Strahan is best known for its 1,000 year-old Huon pine and myrtle trees. Explore this beautiful World Heritage Area on Tasmania’s west coast by four-wheel drive or jet boat the King River. Cruise the 50 kilometre distance of the Macquarie Harbour and along the wide Gordon River. Take the West Coast Wilderness Railway across a mountain range to Queenstown or fly in a seaplane spotting the remaining 1,000 year-old Huon pine and myrtle trees. Other activities include kayaking on the rivers and waterways, sliding down a sand dune and walking along the vast Ocean Beach or hiring a 4WD to explore the nearby forest. Visit the local craft shops specialising in Huon pine’s aromatic buttery yellow timber. Strahan is about a 4.5 hour drive from Hobart or three hours from Devonport. If you are looking for adventure and beauty than consider Strahan as your nest holiday destinations.
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