Top 10 Cabin Rentals In Tasmania, Australia - Updated 2021

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Off the southern coast of Australia, some 310 mi (498 km) away from the “hipstery” buzz of Melbourne along the Bass Strait, the wildly beautiful Tasmania or “Tassie” is now on almost every traveller’s bucket list. The heart-shaped island has become a must-visit destination, attracting an increasing number of visitors all year round. It’s a natural paradise with its mountainous western side and home to the famous Cradle Mountain as well as alpine lakes, steep gorges, and wild rivers. The flatter portion that goes from Launceston down to Hobart, cutting the island on its eastern side, features rainforests, swampland, waterfalls that are just a prelude to the eastern sunny coast with its pristine beaches and wind-swept cliffs. If this isn’t enough to entice you, just know that the world-famous Australian wildlife abounds here and the infamous “Tasmanian devils.” Put your exploring boots on and check out our list of the top 10 cabin rentals in Tasmania, Australia.

1. A self-contained cabin perfect for families (from USD 62)

A 31-mi (50 km) drive south of Hobart, Talune Cabins are a perfect stay for families on vacation. Immersed in the quiet, rural surroundings of Gardners Bay by the cute Gardners creek. The cabin has two bedrooms with a double bed and triple bunks, respectively. The small living area has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining table, and a TV with a DVD player. The spacious bathroom has a bathtub and shower. Outside, beyond the cute patio, is a garden with a barbecue area. The cabin is just a short 10-minute drive from the nearest sandy beach and 3 mi (5 km) from the town of Cygnet in Huon Valley.

"Talune" Self contained cabins
Gardners Bay, TAS, AU
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

2. A super cosy cabin just opposite Bruny Island (from USD 109)

Located between Birchs Bay and Flowerpot and found on the side of unpaved Gallaghers Rd, this wooden cabin surrounded by bushland can accommodate up to four guests. The warm, wooden interiors give the cabin extra value in comfort and cosiness and the well-thought-out layout with elegant furniture and useful accessories make it all the more inviting and worth the price. The main living area has a comfortable sofa, a TV, an iPod docking station, plenty of board games and books, and a fireplace to keep you warm on cold winter nights. The spacious bathroom is equipped with a bathtub and shower as well as basic toiletries and towels.

The Cabin-Wake up to the sound of native birdlifeT
24 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin was clean and well supplied with cooking utensils tea and coffee supplies and breakfast provisions
breakfast was exceptional as well and diane was most welcoming
lovely scenery lovely cottage and lovely breakfasts
very clean and comfortable cottage
everything was clean comfortable and nicely decorated
great hosts who keep the cabin in tip top condition
dianne is fantastic and such a great host
we had a great walk down fleurty's lane to the waterfront
such a peaceful place to be loved the bush setting and the birds were singing
so quiet cosy and relaxed wonderful birds thank you
good location to discover the south coastline surrounded by trees and local wildlife
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3. A rustic cabin in the hilly countryside of Penguin (from USD 111)

Located in the small town of Penguin, this unpretentious cabin offers a few perks. Perfect for couples who don’t mind a rustic touch with wooden interiors and basic furniture. Surrounded by the hilly countryside at the foot of Dial Range, this quaint little cabin is just a short five-minute drive from Penguin Beach. It features a single, spacious room with a double bed, an expandable table, a TV, a counter with a double sink, a toaster, kettle, and a few other kitchen appliances. Visitors are advised to bring their own portable stove. The mountainous area offers miles of trails and spectacular views over the surrounding luxuriant forested land, but the biggest attractions here are the cute miniature goats that roam free amidst the orchards and pastures around.

Penguin Hideaway Farmlet & Miniature Goats
9 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable (romantic even) cottage
close to a delightful village
lisa and brad provided a warm and comforting place to stay
this charming little gem is a great place to stay
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4. A comfy cabin in North West Tasmania (from USD 76)

Perched on a hill, this comfy cabin is attached to the owner’s house but has its private entry and garden for outdoor dining. Designed to accommodate up to two people, the cabin is ideal for a couple’s retreat in the peaceful, hilly landscape of Gawler, a rural community in the North West region of Tasmania. The accommodation is not served by public transport but it’s only a 10-minute drive to the bigger centre of Ulverstone. The attentiveness of the owner is found in all sorts of gentle touches and extra gadgets added to make your stay exceptionally pleasant. Inside, you will find a rustic wood stove backed by an exposed brick wall, double-glazed and fly-screened windows, DVDs, books and board games, and a separate blue-tiled bathroom.

Eagles Rise - A Cabin In The Clouds! 1 hour from Cradle Mountain
12 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
clean comfortable accommodation in the country but not far from ulverstone and the highway
host and dog both very welcoming and friendly
the proprietor is friendly and helpful and wasreadily accessible by phone and email even when away
ideally situated in a quiet spot on top of a hill just a few minutes inland from ulverstone
a beautiful and quiet location enabled the rest and relaxation we sought
nearby towns and places of interest gave us plenty to do as we wound down
rural peace and quiet yet close to town beaches and tourist spots
what a wonderful place to finish off our tassie trip
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5. A minimalist and functional eco hut near Binalong Bay (from USD 96)

For all those who wish to live an off-the-grid experience, this eco hut comes highly recommended. The turquoise water and white sand of Binalong Bay is just a short walk away. Despite not being in complete isolation, this eco hut feels secluded because of a dense thicket that surrounds it. Equipped with solar-powered appliances, this property definitely gives off a camping vibe with a super simple but functional style. The bathroom and shower are located behind the hut. A wood stove will keep you nice and toasty on colder days. There’s no TV and no wifi here which is perfect for those who have always wanted to go on social media detox.

