Explore the West Coast
Queenstown was once the world’s richest mining town and remains the largest settlement on Tasmania’s West Coast. Surrounded by hills and mountains, Queenstown is the perfect place to base yourself when exploring the West Coast.
Queenstown is not just a destination; it's an experience. It's a place where history, nature, and adventure coalesce to offer a truly unforgettable visit to Tasmania.
So, whether you're a nature enthusiast, a history buff, or simply a traveller in search of the extraordinary, Queenstown is a must on your Tasmania itinerary.
Plan Your Trip!
Queenstown - Unforgettable
Mountains Not Molehills!
Queenstown Tasmania is home to mountain bike trails like no other. With multiple trails to choose from, ranging from easy to extremely difficult, The Empire Hotel is the perfect place to base yourself whilst checking out what’s on offer.
Tracks are not accessible by private vehicles. These tracks are MTB only, sorry no hiking.
Visit The Galley Museum
Take a walk through this two-storey museum, with over 30 rooms dedicated to the History of the West Coast. Open seven days a week, with affordable entry fees including concession and family rates, the Galley is also a white
i-visitor information centre, a Children’s University Learning Destination, and a bike-friendly accredited business. Children receive a free activity pack.
Take The Train!
Located directly opposite The Empire Hotel is the West Coast Wilderness Railway. Step back in history and take a breathtaking train journey deep into the heritage of the Tasmanian wilderness and hear tales of resilience and triumph over rugged terrain, hardship and adversity.
An absolute must do, when visiting the West Coast
Hike The West Coast
Take a hike! Queenstown is the perfect location to stay when hiking the West Coast of Tasmania. With hikes for beginners all the way through to the most advanced tracks.
Visit Horsetail Falls, Kelly Basin, Montezuma Falls, Nelson Falls and Spion Kopf lookout.