Off the southern coast of Australia, some 500 km (310 mi) away from the “hipstery” buzz of Melbourne along the Bass Strait, lies the wild and beautiful Tasmania. The heart-shaped island has become a must-visit destination attracting many tourists all year round. The mountainous western side of the island is home to Tasmania’s second-biggest attraction just after its little, in-famous furry “devils”: 1,545 m-tall (5,000 ft) Cradle Mountain. Despite not being the highest peak, Cradle Mountain encompasses a wide area that offers rugged crests, alpine lakes and swathes of pastures and untamed forested land. Adventurers and even those who just aim at escaping the daily grind would call this place “Eden”. Come connect with nature and choose one of the top 10 cabin rentals near Cradle Mountain, Australia.
Located in northern Tasmania, in the small town of Penguin, the unpretentious cabin offers a few perks. Perfect for couples who don’t mind a rustic touch, wooden interiors and basic furniture, this quaint little cabin is just a short five-minute drive from Penguin Beach. It is surrounded by the hilly countryside at the foot of the Dial Range. It features a single, spacious room with a double bed, a TV, a counter with a double sink and a few other kitchen appliances and supplies. A spartan bathroom completes the picture. 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 have to be the cute miniature goats that roam free amidst the orchards and pastures around.
Penguin Hideaway Farmlet & Miniature Goats
Top guest reviewscomfortable (romantic even) cottageRead more reviewsclose to a delightful villagelisa and brad provided a warm and comforting place to staythis charming little gem is a great place to stay
Perched on a hill, this comfy cabin is attached to the owner’s house but has its private entry and garden for outdoor dining in warmer months. Designed to accommodate two people, the cabin is ideal for a couple’s retreat in the hilly landscape of Gawler, a rural community in northwest Tasmania. The accommodation isn’t served by public transport but it’s only a 10-minute drive to the bigger centre of Ulverstone, near the coast. The attentiveness of the owner is evident in the gentle touches and extra gadgets added to make your stay exceptionally pleasant: a rustic wood stove backed by an exposed brick wall, double-glazed and fly-screened windows, DVDs, books and board games, electric blankets for the colder months, and so much more.
Eagles Rise - A Cabin In The Clouds! 1 hour from Cradle Mountain
Top guest reviewsclean comfortable accommodation in the country but not far from ulverstone and the highway
Host:host and dog both very welcoming and friendlythe proprietor is friendly and helpful and wasreadily accessible by phone and email even when awayRead more reviewsideally situated in a quiet spot on top of a hill just a few minutes inland from ulverstonea beautiful and quiet location enabled the rest and relaxation we soughtnearby towns and places of interest gave us plenty to do as we wound downrural peace and quiet yet close to town beaches and tourist spotswhat a wonderful place to finish off our tassie trip
Located between Warrawee and Long Hill forest reserves, this compact, self-contained cabin makes it perfect for an intimate stay. Set within 6.5 acres (2.6 hectares) of grassland and pastures, it’s not far from the shops and services of the nearby town of Railton. The cabin itself is small but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in charm and cosiness. It offers a fully equipped kitchen, a dining table, a wood stove that the owners help to light for you upon your arrival. A queen-sized bed, a separate bathroom with hairdryer, a DVD player, an iron, a TV and a sofa are also included in the price. A charming wooden patio that faces the well-kept garden welcomes you to the property. The accommodation is pet friendly should you wish to bring your furry friend along.
Charming Self contained Cabin @ Hilltop Cottages - FREE WIFI
Top guest reviewsour little home was very clean had everything we needed
Host:hosts friendly and communication was excellentreally enjoyed our stay at hilltop cottages cathryn our host was very kind and communicated so well with usit was very pet friendly so our fur baby beatrice really enjoyed her stay as wellRead more reviewsgreat location quiet close to nature lovely gardens and surroundswe needed accomm close to devonport to get on the ferry the following morning and it was perfect
Placidly seated on the northern bank of Minnow River, this charming cabin is ideal if you look for a serene place to enjoy with your friends and family. Hidden amongst the bushes and far from the noises of Sheffield, the property can accommodate up to six people. Complete with a campfire area, an outdoor dining table and a patio, the place is perfect if you visit with children who can also enjoy the many DVDs and books made available. The warm texture of the wood is found in every room (two bedrooms and a living room), excluding the tiled 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 and a quaint fireplace.