31 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
thoroughly enjoyed our stay the well thought out layout of the cottage made it seem roomy and comfortable
absolutely loved the experience of the eco hut expecially showering outdoors in the morning
the tiny house is absolutely beautiful clean and spacious
once we had access to the property it was lovely and clean well appointed and secluded
great quiet location in relaxed bush atmosphere
short walk to some fantastic beaches
this property is off the grid peaceful yet close to beach
it truly felt like we were out in the bush but still a short walk to the beach
the position is perfect for quiet of the bush and close to beach for walking
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6. A pet-friendly cabin near Railton (from USD 88)

Located between the forest reserves of Warrawee and Long Hill, this self-contained cabin makes it for the perfect intimate stay. Set within 6.5 acres (3 ha) of grassland and pastures, it’s not far (less than 10 minutes on foot) from the shops and services in Railton. The cabin itself is small but makes up for in charm and cosiness. It offers a fully equipped kitchen, a dining table that can seat two people, and a woodstove. Other features include a queen-sized bed, a separate bathroom with hairdryer, a DVD player, an iron, a TV, and a sofa. This cabin also has a garden and a charming wooden patio in front. The accommodation is pet-friendly, in case you wish to bring your furry friend along.

Charming Self contained Cabin @ Hilltop Cottages - FREE WIFI
11 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
our little home was very clean had everything we needed
hosts friendly and communication was excellent
really enjoyed our stay at hilltop cottages cathryn our host was very kind and communicated so well with us
it was very pet friendly so our fur baby beatrice really enjoyed her stay as well
great location quiet close to nature lovely gardens and surrounds
we needed accomm close to devonport to get on the ferry the following morning and it was perfect
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7. A rustic hut in a secluded area near Minnow River (from USD 115)

Placidly sitting on the northern bank of Minnow River, this little gem is ideal if you’re looking for a serene place to enjoy with your friends and family. Hidden amongst the bushes and far from the main road and the noises of the biggest centre in the area, the property can accommodate up to six people. In perfect Aussie’s style, there’s a barbecue grill and a campfire area. The place also comes with many DVDs and books which is perfect if you’re visiting with children. The warm texture of wood is found in two bedrooms and a living room, excluding the spacious bathroom equipped with a washing machine. The main living area features a functional kitchen, a large dining table, a sofa bed, a flat screen TV, a quaint fireplace, and two comfortable armchairs.

Minnow Cabins only peacefuly bushsetting
Lower Beulah, TAS, AU
2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

8. A compact wooden hut overlooking Hospital Bay (from USD 131)

A tiny, 30 sq metre (322 sq ft), self-contained cabin with private bathroom, the property is best for couples. Sitting on the side of Huon Highway overlooking the bay, there are in fact nine, blue-painted, wooden Port Huon Cottages that offer either a one-bedroom or two-bedroom options. All cottages come fully equipped with a kitchen, electric blankets, a TV, a stereo and an outdoor BBQ area and patio.

Port Huon Cottages - self contained 1 Bedroom
Port Huon, TAS, AU
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. A motel-style accommodation near Mount Arthur

A basic but functional motel-style accommodation welcomes guests in the green area of Lilydale. Those who are looking for an active holiday will love it here. Lilydale Falls can be reached in less than 40 minutes on foot. Mount Arthur is also close by for guests who want to go hiking. To the west, River Tamar offers many water sports opportunities with tours and rental services mainly located in the town of Launceston. The self-contained en-suite room has a bedroom, a functional kitchen, and a bathroom. The laundry room and outdoor areas are shared with other guests. Wifi is not included and guests are advised to bring their own toiletries.

Dusk2Dawn Accommodation Lilydale Northern Tasmania.
1 review
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. A beachfront cabin in the small town of Leith

Are you looking for a peaceful stay to relax and unwind? Look no further than this cosy cabin in the picturesque beach town of Leith. Overlooking the Bass Strait, this wooden hut comes furnished with all you might need, from a fully equipped kitchen and a TV to a music player and a washing machine. The bathroom is small but comfortable. The bedroom is well-lit with wide windows facing the dark blue water. This accommodation is perfect for couples, artists, or writers in search of inspiration.

Waves & Whitehorses - Beach side property
21 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
warm and friendly great cabin private lovely view very comfortable
local produce breakfast provisions were a nice touch and appreciated
extremely well presented clean proximity to the ocean
cosy clean and comfortable spot for a private and peaceful getaway
the cabin was so comfortable and clean and the provisions that where left for us were outstanding
hosts very generous with provisions
great communication with the owner she even had the lights and heater on for us when we arrived
hosts where incredibleall in all just beautiful
i could go on forever praising this property and its owners
the location was lovely and close to the beach
from the welcome note as you walk in to the way the fridge and cupboards we're stocked
paula and wayne's place is outstanding
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Enjoy Tasmania

The unparalleled beauty of Australian island tempts and entices its visitors like a succulent meal. Tasmania is best served raw, possibly in a secluded cabin with a sprinkle of cosiness and a side of adventure.

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