Top 5 eco-luxury accommodations in Tasmania

Enjoy a glass of wine after a day's trek on the Overland Track | Great Walks of Australia
Enjoy a glass of wine after a day's trek on the Overland Track | Great Walks of Australia

Where would you love to wake up at: on the edge of an incredible coastline from your hilltop lodge or welcoming a mountain backdrop sunrise from your bedroom?

From luxury accommodations to stunning glamping spots, these eco-friendly retreats offer gourmet experiences in Tasmania’s most iconic landscapes, so you can best explore the many Great Walks of Tasmania without sparing on your comfort.

Best sustainable and luxury accommodations in Tasmania for walkers

 
  1. Maria Island Bush Cabin, East Coast of Tasmania 
  2. Bay of Fires Lodge, Northeast Coast of Tasmania 
  3. Cradle Huts, Overland Track, Northwest Tasmania 
  4. Friendly Beach Lodge, Freycinet National Park, East Coast of Tasmania 
  5. Bruny Island Campsite, Southeast Coast of Tasmania

Maria Island Bush Cabin

Premium wilderness stays on Maria Island, Tasmania 

Maria Island accommodation

Tucked away in beautiful forest surrounds and it's only a stone's throw away from stunning beaches! Fall asleep in eco-friendly cabin comfort, but not before savouring a gourmet dinner and watching the beach sunset with a glass of wine. 

Specially designed to have a small environmental footprint with bush showers and clean composting toilets, glamp here on the first two nights of the 4-day Maria Island Walk. 

• STAY HERE ON: The Maria Island Walk >

Bay of Fires Lodge

Award-winning comfort to your eco-experience 

Bay of Fires Lodge |  <i>Great Walks of Australia</i>

Set on a hilltop, 40 metres above the pounding sea with arresting coastal views, experience the very best of the Bay of Fires wilderness in comfort on an idyllic short escape crowned with delicious meals prepared with the freshest local produce and accompanied by fine Tasmanian wine and beer. 

In an area of great significance to the Aboriginal community, the lodge is in gentle communion with the wilderness for maximum connection to the landscape with minimum impact on the environment. Solar-powered, an open fire, large timber deck with glass pavilions, hot showers and comfortable beds add a touch of luxury at the end of each day’s activities. 

• STAY HERE ON: The Bay of Fires Lodge Walk > 

Cradle Huts, Overland Track

Private eco-hut stays on the Overland Track 

Delicious meals and wine are served each evening on the Cradle Huts walk |  <i>Great Walks of Australia</i>

Kick off your hiking shoes and put your feet up in one of five ecological and sustainable private huts nestled away in the World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park. 

A haven to retreat to at the end of the day on the Overland Track, you’ll indulge in fresh-baked afternoon tea, fine wine and hearty meals prepared fresh. Not to mention, you'll enjoy a hot shower, the joy of a potbelly heater and comfy beds. 

• STAY HERE ON: Cradle Huts Overland Track >

Friendly Beach Lodge, Freycinet National Park

'Off the grid' escape in Freycinet National Park 

Explore world-class coastal scenery by day, before retiring in award-winning eco-luxury at night. Nestled in a 130-hectare private sanctuary, the lodge is sustainably built and completely ‘off the grid’ with solar power, waterless toilets and rainwater tanks to maintain its pristine surrounds. 

Sleeping lodges contain a lounge area with a fireplace, a shared bathroom with a claw foot bath, a separate shower room and two composting toilets. 

• STAY HERE ON: The Freycinet Experience Walk >

Bruny Island Campsite

Exclusive luxury tented retreat

Bruny Island luxury camp outdoor shower

You might wake to a gentle thumping past your canvas abode by an inquisitive wallaby, or it may be the aroma of warm croissants which lures you from your king-sized luxury.

Nestled in a private 100-acre property on the edge of the South Bruny National Park is a glamping haven built completely off-the-grid. It's equipped with a solar panel, rainwater tank and a gas system for a lovely hot shower at the end of a day's walk – the outdoor shower, framed by towering eucalyptus, is a particular highlight for guests. There are also power points to recharge your phone or camera batteries as it'll be hard not to take plenty of photos!

Bruny Island (only around 50km in length) is home to some of Tasmania's most preserved landscapes and this comfortable tented retreat lets you indulge in the scenery and wildlife with minimal environmental impact.

• STAY HERE ON: Bruny Island Long Weekend >

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