Confused by the mass of accommodation listed on the web, guests often ask for our personal recommendations.
This doesn’t pretend to be a comprehensive list, just a few places where we’ve enjoyed staying.
They are in no particular order.
- Hosted Accommodation Australia, Tasmanian members - information and contact details for a collection of Tasmania's best B & B's.
- Welcoming heritage accommodation in a quiet cul de sac only 15 minutes from the Hobart CBD.
- In central Launceston choose from a collection of beautifully restored historic workers cottages.
- On a working farm near Hamilton.
- Enjoy a comfortable stay with great food at an eco retreat in the Great Western Tiers. Guided walks a specialty.
- At Stanley on the north coast stay at a comfortable inn with amazing sea views.
- Relax, explore and experience nature in the Huon Valley.
- Revel in year round comfort with views to die for above the surf at Four Mile Creek.
- An art deco masterpiece overlooking Eaglehawk Neck, Pirates Bay and the tessellated pavement.
- Enjoy the good life and possibly spot a platypus on 40 secluded acres within easy reach of Bridport Beach.
- Meet the local wildlife every evening from your base in a cozy wilderness cabin near Loongana.
- Wilderness luxury 250 metres out at the end of an old Hydro flume. Fabulous, unique and great fun.
- Secluded accommodation only 15 minutes from Hobart CBD in a superbly restored stone homestead and outbuildings.
- Revel in Federation era opulence and comfort in the grand house built for Queenstown’s mine manager.
- Established in 1876, this great country pub offers comfy beds, good food and is part of Tassie’s Brew Trail.
While we still have lots more Tasmanian exploration ahead of us, here are some of our favourite discoveries to date.
- Experience the wilderness by walking in one of Tasmania's 17 National Parks
- Try your hand at trout fishing with an experienced guide
- Explore the Tamar River (Launceston) in comfort from a modern cruise boat
- Walk among the tree tops at Tahune
- See Tassie wildlife at Bonorong; with its strong conservation emphasis it's also Hobart's nearest fauna park
- Meet our Tassie devils and learn about research into this unique species
- Learn about our special monotremes (platypus and echidna) at Platypus House
- Find out what it was really like if to be a convict incarcerated at Port Arthur
- "Turn the key of time" at Granny Rhodes Cottage where every day history comes alive
- Cruise beside Bruny Island's rugged sea cliffs for a close up view of pelagic birds, seals, dolphins and sometimes whales
- Fly into the South West World Heritage area for a never to be forgotten experience
- Stroll amongst 9.5 hectares of beautiful native gardens alive with birds
- Sample and buy award winning Tasmanian cheeses
- Indulge in a delicious breakfast and stock up on Tasmania's best chocolates
- Cater for all your raspberry cravings
- Visit a historic National Trust property to gain an understanding of Tasmania's past
- Follow our four wine routes. Try then buy some of Tasmania's great cool climate wines
- Interested in great design? Don't miss Design Centre Tasmania
- Catch the Maria Island ferry to a special place that's a world away
- Be challenged at MONA - definitely a museum with a difference
- Step back in time as you learn about the history of the harsh Central Highlands region at this amazing carved wall
- Take one of Australia’s great railway journeys from Queenstown into the mountains and rainforests of the West Coast
Time poor? Let Susie de Carteret from Tasmanian Odyssey plan your visit and book your accommodation.