Minnow Cabins only peacefuly bushsettingLower Beulah, TAS, AU
This functional beach cabin is perfect for a family of four who wants to enjoy the mild Tasmanian summer. With a modern, compact style and outlook, the cabin offers a bathroom, a living room and two bedrooms, one with a queen-sized bed, the other with two bunk beds. The many windows let the sunlight filter in creating a well-lit space throughout. The main living area includes a self-contained kitchen with plenty of countertop space to prepare hearty family meals, a dining table, a corner sofa and a TV. A wide sliding door leads out onto the deck facing the turquoise water of Boat Harbour bay.
BHB Holiday Park - The Boat HouseBoat Harbour Beach, TAS, AU
One hour away from Cradle Mountain, Myrtle Cabin is located in Lorinna, within the Kentish municipality. A spectacular, off-the-grid cabin built by the owner with myrtle beech timber, offers the perfect context to relax, unwind and become one with nature. Shaded by the fronds of Eucalyptus trees, this 35-square-metre (377-square-feet), self-contained cabin offers an open-plan space with two beds, a fully stocked kitchen with plenty of counter space, a bathroom with a walk-in shower and a handy wood-burning heater. Outside, a cute veranda leads onto the garden where a bush bath and the drop toilet are located. As there are no shops around the area, the owner supplies some healthy breakfast options as well as some seasonal, locally grown garden produce.
“Myrtle Cabin” Off the grid , self contained cabinLorinna, Tasmania, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsnot a huge place but with all the amenities that are required for a comfortable staywe had everything we needed and the cottage is comfortable and so cutethe toilet is definitely a highlight for mea cosy and comfortable little cabin with fun amenities including the stove and bush bath and friendly helpful hostsspotless clean and amazing preparation for usit is cosy comfortable clean and perfectly rusticperfect airbnb for a quiet retreat clean and cosy with great accomodationsi loved the decoration there are a lot of games it's really cleanwe loved our stay here - the cabin was clean and comfortable with great amenities
Host:the host was absolutely brilliant to communicate withthank you so much for your kind message and lovely hostingvery quiet and peaceful with a wonderful hostthis place is divine pauleen is a lovely host and the property and cabin are a perfect escapeeco friendly and well equipped we truly had a great timeRead more reviewslovely location and cosy spaceamazing stay and location to escapethe location is perfect if you’re someone that enjoys being surrounded by naturewish we had of chose to have stayed more than 1 night fantastic placea fantastic place to get away from it all
At the foot of Mount Roland and less than an hour’s drive away from Cradle Mountain, this rustic, well-kept cabin is perfect for couples and families alike as it can accommodate up to five people. There are, in fact, two bedrooms: one with a queen-sized bed and the other with three single beds. A kitchen and a bathroom equipped with all the basics are also included. Adventure-seekers are in for a treat as there are plenty of opportunities to hit the outdoors and be active: hiking, fishing, quad-biking. You can even explore a silver mine and go on nocturnal wildlife-spotting expeditions.
