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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 5.5K from Princess River

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 14.0K from Princess River

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 14.0K from Princess River

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 pre-1960's movies from 6-30pm or perhaps a movie and decadent dessert from 8pm after dining elsewhere. Don't forget our famous Whiskey 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 history and 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,
Paragon Theatre
Queenstown, TAS, 7467

Located 14.1K from Princess River

Donaghys Lookout

This easy three kilometre walk takes you to a lookout with stunning views into Tasmania's western wilderness.
The walk climbs a small hill at an easy grade to a sheltered viewpoint with magnificent views of the Franklin and Collingwood Rivers and mountains like soaring Frenchmans Cap.
Look for the sign to this 40-minute return walk on the Lyell Highway between the Franklin and Collingwood Rivers, around 45 kilometres from Queenstown.

Off Lyell Highway
Derwent Bridge, TAS, 7140

Located 20.9K from Princess River

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