PLEASE NOTE; Mt Lyell Anchorage has been undergoing renovations which have been taken much longer than expected. We are now just working on the finishing touches but are open and taking direct bookings by either phone or email. Once complete we will update our website to show the fabulous new amenities we've been working on.
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Queenstown Heritage Accommodation
Mt Lyell Anchorage, Queenstown Tasmania’s finest accommodation is a great place to relax after a long day exploring the countryside on your way to Tasmania’s Western Wilderness. Comfort and style with a homely feel. Gorgeous bespoke bathrooms, comfortable beds, a stylish mix of period and new furniture, quality inclusions, well stocked kitchens, kitchen garden and a friendly host available to assist in making your time in Queenstown pleasant and memorable.
Situated in the centre of the township, close to The Paragon Theatre, RoamWild Tasmania tour company, West Coast Wilderness Railway, Galley Museum, cafes, hotels, supermarkets, and all town facilities.
West Coast Tasmania
Driving around Tasmania can take much longer than you might think. There is so much to tempt you to stop along the way but be aware that our roads can be long and winding through stunning mountainous terrain. Check out this MAP for actual driving times between towns and please remember to watch out for native animals on the roads, especially at night.
It's the little things that make your stay at Mt Lyell Anchorage so comfortable. Like large walk-in showers, heated towel rails, bathrobes, quiet panel heating, well equipped kitchens and free Wifi to keep in touch with friends and family. The main house "Anchorage" has 4 rooms, each with a private bathroom suitable for adults only. For families, our self-contained cottages provide everything you need. If you are travelling alone please contact us for single rates.
Anchorage Main House Accommodation
Anchorage Cottage Accommodation
This huge room at the front of the house has a lovely bay window with comfortable seating and a Queen Bed plus King Single bed providing accommodation for up to 3 guests. 32″ flat screen TV. A large luxurious bespoke en-suite bathroom with a walk-in double shower and large deep bath, features local Huon Pine timber. Go ahead and spoil yourself! Not suitable for children under 14.
This large room at the front of the house has a Queen Bed, antique furniture and a 32″ Flat screen TV. The luxurious bespoke en-suite shower room features the local Sassafras timber and a large walk-in double shower. Sleeps up to 2 adults.
King Billy Room
This medium sized room in the centre of the house has a Queen Bed, antique chaise lounge and lovely bespoke en-suite shower room with double shower, featuring local King Billy timber. 32″ Flat screen TV and antique dressing table providing comfortable accommodation for up to 2 adults.
This fully self-contained cottage has 2 bedrooms with 1 Queen Bed and 2 King Single beds sleeping up to 4 guests. The living area has a kitchenette with limited cooking facilities and comfortable seating. 30 inch Flat Screen TV. Good sized bespoke bathroom with large walk-in shower. Perfect for small groups or families. Children welcome.
We supply generous complimentary breakfast provisions for our guests who choose to book direct, to prepare at their leisure.
Guests are welcome to forage for seasonal herbs and vegetables in the kitchen garden.
Free Wifi is available to all guests. Password is available on check-in.
Limited off-street undercover parking and plenty of on-street parking available free to all guests.
Free laundry facilities available to all guests. Washing machine, dryer, drying racks & washing powder supplied.
We have put together some driving tips and information that you may find useful when planning your trip around Tasmania or to print and carry with you. Click here
Mt Lyell Anchorage
Anchorage Entrance Hallway
"Anchorage" Communal Kitchen
"Anchorage" Lounge/Dining Room
Huon Room Ensuite
Sassafras Room Ensuite
King Billy Room
King Billy Room Ensuite
King Billy Room Ensuite
Blackwood Room Private Bathroom
Waratah Cottage Bedroom 1
Waratah Cottage Bedroom 2
Waratah Cottage Bathroom
Tea Tree Bungalow Kitchen/dining
Tea Tree Bungalow sitting room
Tea Tree Bungalow Bedroom 1
Tea Tree Bungalow Bedroom 2
Tea Tree Bungalow twin showers
Queenstown and West Coast Tasmania Tours and Attractions
Queenstown's beautiful Art Deco theatre is not to be missed. Having changed hands in July 2017, the new owners are bringing this amazing building back to life.
Tours daily. > MORE INFO
Explore the best Western Tasmania has to offer with a local. With exclusive access to stunning locations of historical significance these small number tours will be a highlight of your visit.
King River Rafting
For those who like a bit of excitement and don't mind getting wet, you can't go past a rafting trip down the mighty King River. A great day out with people who really know their stuff. > MORE INFO
West Coast Wilderness Railway
History that moves you! An adventure you won't forget, travelling through the beautiful rainforests behind the steam locomotives that carried tons of copper to the port of Strahan since the 1890's. > MORE INFO
Gordon River Cruises
Board the Lady Jane Franklin II to explore the magnificent Gordon River and the Tasmanian World Heritage Area in style. Cruise on the Captain’s Premier Upper Deck for an extra special cruising experience. > MORE INFO
World Heritage Cruises
This family owned company has been operating cruises on the famous Gordon River for more than 100 years. Join the 5th generation of Grinings for a fabulous day on the harbour and river. > MORE INFO
The Ship that Never Was
Performing since 1993 in Strahan, this is Australia's longest running play. Be prepared to laugh yourself silly and don't be surprised if you end up on stage. An absolute hoot of a show and must see for the whole family.
Are you planning to walk the amazing Overland Track? We can arrange private transport to and/or from the track and if you book a room at Mt Lyell Anchorage we can look after your car for free while you do the walk. Contact us on 042 842 9962 for more details. > MORE INFO
With 26 rooms showcasing an extensive collection of historical photos and artefacts from Queenstown's history, spend an hour or a day learning of the fascinating history of the area. > MORE INFO
West Coast Heritage Centre
This amazing museum houses the largest mineral collection in the world. Set aside at least half a day to explore the vast array of memorabilia on display in the 4 historic buildings and large outdoor area. Great activity for the whole family. > MORE INFO
One of Australia's most innovative cultural organisations sharing this community's unmatched sense of place with a unique creative vision.
15-17 October 2021.