West Coast and Cradle Mountain things to do
Tasmania’s West Coast is mainly made up of isolated countryside that is known for its wilderness, wildlife and natural landscapes. It is also the gateway to Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area which includes Cradle Mountain, one of the most popular tourist attractions this state has to offer. The West Coast is made up of a number of areas including Queenstown, Corinna, Tullah, Strahan, Lake St Clair National Park and more towns. There are so many amazing things to do on the West Coast and Cradle from outdoor adventures to animal encounters plus so much more.
Our range of West Coast and Cradle Mountain National Park activities are the best way to explore this breathtaking part of the state. These experiences are perfect to enjoy with your loved one, friends, families and kids. From exciting Tasmanian Devil encounters to wilderness railway packages, you’ll find a great range of West Coast things to do! These experiences are also the perfect gift ideas if you’re looking to spoil someone for Christmas, their birthday or any other special occasion.
Places to visit on West Coast, Tasmania
There are plenty of amazing places to visit on the West Coast that are great to explore during a trip around the state or even just for the day. A RedBalloon experience is the best way to enjoy the variety of attractions, stunning wildlife and natural surroundings that make up this part of Tasmania. Discover some of the best places to go in Cradle Mountain and the West Coast below.
Cradle Mountain National Park
Cradle Mountain, situated in the Lake St Clair National Park, is located in the heart of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. There are so many amazing things to do in Cradle Mountain which is home to the famous Dove Lake, rich natural habitat, Tasmanian devils and magnificent hiking trails. It's the perfect place to visit all year round from the deep snowdrifts in winter to the crystal-clear lake in summer, discover all things nature and wilderness in this part of Tassie.
Located a 3 hour drive away from Launceston, Queenstown is the largest town on the West Coast. It is known as the gateway to the Western region of the state and home to a unique ‘moonscape’ which gives it a wild west appeal. There are plenty of fun things to do in Queenstown such as a footplate experience on the West Coast wilderness railway which takes you from the town to Dubbil Barril.
What are the top things to do in Cradle Mountain?
There are plenty of amazing West Coast attractions and activities worth ticking off your must-do list. You’ll discover a variety of amazing experiences on RedBalloon perfect for exploring this region. Listed below are some of the best Cradle Mountain activities.
- Tasmanian Devil encounter
- Joey encounter at Cradle Sanctuary
- Hike in Cradle Mountain National Park
There are plenty of amazing West Coast attractions and experiences on offer at RedBalloon! Don’t know which one to pick? Don’t worry, you can always choose a gift voucher and decide later. A gift voucher can be used to purchase any experience within Tasmania. Find out more about our gift vouchers.
Now that you’ve got your West Coast and Cradle Mountain experiences booked in, why not explore the rest of Tasmania and experience everything this state has to offer. Discover a wide range of new and exciting things to do in Hobart, Launceston, East Coast, Bruny Island plus more areas in the Tasmania.