Strahan attractions

Beach in Strahan

Ocean Beach

Head 6km west of Strahan's town centre to find Ocean Beach, awesome as much for its 40km length as for the strength of the surf that pounds it. This stretch of sand and sea runs uninterrupted from Trial Harbour in t…
Museum in Strahan

West Coast Reflections

The West Coast Visitor Information Centre is home to this creative and thought-provoking display on the history of the west coast. It includes a refreshingly blunt appraisal of the region’s environmental disappointm…
Lighthouse in Strahan

Cape Sorell Lighthouse

Located 12km southwest of Strahan at the harbour’s southern head, this 40m-high lighthouse dates from 1899 and is purportedly the second highest in Australia. You’ll need a boat to cross the heads, unless you can fi…
Waterfall in Strahan

Hogarth Falls

A pleasant 50-minute return walk through the rainforest to these falls follows platypus-inhabited Botanical Creek. The track starts at People’s Park, off the Esplanade opposite Risby Cove.
Beach in Strahan

West Strahan Beach

The beach next to the caravan park has a gently shelving sandy bottom that provides safe swimming. Don't be discouraged by the water colour – it's tinted with natural tannin.
Viewpoint in Strahan

Water Tower Hill

There’s a lookout over the town here, accessed by following Esk St, beside the Strahan Village booking office. It’s less than 1km from the Esplanade.