Tag Archives: west coast
Dec
05
2013

Sarah Island, off the West Coast of Tasmania, was home to an old penal colony where prisoners laboured away under the harshest of conditions. Continue reading

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Sep
07
2013

There's nothing like the feeling of looking out at a truly beautiful coastline and horizon, and that's what you get if you head to Strahan and other areas of Tasmania's West Coast. Strahan is your perfect entryway to other parts … Continue reading

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Aug
22
2013

Head out on a walk to the Montezuma Falls in Tasmania, near the historic mining town of Rosebery. Continue reading

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May
12
2013

Capture the beauty of the Tarkine with guidance from renowned Australian photographer Steve Parish on a nature photography workshop in August 2013. Continue reading

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Oct
27
2012

Experience the beauty of Tasmania in a unique ride around lush green rainforests and mountains and over rivers in a journey with West Coast Wilderness Railway. Note: This service has halted operations whilst major track work and maintenance is done, … Continue reading

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Oct
13
2012

Make a trip to Tasmania's oldest convict settlement, the Sarah Island Historic Site, for an eerie encounter this October. Located on the rugged west coast in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Sarah Island was considered by Lt Governor Sorell … Continue reading

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Sep
05
2012

Delve into Tasmania’s rich mining history with a visit to the Queenstown Heritage and Arts Festival in October. Continue reading

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Jul
15
2012

You may have spent time in Hobart or even travelled to Cradle Mountain, but did you know that there are also plenty of things to see and do on the west coast? Along with a rich mining and convict history, … Continue reading

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Nov
13
2011

Queenstown has had a facelift and they are celebrating! There are many new shops and art galleries to explore and they have lots of specials and events planned over the weekend of 18-20 November. You can download a copy here. … Continue reading

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Oct
11
2011

On Tasmania’s west coast, the sublime Gordon River provides a highlight of the region’s picturesque landscape. The wild Collingwood and Franklin rivers intersect mountainous rainforest wilderness before merging to create the Gordon River, which flows 193 km from Lake Richmond … Continue reading

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