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Lynchford: Where To Go / Sightseeing

The Paragon Theatre

The Paragon Theatre in Queenstown Tasmania was built in 1933 in true art deco style. This unique building with its stunning hand-painted floor now offers many options for your entertainment.
Join us for dinner and our own featurettes including 'Forever Wilderness' from 6-30pm or perhaps a movie from 8 pm after dining elsewhere. Don't forget our famous Whiskey and Raspberry brandy Ice-cream Choc-tops, hand made on the premises.
For a small fee, take a self-guided tour of the theatre to discover its history with proceeds going towards the continued restoration of the building.
For timings and special events throughout the year visit our website and Facebook page.
Book a tour with RoamWild Tasmania and discover Queenstown's hidden gems and if you are looking for great accommodation in Queenstown we can arrange that too, at Mt Lyell Anchorage.
Find us in the centre of Queenstown opposite the Empire Hotel with plenty of free parking next door.

McNamara Street,
The Paragon Theatre
Queenstown, TAS, 7467

Located 4.3K from Lynchford

West Coast Wilderness Railway Museum

The West Coast Wilderness Railway Museum at Queenstown Station has been fully refurbished to better reflect the history or the Railway.
Using a combination of original authentic artifacts and informative displays, the museum recognises all those who have played a part in the Railway's story, from its original construction in the 1890s as a means of getting minerals from the mines of Queenstown to the port of Strahan, to its renewal in more recent times as one of the region's major tourism attractions.
Entry to the museum is free and it is open daily, with opening hours reflecting those of the adjacent station ticketing office, gift shop and Tracks Cafe.

1 Driffield Street,
Queenstown Station
Queenstown, TAS, 7467

Located 4.8K from Lynchford

Eric Thomas Galley Museum

Housed in the original Imperial Hotel (built 1897)(,The museum has an extensive collection this collection is 98% donated and it is run by a volunteer committee and volunteers) historic West Coast photographs, more than 1,000 photographs are displayed many of which were collected by Mr Eric Thomas, who first established the museum.
There are 30 rooms of historical items including personal effects, documents, cameras, theatre projectors,house hold items, gems and minerals , military, emergency services,mining artifacts and the very varied social life all depicting aspects of West Coast heritage.
Also take the time to view an extensive Royal Family memorabilia collection from Queen Victoria to the present and watch a film about Mount Lyell and the memories of the towns people.

1-7 Driffield St. Queenstown Tas.
Queenstown, TAS, 7467

Located 4.8K from Lynchford

Lake Burbury

Lake Burbury is a popular fishing lake on the edge of Tasmania's World Heritage Wilderness Area.
At Lake Burbury, a 15-minute drive east of Queenstown, you can fish for the legendary Tasmanian wild trout with both brown and rainbow trout in abundance or just take in the natural beauty and serenity of the place.
Named after Stanley Burbury, the first Australian-born Governor of Tasmania, the 54 square-kilometre lake was man-made for hydro-electricity production in the early 1990s.
There are boat launching, picnic and barbecue facilities.

Queenstown, TAS, 7467

Located 10.7K from Lynchford

Hogarth Falls

One of Tasmania's 60 Great Short Walks, this walk starts at the top of Peoples Park in Strahan and is a gentle, meandering stroll through sweet-smelling bush to a delightful waterfall.
Local schoolchildren share their connections with the place on interpretive signs along the way.
For a pleasant, more extended walk, leave the car in the town centre and take the foreshore walking track to and from the park itself.

