9 Unique Stays in North West Tasmania


Picture waking up in a stunning, heritage-listed homestead, surrounded by nothing but nature. Or, perched on a rugged coastline in a contemporary architectural masterpiece.  Further still, perhaps surrounded by plains of farmland, enjoying the complete privacy that comes with a true Tasmanian farm stay… That is, until you realise a cheeky cow peering through the window.

Here are ‘9 Unique Stays in North West Tasmania’ that will be more than just a place to rest your head.

1.Have a Tasmanian farm experience, with a touch of luxury, at Aquila Barn, Table Cape.

This award-winning accommodation is set high on the plateau fields of Table Cape, one of North West Tasmania’s most picturesque areas. However, this isn’t your typical farm stay. Aquila Barn oozes minimalistic and sophisticated design and boasts a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen, a luxurious bathroom and open plan living. However, it still offers rustic touches like a hay loft mezzanine and fields of Angus cattle to help you feel in touch with your agrarian roots.

Aquila Barn is close to many tourist attractions like Boat Harbour, Table Cape Lighthouse and so much more.

2. Take in the magical gardens surrounding Boscobel of Tasmania, boutique accommodation in Ulverstone.

A beautiful Georgian style manor where history meets modern luxury, Boscobel of Tasmania is the perfect accommodation for a romantic getaway. There will be plenty of spots to relax with a cuppa and enjoy that book you’ve been meaning to get to – like the stunning limestone conservatory, surrounded by blooming gardens. You also will be served a delicious, complimentary breakfast full of organic, local produce in the grand dining room every morning.

3. Experience architectural excellence at The Winged House, in Table Cape.

Pull up in style to this proudly contemporary, fully-serviced luxury accommodation at The Winged House. Perched along the Table Cape coastline, overlooking stunning views of Bass Strait, this architecturally designed paradise will have you in awe. Enjoy two en suite bedrooms (including a Japanese bathtub), a gourmet kitchen and 180-degree coastal views. Situated on a 2.3 hectare property, you will have endless privacy, too.

Here, you’re in the perfect position to explore, being 10 minutes from the historical Table Cape Lighthouse or the quiet beach town of Boat Harbour.

4. Stay in an upcycled shipping container, at the Coastal Pods, in Wynyard.

Offering a unique take on self-contained accommodation, the Coastal Pods is an experience like no other. And when we say ‘upcycled shipping container’ we don’t mean you’ll be roughing it in any shape or form. You’ll be staying in an architecturally designed pod that has been lovingly constructed and styled to provide maximum comfort, whilst still retaining the quintessential details of a shipping container.

5. Let nature be the hero at Corinna Wilderness Experience, in Corinna.

Nestled in the heart of the Tarkine is one of Tasmania’s most untamed wilderness experiences. Explore wild rivers and ancient bushland in a World Heritage Listed Area – a part of North West Tasmania that’s sure to please the nature lovers out there. The retreats at Corinna Wilderness Experience will make the perfect base to rest your head in-between adventure activities. Choose from Two Bedroom Family Eco Retreat with balconies, overlooking the Tarkine rainforest, or The Old Pub cottage, which sleeps up to 8 people and comes equipped with a kitchen and lounge area.

6. Go off the grid in-style at the Compass Hut, in Forth.

Compass Hut is a small, self-contained tiny house that has been designed to enrich your experience and encourage you to switch off from the outside world. This off-grid Tiny House invites you to reconnect with nature and each other, through the intrinsic design details, as well the glorious surrounding gardens and untouched nature. Better yet, this Tiny House has minimal impact on the environment, is fully licenced, and is positioned on a certified organic farm.

 

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8. Glamp under the stars at About Van Diemen Glamp Co, in Heybridge.

You don’t always have to rough it to embrace Tasmania’s glorious nature. At Van Diemen Glamp Co, you will not only be staying in a 5-star bell tent with all your required amenities, the team at Van Diemen Glamp Co can also customise your glamping experience offering anything from a pop-up cinema to vintage record player. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the wilderness while overlooking a stunning river.

9. Experience poignant history fit for a captain, at the Ship Inn, Stanley.

This Ship Inn Stanley boasts so much coastal charm and has been perfectly styled for you to relax and unwind. And FYI, Stanley is a fantastic coastal town and treasure trove to sample some of Tassie’s finest produce. This charismatic little cottage is an unforgettable setting for a short getaway.

 

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In North West Tasmania, you can take your pick of unique accommodation options. Say goodbye to boring hotel suites and stay in places steeped with history, surrounded by farmland, or nestled in the heart of the rugged wild. From eco-friendly tiny houses to glamping tents. Or, historical homesteads to contemporary architectural gems – the North West of Tasmania is equipped with everything you need for a memorable holiday.

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