In addition to the well known iconic tourist attractions of Strahan there are lots of things to see and do on your way here.
If you are travelling in from the East/South (Hobart) take the Lyell Highway:
See picturesque New Norfolk
Stretch your legs at Historic Hamilton
Derwent Bridge marks the halfway point and is home of The Wall (book online and highly recommended)
From here travel down Mt Arrowsmith and enjoy breath taking scenery and some short walks including Franklin River Nature Trail, Donaghys Lookout and Nelson Falls Nature Trail
Spot Frenchman’s Cap in the distance before arriving at the simply stunning Lake Burbury.
Onto Queenstown and enjoy Horestail Falls and Iron Blow Lookout.
Left at the marker to Strahan and you will arrive in approximately 45 minutes
Turn left at the bottom of the hill keeping the harbour to your right. Follow the road around until you arrive at Grinning Street, turn left and then left again onto Harrison Street.
If you are travelling in from the North/West (Launceston, Devonport, burnie, Cradle Mountain) Take the Murchison Highway:
Enjoy beautiful and ever changing scenery as you pass through green rolling hills as you leave Burnie and Ridgley and onto the stunning mountains at Tullah and Roseberry
Enjoy Mcintosh Dam at Tullah, the expansive Lake Roseberry and Stitt Falls as you pass through Roseberry.
Montezuma Falls as you leave Roseberry is a spectacular and enjoyable walk though allow 3 hours return
At the T junction head towards Zeehan turning left onto Henty Road and you should arrive in Strahan in approximately 30 minutes
Once in town go straight through the roundabout passing the caravan park and school. The harbour will be on your right as you pass the Customs House building, Sawmill and Cruise boat departure areas. Keep the harbour on your right until Grinning Street, turn left and left again into Harrison Street.
For more information on any of the walks please visit West Coast Tourism website