Davidson Tours now operating in Strahan!
¼ hour - $30.00 ½hour - $60.00 1 hour - $100
Extended tours also available

Allan and his Harley are currently based on the basketball court between the Visitor Centre and Strahan Woodworks

Call Allan on 0400 889 277

Gordon River Cruises

Gordon River Cruises based in Strahan takes visitors into the well-known Tasmanian World Heritage Area.

On the purpose-built Lady "Jane Franklin II", the voyage crosses Macquarie Harbour to pass through Hell’s Gate, the narrow entrance into the Southern Ocean.

Attractions in Strahan

Strahan Visitor Centre

Architects, writers, woodturners, gardeners and historians contributed their talents to the acclaimed exhibition West Coast Reflections at the Strahan Visitor Centre.

Also preformed daily at the Strahan Visitor Centre "The Ship That Never Was" The dramatic and hilarious true story of the last great escape from Sarah Island.

Strahan Foreshore

Take a stroll along the Strahan Foreshore and expirience the most picturesque town in Tasmania

Hogarth Falls

One of the 60 Great Short Walks series, this walk starts at the top of Peoples Park, in Strahan, and is a gentle, meandering stroll through sweet-smelling bush to a delightful waterfall.

For extra enjoyment, leave the car in the town centre and take the foreshore walking track to and from the park, located on The Esplanade.

Attractions close to Strahan

Nelson Falls

Along the boardwalk to Nelson Falls you will come across interpretation panels highlighting the ancient plants you see along the way, including at least seven species of fern.

Located on the Lyell Highway (A10) between Queenstown and Derwent Bridge

Macquarie Heads

Maquarie Heads and Hell's Gates is the name of the mouth of Macquarie Harbour on the West Coast of Tasmania. It is a notoriously shallow and dangerous channel entrance to the harbour.

The actual channel is between Cape Sorell, Tasmania on the west and Entrance Island on the east (the main length of the harbour runs southeast of Hell's Gates).

Henty Dunes and Heads

10 minutes drive north of Strahan on the Zeehan road are the Henty Dunes. A vast expanse of sand dunes extending several kilometres inland.

Perfect place to experience sand surfing and 4 wheeler motorbike guided tours.

Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach is a long stretch of beach running north of Macquarie Heads and Hells Gates on the West Coast of Tasmania.

It is close to Strahan and parallel to the Strahan Airport runway.

It extends as far north as Trial harbour and the coast immediately west of Zeehan.

4 Wheelers

Here is your opportunity to explore the unspoiled wilderness.

4 Wheeler Tours depart from the Henty Sand Dunes picnic area, just 10 minutes from the centre of Strahan along the B27 highway to Zeehan.

The Henty Sand Dunes are the largest moving dune system in Tasmania.

Pioneers Museum

Open daily except Christmas Day and Good Friday from 9am. to 5pm.

There are 14 galleries in this interesting museum in the heart of Zeehan.

Topics cover local history and mining in and around Zeehan