Queenstown

Queenstown - Western Wilderness - Tasmania

The old mining town ambience of Queenstown is evident in its historic buildings and expansive streets where it was once the world's richest mining town. Located 4 hours from Hobart, Queenstown is the largest settlement on Tasmania's west coast. The distinctive landscape promises dazzling shades of pink and gold under the brilliant sun where the bald, lunar hillside is reminiscent of the regions harsh mining days and now serves as a timely reminder of human impact on the environment.

All aboard one of Australia's legendary train journeys on the West Coast Wilderness Railway where passengers are treated to views of unspoilt, wild country while crossing 40 bridges over rushing rivers on your way to the port of Strahan. Take in the full view of historic Queenstown from Spion Kop Lookout, grab a brochure from the visitor centre and step out on your self guided historical walk with 25 significant points of interest. Visit the Galley Museum for a walk down memory lane at the Imperial Hotel and take in a movie at the Paragon Theatre. You have to venture too far to experience lush forest and Tasmania's highest waterfall, Montezuma Falls.


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