Strahan may be a small town, but we are lucky with our services and facilities. Some helpful information may include:
Telstra and Optus are the only mobile services with coverage in Strahan.
Strahan Nursing Centre
Strahan is provided with a nursing centre, Phone 6472 6300. There is a local doctor in attendance 9.00 am-1.00 pm and 2.00 pm-5.00 pm Monday to Friday, excluding Wednesday.
Strahan Visitors Centre
Located on the Esplanade and open 7 days from 12.00am to 6.00 pm; longer in the summer months (seasonal variations to hours apply).
Holy Trinity Anglican Church- Sunday at 2.00 pm; contact 6471 7273; the church is located in Harvey St, just down from Castaway Holiday Apartments on the opposite side of the road.
Open 7 days from 7.30 am to 7.00 pm Mon-Fri, and 8.00 am to 6.00 pm Weekends. (Opening hours vary during the winter months).
Located on the corner of Harvey & Reid Streets, 150 m east of Castaway Holiday Apartments.
The supermarket has a small selection of over-the-counter pharmaceuticals available.
Open Monday to Friday 10.00 am-5.00 pm. Situated next to the Strahan IGA Supermarket, providing additional sales of Travel Needs, Gift ware, Cosmetics and a Photo Kiosk.
Strahan Post Office
Open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday, for all your postal needs and stationary. Send your postcards from this lovely old building (over 100 years old). Situated in the Old Customs House, on the Esplanade.
Phone number 6471 7171.
There is a BP Service station in town located in Reid Street.
Opening hours are from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm Mon-Fri., and 8.00 am to 6.00 pm Weekends. NB: Winter months 6.00 pm closing everyday.
Services available include:
- Unleaded petrol
- Premium petrol
- LPG gas
- Mechanic on duty Monday to Friday
- Phone number 6471 7218
RACT – Vehicle emergencies and breakdowns
Contact the RACT on 13 11 11
The following newspapers are available from the Strahan IGA Supermarket, cnr Harvey & Reid Streets:
- Tasmanian Newspapers
- The Advocate – Monday to Saturday
- The Examiner – Monday to Saturday
- The Mercury – Monday to Saturday
- The Sunday Examiner
- The Sunday Tasmanian
The Australian, Herald Sun and The Age are all available from approximately 1.00 pm each day.
There are 2 machines in town:
CBA, outside Molly’s Takeaway in West Strahan
Bendigo Bank, outside the Activity Centre on the Esplanade.
All retail outlets in town accept Eftpos however not all provide “cash out” facilities.
West Coast Hair and Beauty, situated just two minute walk from apartments. Open weekdays, 0476 609 413.
Tasmanian Police station in Strahan is in Beach Street. Phone 6471 8000, or contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 005 555. Emergencies phone 000.
Castaway Holiday Apartments
12 Harvey Street
Strahan Tasmania 7468
PH: 03 6471 7400
FAX: 03 6471 7580