Strahan has many activities to do while you visit. Read about some of them below.
Gordon River Cruises
Proudly Tasmanian owned and operated, Gordon River Cruises departs daily from the Esplanade in Strahan to cruise into the UNESCO Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The multi-award winning experience is enjoyed aboard a state-of-the-art vessel, Spirit of the Wild. The vessel is equipped with a hybrid propulsion system, allowing you to cruise through the ancient wilderness of the Gordon River in near-silence and truly understand the tranquility of this special place.
Your Gordon River Cruise includes walking tours at Heritage Landing and Sarah Island, as well as a Chef-prepared Tasmanian lunch, dedicated on-board guides and visits to fish farms and Hells Gates.
West Coast Wilderness Railway
A unique rail trip tracking along the King River taking in rainforest and bridges. To overcome the steep climbs the ingenious rack and pinion is used. Faithfully restored, the journey provides the traveller with a lovely insight into a bygone era.
World Heritage Cruises
This iconic cruise takes in Hells Gates, Sarah Island and the Gordon river and Heritage landing. This fourth-generation cruise company deliver a comprehensive experience of the wilderness and history of Macquarie Harbour and the Gordon River.
West Coast Yacht Charters
West Coast Yacht Charters is an “owner operated” business. The owner/skipper, now having operated since 1991, is passionate about this beautiful area, and all cruises are fully guided. Trevor will tell you about the fascinating history of this precious West Coast of Tasmania.
You will discover breathtaking scenery and experience the wild West Coast while sailing on “Stormbreaker”, a 20 metre (65 foot) steel ketch, under billowing sails with a maximum of ten overnight passengers across one of Australia’s largest harbours, to the mouth of the Gordon River in Tasmania’s Wilderness Heritage Area.
The Ship that Never Was
The play tells the dramatic and hilarious true story of the Great Escape from Sarah Island! Delightful family entertainment not to be wasted!