Strahan Village

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The Esplanade
Strahan, TAS 7468



Named ‘Best Little Town in the World’ by the Chicago Tribune, Strahan Village is an enchanting and scenic village located in World Heritage wilderness on Tasmania’s west coast. The town is a fishing port which was brought to prominence as the home of the infamous Sarah Island Penal Settlement. Today, Strahan is recognised for its unique location, embraced by some of the world’s last remaining temperate rainforests, majestic mountains and the mighty Gordon River.


With a setting right on the waterfront, Strahan Village’s 4 to 4.5-star individual cottages and terraces take you back to a time when the wild West was inhabited by miners, piners, fisherman and their families. The village has a variety of room types, comprising of 141 accommodation rooms including the luxuriously appointed Waterfront Executive Suites, spacious Harbour View Suites set on the Hilltop and the Waterfront Cottages and Terraces with outlooks over the waterfront and rainforest.

Conference Facilities

Located on the hilltop with breathtaking floor to ceiling window views overlooking Macquarie Harbour, the Henty Room can accommodate anything from a formal board meeting to a product launch, catering for between 10 and 80 delegates.

Conference Catering

For a truly unique Strahan experience, why not enjoy a sunset dinner cruise on the Gordon River aboard the Lady Jane Franklin II, brunch at a 100-year-old train station in the remote Tasmanian wilderness or have a banquet ‘Harry Potter’ style setting on the platform at Queenstown Railway Station? You can enjoy a twilight barbecue on West Strahan Beach, or simply enjoy pre-dinner drinks on the restaurant’s balcony with the sunset over the harbour as the perfect backdrop.

Other Experiences

Your intimate guided Piners and Miners signature experience, involving up to eight delegates, takes you into rarely explored World Heritage wilderness and shares the story of two feuding Irishmen, a railway through the rainforest and the once-thriving port town of Pillinger. This is a full day journey travelling in a unique Hi-Rail vehicle via the scenic Bird River track with full interpretation of the flora and fauna and with a superb lunch of Tasmanian seafood and fine cool-climate wines, before returning to Strahan aboard the luxury cruise boat, Second Nature.

The Gordon River full-day signature experience on Tasmania’s west coast, combines a cruise on Lady Jane Franklin II with a sea kayak trip to experience the true character of a wilderness river. The cruise boat departs Strahan for the voyage across Macquarie Harbour and into the Gordon River. From Heritage Landing, the kayaks are launched for the quiet paddle upstream. Enjoy lunch on the riverbank before a lazy drift back to Heritage Landing to meet the afternoon sailing of the Lady Janes Franklin II.

Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:4 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 141
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 0

Minimum Capacity 10Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$
Maximum Capacity 250Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$
Maximum Standing 250Conference - Day package$70.00
Maximum Table Seating 150ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 250Per Room$174

ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Annabelles  60        40    24  15    72  
Henty Room  80    44    80    40  26    86.5  
Marquee on the Hilltop Lawn  250    150    250    75  50    500  

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  yes
Deb Balls and School Formals:  yes
After Parties:  yes
Underage Events:  yes
18th Birthdays:  yes
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  yes
Hens & Bucks Nights:  yes

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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