Steeped in history, surrounded by rugged wilderness and boasting some wonderful attractions, Queenstown and Strahan is one stop not to be missed when holidaying in Tasmania. Once known as the richest mining town in the world, today Queenstown is the largest city situated along the West Coast of Tasmania where historic rail way line run through the city, where heritage and culture combined with arts and modern living collide to create a unique holiday destination. Wander the streets, enjoy the sights, soak up the vibrant feel of Queenstown and use this city as your stopping point to explore the west coast.
Surrounded by river, lakes, mountain ranges and a rugged coastline that is not to be missed, Queenstown is an excellent location to base yourself from to experience all of this and more. Cruise the Gordon River, visit Cradle Mountain, see Sarah Island that lies just off shore from the west coast, visit Macquarie Harbour or hiking through stunning National Park and forests, walk through pristine rainforests and under cascading waterfalls or perhaps get the blood pumping with some horseback riding, abseiling, rock climbing or mountain biking for something a little different. Queenstown not only boasts wonderful attractions and activities within the city itself but there are these and more incentives that surround the city for you to fill up your days with.
There is plenty of Queenstown accommodation ranging in price ranges, depending on how much you are willing to spend. From budget hotel rooms through to luxury suite with everything included for a special trip away, you can book into any number of properties. Search for resorts, family apartments, studio hotel rooms for the corporate traveller, backpacker hostels, cabins, bed and breakfasts and spa retreats for the something special. Where ever you decide to book into, your Queenstown accommodation will have you enjoying the many wonderful sights and delights right from your front door. See the mines, ride the historic railway for the day, do some trout fishing with the kids on one of the lakes, see Lake Margaret Power Station, walk around Lake Burbury or take in the Paragon Theatre. From stunning lookouts to look forward to after scenic walks that you can set out, wildlife, markets, shopping and a huge choice when it comes to dining, Queenstown really is a great destination for any trip away.
Located within Queen River Valley, Queenstown has much to offer from old and new attractions. Learn about the history and heritage, browse through galleries and art studios, Queenstown activities include interactive museums and experience the rugged terrain that engulfs the city. Take in the numerous attractions, enjoy the sights and delights, fill your days with exciting activities that are perfect for all ages and make sure you book your preferred accommodation before it is too late. Queenstown is the largest city along the west coast of Tasmania with so much to offer, so make sure you mark it onto your itinerary as you are making your way around Tasmania.