Strahan may be a small town, but we are lucky with our services and facilities. Some helpful information may include:
Telstra and Optus are currently the only available mobile services with coverage in Strahan.
Ochre Medical Centre
Strahan is provided with a nursing centre, Phone 6495 1617. There is a local doctor in attendance 9.00 am-5.00 pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
West Coast Visitor and Information Centre
Located on the Esplanade and open 5 days from 10.30am to 5.00 pm on weekdays only.
Holy Trinity Anglican Church- Sunday at 2.00 pm; contact 6471 7273; the church is located on Harvey St, just down from Castaway Holiday Apartments on the opposite side of the road.
Open 7 days from 7.30 am to 7.30 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 10.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday, for all your postal needs and stationary. Send your postcards from this historic 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 ATMs 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.
Tasmanian Police station in Strahan is in Beach Street. Emergencies phone 000, non-urgent phone 131444.
Castaway Holiday Apartments
12 Harvey Street
Strahan Tasmania 7468
PH: 03 6471 7400