2023 WINNERQueenstownGOLDAustralia's SmallTourism Town Award

Queenstown, TAS

Queenstown, a remote West Coast town in Tasmania, offers an unforgettable experience for adventurous travellers. Once one of the richest mining towns in the world, Queenstown is now home to a vibrant arts precinct, century-old steam train, and breathtaking mountain views. Visitors can explore the town's history through murals, museums, and art galleries, while thrill-seekers discover mountain bike tracks, bouldering fields and access to many of Tasmania's unique rainforest hikes.

The town's biennial Unconformity Festival showcases all genres of artists, performers, and storytellers. While the journey to Queenstown may be challenging, it's worth the wait to experience this Tasmanian gem.