Accommodation in Zeehan
Heemskirk Motor Hotel
The Zeehan Heemskirk Hotel located at 25 Main Street, offers 3.5 star accommodation with motel style rooms and two bedroom self-contained apartments suitable for families or small groups.
To book or make an enquiry telephone: (03) 6471 6107 or email them.
Zeehan Treaure Island Caravan Park
The Zeehan Treasure Island Caravan Park located at Hurst Street, choose from deluxe cabins, on-site caravans, or bring your own caravan.
To book or make an enquiry telephone: 6471 6633 or email them.
Hotel Cecil and Old Miners Cottages
The Hotel Cecil and Old Miners Cottages located at 99-105 Main Street, offers four self-contained holiday cottages, and pub style rooms.
To book or make an enquiry telephone: (03) 6471 6259.
Dining in Zeehan
1. Heemskirk Hotel - Located at 25 Main Street. For reservations telephone: (03) 6471 6107.
2. Cecil Hotel - For reservations telephone: (03) 6471 6259.
3. Crib Hut - Located at 79 Main Street.
4. Carols on Main Coffee Shop - Located at 110 Main Street.
5. Pitstop Café - Located at 134 Main Street.
6. Zeehan RSL (Meals every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) – Located at 141 Main Street. For reservations contact: (03) 6471 6159.
Attractions on the West Coast
Bonnet Island is home to a thriving colony of little penguins and short-tailed shearwaters. These amazing birds spend their days fishing at sea in all conditions, returning each evening at dusk, to their burrows on the island. Observing this phenomenon from close quarters is at the heart of The Bonnet Island Experience - a memorable and intimate encounter. The Bonnet Island Experience departs from Strahan.
Pieman River Cruises Your (Arcadia II)
Pieman River Cruises (Arcadia II) operates within the Tarkine on the majestic Pieman River in Tasmania's west. Cruises on this magnificent river run daily. The return trip between Corinna and Pieman Heads takes four hours and provides guests with a breathtaking river, rainforest and coastal experience. Cruise allows time for guests to walk to the wild southern ocean at Pieman Heads - scene of many shipwrecks when Corinna was a thriving town in the late 1800's.
World Heritage Cruise
World Heritage Cruises is located in Strahan. They take you by catamaran into the world's last great temperate rainforest, deep into the World Heritage Area. On board the 35 metre catamaran 'Eagle', passengers enjoy the natural and historic features of Macquarie Harbour, including Hells Gates, an array of aquaculture farms, a Sarah Island penal settlement guided tour and two hours of cruising the Gordon River where you disembark to explore the rainforest and see a Huon pine tree that was a mere seedling 2,000 years ago. Morning Heritage Cruise departs 0900 and returns 1500 daily.
The Galley Museum located in Queenstown contains more than 900 photographs displayed in the 23 rooms of this museum. Opening Times: Winter Hours (May to September) - Monday to Friday: 0900 to 1630, Saturday and Sunday: 0900 to 1500. Summer: October to April - Monday to Friday: 0930 to 1730, Saturday and Sunday: 0900 to 1600.
West Coast Wilderness Railway
The West Coast Wilderness Railway is a unique Tasmanian Heritage and Wilderness Experience which operates original Dubs and Co. Abt steam locomotives. Hear stories of resilience, re-live the triumph and be enchanted by the rainforest, still home to the ancient Huon pine.
Montezuma Falls track begins at Williamsford, two kilometers south of Rosebery. This easy, three-hour return walk along a level track takes you to the base of the 104 metre falls through pleasant park-like rainforest of leatherwood, myrtle, sassafras and giant tree ferns.
King River Rafting
King River Rafting offers one day wilderness white water rafting through the King River Gorge and beyond. Tours operate from Tuesday through to Saturday, from October to February; visit their website for more information.
Visitor Information and Booking Centre
The Visitor Information and Booking Centre located in Strahan provides visitors with a dose of local history and specifies the experiences available for visitors who are exploring the region.