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Mt Owen MTB

West Coast Ride MTB
Moonscape MTB Hire
48 Orr st Queenstown
0467 267 853
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Join us on a journey through Queenstown's rich history and modern evolution. Led by passionate locals, we'll unlock doors to exclusive experiences and hidden gems, sharing the natural beauty and grandeur of this unique town. Hear the backstories of the Mine Manager and Queenstown's First Lady. Gain exclusive access to the Mt Lyell Mine General Office and the Penghana House ballroom. This 1.5 hr minibus tour is a must-do for anyone interested in Queenstown's wild frontier sites and story.

Departs The Paragon Theatre business days by appointment.


Wild Queenstown
  • 4x4 adventures into Tasmania's Western Wilderness.

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

  • Family fun experiences 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

Raft the Franklin 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 Rafting 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  

Galley museum Queenstown Tasmania
Queenstown Tasmania Museum

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 and follow the walkway 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 uplift shuttle from The Paragon to the Mt Owen spur 850m up leaving you the last 300m to climb.

Horsetail falls Mt Owen Tasmania
Mt Owen Queenstown Tasmania
  • 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.

The High Cave. Mt Owen Tasmania.
Don't knock the rock. Mt Owen Tasmania
Berrys Tarn Mt Owen Tasmania
  • 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.

Foot prints in snow on Mt Owen, Queenstown Tasmania
Queenstown Tasmania | Mt Owen shuttle sunset
Mt Owen Walk
Queenstown Tasmania Steam powered heritage
Rack and Pinion steam railway

Something a little less active but every bit as wonderful?

Ride the Wilderness Railway on original ABT Steam loco's

Lynchford Express passengers receive a Paragon Theatre tour discount voucher


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