With its precious eco systems, forests, lagoons, coastal scenery, towns and cities, the west coast of Tasmania is loaded with plenty of attractions for you to fill your holiday with. Whether you wish to explore the great outdoors, step inside a historical museum or wander through galleries and show rooms that showcase some of the stories and fascinating past of the region or discover the abundance of wildlife, Tasmania West Coast has a huge amount of attractions that draw plenty of people here. Discover the city delights of Queenstown with its shopping, entertainment and dining or perhaps learn about the old mining days that make up the history and culture that surrounds the west coast.
From wildlife parks, family attractions, playground, picnic grounds and beautiful parklands, you and the family will find plenty of family friendly attractions to enjoy. Walk the many hiking trails that will take you past waterfalls, along rivers and around lagoons, see birds and many other different species of wildlife in their natural habitat or enjoy a night of camping within the National Parks and forests that hold ancient sites, rock arts and many other attractions.
Cruise along the Derwent River, go kayaking upon one of the lakes or lagoons, Jet Boating is an exhilarating experience that everyone will love or take to the cable car ride for a view from up above. Sample fine foods, wines and local treats that you can find within road stalls, restaurants, cafes, delis and weekend markets or simply take time for yourself to relax and unwind in one of the many spa retreats and day spas that dot their way through region. You can visit a working farm, get up close and personal with a Tasmanian Devil, do some estuary fishing or fly fishing, play a round of golf, go abseiling or rock climbing or get the blood pumping with some white water rafting.
Whether you wish to have a holiday of leisure or a holiday of fun filled adventures, the Tasmanian West Coast has it all. Horse riding through rainforests, cycling along winding scenic routes, hiking trails that lead you to breathtaking lookouts and many different locations and hidden spots that all offer many different attractions for you to fill your days with are just some of what you will have to look forward to. Book into your preferred accommodation no matter how much you wish to spend and have many attractions right at your doorstep, from camping grounds, luxury hotels, family resorts and spa retreats are just some of the different styles of accommodation that you can book.
Cruise the coastline in a luxury yacht, join a day sailing trip or hire your own boat to discover the coastal attractions along the west coast of Tasmania. Cruise the Gordon River, visit the Macquarie Harbour or Sarah Island that lies just off shore from Strahan, ride on an historic steam train, explore the mountain ranges on the four wheel drive bike for the day or visit Lake St Claire National Park or one of the other inland towns that you will find within the Tasmania West Coast region. From spending time indoors to get out and about and explore the great outdoors, there are so many different attractions for you to see and do within the Tasmanian West Coast region, that you are certainly going to need more than just a couple of days.