WEST COAST WILDERNESS RAILWAY

Awards & Reviews

The West Coast wilderness Railway is one of Tasmania’s best-loved experiences. 

Our awards include:

2017 Tasmanian Tourism Awards - Winner Best Attraction

Winner: Best Tourist Attraction – 2017

Finalist: Best Tourist Attraction – 2015, 2016

Winner: Best Attraction – 2015, 2016, 2017

TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence

The West Coast Wilderness Railway and Tracks Café have each been awarded TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Engineering Heritage International Marker

Engineering Heritage International Marker

The construction of the WCWR is an extraordinary engineering achievement which has been recognised with the presentation of an Engineering Heritage International Marker under the Engineering Heritage Recognition Program of Engineers Australia. This is one of just a handful of such markers in Australia, and it aligns the WCWR with landmarks of international significance, including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Snowy Mountains Scheme.

GETTING HERE

FROM:
FROM:
HOBART
LAUNCESTON
DEVONPORT
CRADLE MT

Cradle Mountain to Queenstown

110km | 1hr 30 mins

(Queenstown to Strahan 41km | 45 mins)

Devonport to Queenstown

181km | 2hrs 35 mins

(Queenstown to Strahan 41km | 45 mins)

Hobart to Queenstown

260km | 3hrs 40 mins

(Queenstown to Strahan 41km | 45 mins)

Launceston to Queenstown

296km | 3hrs 30 mins

(Queenstown to Strahan 41km | 45 mins)

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