Welcome to the West Coast

Round here, things aren’t like they are on the mainland.

They’re not even like the rest of Tasmania. This is a different place. You’ll encounter the raw, the untouched, the untamed.

You’ll come face-to-face with the powerful, eternally, undeniably wild. As it always has been.

All it takes is a short trip. Just outside your comfort zone.

The Official Guide to Getting Lost

Field Guide

The West Coast can take as little or as much effort as you like

By any measure Queenstown is one of the wonders of the world. A historic mining town that lies in a valley between Mount Lyell and Mount Owen, featuring a distinct cratered ‘moonscape’.

Explore Queenstown

Australia’s steepest golf course. The southern hemisphere’s highest tree-covered mountain.
Rosebery is a case-study in West Coast extremities.

Explore Rosebery

The iconic port on the banks of Macquarie Harbour, nestled between the Southern Ocean and Gateway to Tasmania’s World Heritage area.

Explore Strahan

On the shores of the stunning Lake Rosebery, Tullah seems peaceful – but it’s the perfect access point for wild West Coast wilderness.

Explore Tullah

Once Tasmania’s third-largest town (and called “the Silver City”), this previously bustling town is now better known for its heritage charm.

Explore Zeehan

People think they know Tasmania, but they don't know us

People of the West

We ask what local means to them

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