Queenstown, Tasmania – A Mining Town

Driving down into the valley from Iron Blow Lookout sits historical the mining town of Queenstown.  Its a proud past with monuments and wall collages on the local motel.

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In these now small towns , take a look at the pubs to get an idea of how busy and prosperous they once were in their day.

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The grand lady of Queenstown, ‘Empire Hotel’ is a great place to stay for a bit of nostalgia and ‘The Paragon Theatre’.

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The Queenstown Station houses the old rack and pinion railway. Taking you on a scenic journey to Strahan.


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