RoamWild Tasmania operate various tour activities from our base at the The Paragon Theatre.
Take a guided tour through this magnificent Art Deco theatre for a small fee. (Theatre tour included in all of our other tours).
“Lost Mines-Ancient Pines” Visit Tasmanian Special Timbers sawmill, 1880’s pioneering Gold Quartz mines and an early 1890’s underground Copper/Gold/Silver mine. All of this amongst South West world heritage forest, rich with wild growing Huon Pines, King Billy pines and all the other Tasmanian special timber species.
The “Lake Margaret Hydro Power” tour visits the 1914 commissioned Lake Margaret power station. Enter the power house to see the original machinery still at work, the wooden pipelines delivering water to the turbines and the village that is still intact. Enjoy a light morning or afternoon tea inside the village hall.
Variations and combination tours are available by arrangement.
High 4×4 adventure.
The Western range rises high above the wilderness landscape and provides you with incredible views and photographic opportunities that just have to be experienced to be believed. Marvel at the gigantic pink conglomerate rock formations and enjoy a light refreshment at the mountain plateau radio shack.
Lost mines-Ancient pines
Pining and mining pioneers.
From 1881 Pioneering Miners and Piners along Macquarie harbour forged their way into the Wilderness seeking Gold. Not just gold in the streams and rock but also the golden timber of Huon Pine, King Billy, Sassafras and all the Tasmanian special timbers species growing in the most ancient forests. See the places and hear the stories with a passionate local as your guide.
Option up to the exclusive
Mines-Pines & Railway Lines experience departing Strahan for the Lost Mines-Ancient Pines adventure then on the Nth Mt Lyell disused railway to abandoned Pillinger for charter boat return to Strahan.
From $90 to $100
Tour the Mt Lyell mine from high on the mountain where the first 1880’s discoveries were made, current surface operations including the environmental restoration works and deep in the earth where current operations are being carried out. The complete mine tour above and below ground. Australia’s only tour into a working mine.
Queenstown is a four-hour drive north-west of Hobart.
From $55 to $70
Visit the 1914 commissioned hydro power station and village. Tour the intact village and enjoy an interpretive visit to the village hall. Enter the working power station and touch the wooden pipelines that still deliver water to the turbines.
Queenstown is a four-hour drive north-west of Hobart (256 km).