Peoples Park
Strahan, TAS, 7468

Located 16.1K from Lynchford

Cove Gallery and Cafe (Risby Cove)

The Cove Gallery is a contemporary art gallery located in Strahan on Tasmania's west coast. Strahan is a four-and-a-half-hour drive west of Hobart (298 kilometres) and south-west of Launceston (290 kilometres). The Gallery is part of Strahan's waterfront Risby Cove accommodation complex.
Housed within a converted, century-old sawmill workshop with the exposed-beam framework complimenting an eclectic collection of work by Tasmanian artists. Paintings, photography, jewellery, ceramics and glass and textile art are featured in the collection. Work by Tasmanian furniture designers and sculptors using rare Tasmanian timbers, such as Huon and King Billy pine, sassafras and myrtle, form a significant part of the collection. Artists whose work has been exhibited at Risby Cove include Tasmanian Aboriginal painter Mick Quilliam, local photographer Rick Eaves and sculptural furniture designer James Vaughn. Other galleries in Strahan include the Wilderness Woodworks Gallery, where visitors can watch local artisans crafting fragrant Huon Pine.

Strahan, TAS, 7468

Located 16.6K from Lynchford

The Ship That Never Was - The Movie

During the winter months (June, July and August only), Australia's longest running play moves indoors and is shown as a film of a live performance recorded in April 2014.
The film tells the dramatic and hilarious true story of the last Great Escape from Sarah Island. In 1834, the last ship built at the convict settlement in Macquarie Harbour is ready to sail to Hobart. However ten convicts shipwrights steal the ship and sail to Chile.
Great family entertainment!
The film runs for one hour and 15 minutes.
At the Risby Cove Theatrette, Strahan, at 5:30pm every day (June to August).

Risby Cove Theatrette,
57-67 The Esplanade
Strahan, TAS, 7468

Located 16.6K from Lynchford

West Coast Visitor Information and Booking Centre

Architects, writers, woodturners, gardeners and historians contributed their talents to the acclaimed exhibition West Coast Reflections at the West Coast Visitor Information and Booking Centre. The story of the people of West Coast starts 35,000 years ago with the Aborigines, and proceeds through convict times, mining and forestry. The exhibit includes rainforests, caves, oral history.
The centre also hosts Tasmania's longest running play The Ship That Never Was, based on a real event in 1834 when the last ship built at the convict settlement at Macquarie Harbour was about to sail for the new prison at Port Arthur but was hijacked by 10 convict shipwrights.

The Esplanade
Strahan, TAS, 7468

Located 16.9K from Lynchford

Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

Wilderness Woodworks Strahan is located in the Huon Pine precinct on Tasmania's west coast. This quality business is highly regarded for its huon pine turnery with the professional craftsmen producing a range of fine crafts and furniture.
Rarely do you see the passion and respect for rare timber shine through with hand finished pieces that are truly unique? This is a place where craftsmen come to work to have fun, imagination, create, giving visitors a rare opportunity to watch them at work. The gallery showroom is a must-see for any visitor.

12 Esplanade
Strahan, TAS, 7468

Located 17.3K from Lynchford

Lynchford: Travel Tips

West Coast Visitor Information and Booking Centre

The West Coast Visitor Information and Booking Centre is located in the picturesque township of Strahan on Tasmania's wild West Coast.
From Strahan you can cruise the majestic Gordon River, take a scenic flight, kayak or walk to Hogarth Falls. In the evening view live theatre, "The Ship That Never Was", the story of Sarah Island. Enjoy a train journey on Tasmania's West Coast Wilderness Railway.
Queenstown is renowned for it's mining landscape. Take an underground or surface tour of a working mine. Tour Lake Margaret, visit the Galley Museum, the Historic Gravel Football Oval and Spion Kopf Lookout.
Zeehan's mining history can be viewed at the West Coast Heritage Museum. Take a tour of the Gaiety Theatre or walk through the Spray Tunnel, four kilometres from town.
Rosebery is home to Tasmania's highest waterfall, Montezuma Falls. Take a tour to the ancient Huon Pine at Mt Read.
Tullah is situated beneath Mt Farrell and surrounded by Lake Rosebery. Close by are the Murchison and Mackintosh Dams.
The West Coast of Tasmania has something to offer everyone. Call in and see the friendly staff for all your West Coast and state-wide travel information and bookings.

Strahan, TAS, 7468

Located 16.9K from Lynchford

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