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Many Fantastic things to see and do. Scroll on for information and make bookings.

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48 Orr st Queenstown
0467 267 853
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Fun and Adventures  

  • Drive deep into mysterious Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) to Mt McCall. Serious 4x4 adventures.

  • Exhilarating 4x4 onto Mt Owen for the best views imaginable and catch an epic sunset.

  • Family fun experiences with 4x4 seeking Lost Mines and mineral riches.​​

  • Nature based adventure activities transport and logistic solutions.

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The Paragon Theatre Queenstown Tasmania
  • Enjoy a self paced tour of this still functioning Art Deco wonder. Tours and screenings operate daily.

  • After the day's adventure, relax at The Paragon Theatre bar and take in a show.

  • Screening from 4pm daily - Pre dinner feature 'FRANKLIN' begins at 5pm

Queenstown Tasmania | The Paragon Theatre
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King River Rafting

King River Rafting

  • Raft & Steam : An exciting half day rafting with a return journey on the West Coast Wilderness Railway.

  • King for the day : Take a full day and raft all of the mighty King River.

  • Gorge Explorer : Enjoy a serene paddle upstream on the tranquil upper King.

Queenstown Tasmania River rafting
King River
Water by Nature Tasmania Franklin River complete experience

The Franklin River

**One of the top ten things to do** (Lonely Planet)

**World Heritage Wilderness of the Highest order** (UNESCO)

  • Experience total wilderness immersion on a journey of a lifetime down the Franklin River.

  • Take to the river with professional guides for an experience described as Life Changing.

Franklin River | Rock Island Bend
Queenstown Tasmania | Soggy Brolly art studio
Queenstown Tasmania's premium Art space

  Professionally displayed local art. Enjoy a self paced walk through of this wonderful gallery/studio  

Your Walk Guide to Climb Mt Owen

Climbing Mt Owen is one of the greatest day walks anywhere. Here is a quick guide on how to safely have the most memorable time.

Tip : Don't walk up the shuttle road. It's long, there are bike shuttles, technicians and other vehicles associated with the various communications assets using it.

  • 1. Get Here. The first step is easy. Make your way to Queenstown by driving yourself (see our driving tips on this site), minibus charter or an exclusive VIP service [click here to learn more].  If flying is more your style, fly into Strahan or Queenstown and the shuttle service can meet you at either airport. [click here to learn more]

Strahan airport ground transport
  • 2. Eat & Sleep. Queenstown has many accommodation and dining options. Find the best ones on this site. Check out The Paragon theatre for some after dinner entertainment.

Mt Lyell Anchorage Queenstown Tasmania
  •  3. Begin your ascent. There's two ways to approach this. You can set off from the well signposted 'Horsetail falls walk' at Karlson's Gap. When you get to the end of the 600m boardwalk continue on and follow the track to the top of the falls, then follow the track up the ridge all the way to the plateau. Or - you can get the 4x4 shuttle from The Paragon to the Mt Owen spur 850m up leaving you the last 300m to climb.

Horsetail falls
Queenstown Tasmania | Mt Owen 4x4 shuttle
  • 4. Now that you're up there. Be sure to check out the high cave just under the plateau. There is a chute at the rear that leads to the top. Once you're on the plateau, look to the west for 'Don't knock the rock', one of the many interesting conglomerate rock formations. As you stroll along the plateau you will see Berry's Tarn just below to the east. At the Southern end of the plateau walk you will come to the summit trig' point.

Queenstown Tasmania | Mt Owen high cave
Queenstown Tasmania | Mt Owen Don't knock the rock
Queenstown Tasmania | Tarn on Mt Owen
  • 5. Timing is everything. Make a glorious descent bathed in the golden light of the sunset over the Southern Ocean and catch the shuttle pick up on the Owen spur.

Queenstown Tasmania | Summit, Snow and Sunset
Queenstown Tasmania | Mt Owen shuttle sunset
Mt Owen Walk
Rack and Pinion steam railway
  • If you are looking for something a little less active but every bit as exciting, ride the Wilderness Railway with original ABT Steam loco's

Queenstown Tasmania Steam powered heritage
Railway
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