My Pick of Best Glamping Spots in Tasmania
Are you ready for a new adventure? Well, I’ve got just the spot for you. Picture this – tranquil mornings spent in luxury amidst picturesque landscapes, evenings by a crackling fire, all in the heart of nature. Yes, I’m talking about Glamping, but not just anywhere. We’re heading to the awe-inspiring island state of Tasmania. Now, there’s a place to write home about!
Tassie is a glamping paradise tucked away at the edge of the world. This charming island is a cornucopia of natural wonders that will keep even the most adventurous traveller on their toes. From the crystal-clear waters of Wineglass Bay, the tranquil beaches that stretch endlessly along the East Coast, to the rugged mountain ranges that dominate the skyline in the West. And let’s not forget the ancient, untouched wilderness that covers most of the island, giving you that real “away from it all” feeling.
So, grab your gear and let’s set off on an unforgettable journey. Get ready to explore the natural beauty of Tasmania through the ultimate glamping experience. Whether you’re a seasoned glamper or a newbie, I promise, Tassie’s going to win your heart. Now, let’s dive into the world of luxury tents, cosy cabins, and breathtaking vistas that Tasmania has to offer. No worries, this won’t be your typical camping adventure!
From Waterfront Cabins to Mountain Huts: Tasmania's Top Glamping Accommodation
1. Wingtons Glamping
Wingtons Glamping offers an immersion into luxurious outdoor living, reminiscent of the grandeur of the 1930s Grand Tour. Guests are treated to splendid accommodations, featuring lavish queen-size beds with fine cotton linen and a cozy, crackling fire. The decor, including vintage steamer trunks and Persian-style carpets, evokes a bygone era of glamorous camping. Guests can unwind in their private dining areas or by their fire pits, reflecting on their journeys through the Tamar wine route and anticipating the next day’s exploration of Tasmania’s unique wilderness, with its pristine beaches and stunning forests. Nathaniel Wicks extends a warm welcome to all visitors to Wingtons Glamping.
2. Bay of Fires Bush Retreat
The Bay of Fires Bush Retreat is a place where the essence of beach living, complete with sandy feet and salty hair, is not just welcomed but preferred. It provides relaxed and stylish communal accommodation, serving as a delightful resting place for guests. Located just a few minutes’ drive from the breathtaking Bay of Fires, it acts as an ideal base for exploring the iconic beauty of the area.
3. Aquila Glamping
Aquila Glamping is located in the Coal River Valley, a distinguished wine region in Tasmania. The twenty-hectare property overlooks the quaint, historic town of Richmond, offering sweeping views over vineyards and towards the stunning kunanyi/Mt Wellington in Hobart. Aquila Glamping offers guests the opportunity to unwind and refresh in one of three luxurious eco-pods or a spacious glamping tent, without compromising the comforts of urban living. Each accommodation option is set amidst ample space and privacy, allowing guests to savor a distinctive rural getaway, enveloped in the secluded beauty of the farm and bushland, amidst the rich natural splendor of Tasmania.
4. Numie - Freycinet Peninsula - Glamping
Numie provides a unique and immersive experience, set within 91 acres of untouched Tasmanian bushland, featuring panoramic views of the iconic hazards across Pelican Bay. Each bell tent is designed with intention and simplicity, offering just what is needed and encouraging guests to slow down and appreciate the unrefined, rugged charm of the Freycinet Peninsula. It serves as an off-grid base for guests to explore and experience the untamed wilderness of the Freycinet Peninsula, allowing them to connect with the raw beauty of Tasmania.
5. Scamander Sanctuary Holiday Park
Scamander Sanctuary provides serene, family-friendly camping adjacent to the stunning natural landscapes of Tasmania’s East Coast. Situated in Scamander, it is nestled next to Steele Beach and the picturesque Sanctuary nature reserve. Scamander Sanctuary Holiday Park is more than a typical caravan park, offering guests the choice of enjoying “glamping,” a luxurious camping experience, in permanent, self-contained cabin-style safari tents, allowing guests to be immersed in nature with the comforts of home.
6. Truffle Lodge Glamping
Truffle Lodge presents a distinctive Tasmanian rural experience, characterized by the tranquil serenity of the countryside, majestic river gums, and the gentle hum of the flowing Derwent River. Guests can enjoy luxurious tents situated along the pristine riverbanks, featuring king beds and unique water-tank bathrooms with wooden baths. The lodge is a habitat for local wildlife such as wombats, echidnas, platypuses, wallabies, and possums. The experience is complemented by cozy wood fires, comforting cuisine, and genuine rural hospitality, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the peaceful ambiance of the area.
7. Glamping 148 Tasmania
Glamping 148° Tasmania provides unparalleled lodging, featuring six exquisite glamping tents, each in their private haven. The location is remarkable, surrounded by stunning natural landscapes and offers a variety of activities including hiking, fishing, beachcombing, and wildlife spotting, catering to diverse preferences. This ensures that guests have a truly memorable escape, immersed in the beauty and tranquility of the surroundings.
8. The Cove Tasmania
The Cove Tasmania, situated along the breathtaking Tasmanian coastline, offers a variety of accommodations including Hillside hard top glamping, Cheviot A frames, Villa Two Five Six, and Cliffside Chalets, all designed to provide warmth and comfort. Whether guests are seeking a romantic retreat, a tranquil vacation, or a short weekend respite, The Cove Tasmania caters to all needs. Each room is equipped with premium bedding and offers stunning views of the coastline, promising a breathtaking and unforgettable experience for everyone.
9. Domescapes in the Vines
Domescapes in the Vines offers an immersive vineyard getaway, nestled among the vines, combining home comforts with breathtaking panoramic views of the ever-evolving landscape. There are three distinctive Domes available: the Pinot, the Sauvignon, and the Amarone. Each Dome is a cozy, fully insulated 28m2 geodesic structure situated in a rustic vineyard setting, with eclectic decor that harmoniously complements the surrounding environment.
Ta from Tassie
So there you have it! That’s the Tassie glamping experience in a nutshell. From waterfront cabins to cosy mountain huts, Tasmania offers a unique blend of untouched wilderness, luxury, and adventure. It’s a place where nature meets comfort and creates memories that’ll last a lifetime. Don’t just take our word for it, though. Hop in your ute, grab your swag, and head down to Tasmania for an unforgettable glamping getaway. Until then, ta from Tassie!