Silver Ridge Retreat Cabin +heated pool+Claude Road, Tasmania, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfabulous wood heater made for a very cosy stayone of 7 cabins set on a beautiful property fantastic poolwarm and easy to use fireplace and lots of roomthe heated pool kept the gremlin very happy alsothe cabin was warm and very comfortablethe place was clean and warm enoughcabin was clean and basic as expectedrustic quiet clean and spaciousthe cabin was clean and charming with a nicely renovated bathroomclean comfortable cabins amoungst spectacular scenery and wildlife
Host:great hospitality such a lovely hostvery pleasant hostjohn and his son in law justin were great hostshot showers friendly hosts and lots to dothe host john was very nice and very communicativeRead more reviewsfabulous location underneath the mountainscomfortable cabin and great locationclose to some amazing places to visitgreat place to get away from it allthe location is ideal only 40 minutes from cradle mountain and 40 from truwonna wildlife sanctuary
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 are less than 40 minutes on foot and nearby Mount Arthur has many scenic trails for eager hikers. To the west is River Tamar that 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. The Wi-Fi is not included and guests are advised to bring their own toiletries.
Dusk2Dawn Accommodation Lilydale Northern Tasmania.
If you’re looking for a peaceful stay to relax and unwind in the picturesque beach town of Leith, look no further than this cosy cabin. Overlooking the Bass Strait, this wooden hut comes furnished with all you might need, and more: from a fully equipped kitchen to a TV, a music player and a washing machine. The bedroom is well lit with wide windows facing the dark blue water. At a starting price of only 65 USD per night, this accommodation is perfect for couples who want a break from it all but could also offer the perfect retreat for artists and writers in search for inspiration.
Waves & Whitehorses - Beach side property
Top guest reviewswarm and friendly great cabin private lovely view very comfortablelocal produce breakfast provisions were a nice touch and appreciatedextremely well presented clean proximity to the oceancosy clean and comfortable spot for a private and peaceful getawaythe cabin was so comfortable and clean and the provisions that where left for us were outstanding
Host:hosts very generous with provisionsgreat communication with the owner she even had the lights and heater on for us when we arrivedhosts where incredibleall in all just beautifuli could go on forever praising this property and its ownersRead more reviewsthe location was lovely and close to the beachfrom the welcome note as you walk in to the way the fridge and cupboards we're stockedpaula and wayne's place is outstanding
Peaceful surroundings despite being in the vicinity of Haybridge - a small town set on the opposite bank of the Blythe River, - this stunning cottage is ideal for couples, friends or business travellers. The sunroom - a veranda surrounded on all sides by windows - looks out onto the river that placidly flows just beyond the picturesque deck and the jetty. A brand-new cedar hot tub awaits its guests a few steps down from the cottage. The interiors are well thought-out and have all the essentials you might need, and more, including a coffee maker and basic condiments in the kitchen; toiletries and a walk-in shower in the bathroom. A little nook with a cabin-style desk and a cushioned bench is the perfect, intimate place to write or read. Guests may also use the kayaks and the barbecue grill.
River Cottage Tasmania * Hot Tub * River FrontageHeybridge, Tasmania, Australia
Top guest reviewswe had a really lovely stay the cottage was so comfortable with a picturesque viewcottage is very well done with sun room and new veranda out the frontwe had a very comfortable and relaxing stay at river cottage tasmaniabarb’s cottage is beautifully decorated with a super comfy bed that is difficult to leavethe scenery was so beautiful and the cottage so comfortablevery clean and cosyeverything was sparkling clean lovely bathroom and hot showernice bed extremely cleanthe cottage is clean and nicely set upplace is picturesque and sparkling clean with everything we needed and more
Host:they are also wonderful hoststhe hosts were very helpfulkind regards ray and sharonvery helpful hoststhe hosts were very welcoming and friendlyRead more reviewsperfect location to explore the northern region of tasthe location is so close to burnie town and other north coast tourist attractionstheir cute little place is in a beautiful location with a beautiful viewlovely relaxing experience in a beautiful unique locationa perfect romantic getaway spot that is secluded while still being close to town
There's a rental cabin for everyone
The area near and around Cradle Mountain in Tasmania offers an abundance of accommodation options that can satisfy every taste: from the adrenaline junkies in search for adventures to families who want to have a good time; from solo hiker to couples looking for a romantic retreat or artists longing for a quiet place surrounded by nature. Which one are you?
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