The road heading north from Strahan (A10) can lead you direct to Burnie on the northern coastline, or you can head to Devonport.
Zeehan – is inland from Strahan heading north and was once a mining boom town where they found gold, silver, lead and tin, and the small town’s architecture reflects those times. Take a look at the West Coast Memorial Pioneer’s Museum to gain an understanding of the mining era, how the town almost became a ghost town, and how it has revived through Tourism.
Cradle Mountain St Clair National Park – is one of the most popular destinations in Tasmania due to its amazing landscape. Between 150,000 and 20,000 years ago, a moving ice cap scraped over the landscape creating the bigger and smaller lakes in the process. This is alpine wilderness at its most spectacular, and today the wilderness treks enable people to experience it. The northern end of the Park is at Cradle Valley, while the southern end is next to Lake St Clair.
Wilmot – is a tiny town on the road to Devonport, and was the home of the first G.J Coles store (the father of the Coles Supermarkets). The store burnt down in January 2014. Wilmot is also home to Wilmot Hills wines, and calls itself “The valley of views” due to its picturesque country farmland views.
Sheffield – is a town with 50 life size beautifully painted murals lining its streets. It is also the home of arts and crafts stores
Railton – is the home of 100 Topiary animals and fun objects, with a Hops garden and the Seven Sheds Brewery. The original Lime quarry supplied the Goliath brand of cement to customers across Australia, with one of its claims to fame being that it supplied the cement used in building Sydney Harbour Bridge.
DEVONPORT – is the port city where the Spirit of Tasmania berths from Melbourne. Some of the things to see are: