Travel Blog - West-Coast
Inspired By Tasmania's Most Loved Railway
Located within the wildest region of Tasmania, this famous ABT railway offers 120+ year old steam engines, stations tales and gold panning along the way.
5 Family RV Camping Spots In Strahan
There are so many great places to camp with the family in Tasmania. We particularly love camping on the West Coast. The fishing is great, there is a relaxed atmosphere and so much to do. A trip to Henty Dunes, a ride along Ocean Beach, a cruise up the Gordon River or simply a BBQ and swim at West Strahan Beach. In this article we have all the best RV camp spots covered, and what you can do if you stay a day or two.
A Spot To Stay Right On The Beach, In Strahan
Once a quaint fishing town and base for the famous Huon piners who worked the Gordon and Franklin rivers, the old port town today has so many great places to visit, stories to be heard and fantastic accommodation to stay at. One of Strahan's top rated family accommodation spots to stay while exploring the area is the Strahan Beach Tourist Park. In this guest article, we talk to owner Tia, who, along with her family, run the park
The Franklin River Nature Trail
The Franklin River Nature Trail is a great way for the whole family to experience the ancient rainforest. Following the banks of the famous Franklin River, this half hour walk showcases the wild Wests beauty, wilderness and stories that make it so famous. Within the World Heritage Area, the trail will excite all your senses.
A Family Day Rafting The Mighty King River
Commencing in the mountain ranges near Queenstown in Tasmania's West Coast, the King River has a rich heritage and is breathtakingly beautiful. Ancient Huon pines and prehistoric Myrtles line the river banks, platypus swims nearby and Eagles are often seen soaring overhead. Rafting specialists Paul and Michele take rafting trips through this magical part of Tasmania. We recently caught up with them to find out why these trips down the King River are so special and popular with families.
All Aboard The West Coast Wilderness Railway
A fantastic family day out with loads of history and stories for the whole family. We love how the kids can get involved in activities from yesteryear; gold panning, bush walking and watch original ABT Steam Engines shunt around the tracks!
Why a visit to Hogarth Falls is a must
Strahan is a small town on the western edge of Tasmania. Rugged, wild and amazingly beautiful, the West Coast of Tassie acts as a gateway to the world heritage area.