Top 10 Farm Stays In Tasmania, Australia - Updated 2023

farm stays in tasmania
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Poised on Australia’s south coast, this isolated island state is a perfect holiday destination for people looking to have fun with nature. Tasmania is popular for its vast wilderness, nature reserves, sprawling parks, and other terrains. One of the major attractions here is the 19th-century Port Arthur, which is a penal settlement turned open-air museum. Also, in its capital, Hobart, you’ll find Salamanca Place’s Georgian warehouses, which contains boutiques and galleries, including the Museum of Old and New Art. In case you want to experience what nature has to offer here, make sure to read our list of the best farm stays in Tasmania, Australia, as your guide.

1. Studio-type hut near Cradle Mountain (from USD 88)

Surrounded by farms and mountains, this studio-type hut has easy access to the attractions of Cradle Mountain, Sheffield, Devenport, and other nearby towns. You’ll also find here lots of farm animals and staples, making your vacation a lot more interesting. As for the accommodation, this studio type hut is perfect for a family of four, two couples, or a group of friends, looking for an affordable place to stay while on vacation. It is complete with one king-sized bed, a single bunk bed, bathroom, kitchen, dining set-up, and a cozy seating area.

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Staverton, Tasmania, Australia
25.47 km (15.9 mi) from Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
375 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
heater and electric blankets worked well and kept us warm at night
many thoughtful touches including electric blankets and breakfast provisions for a cosy stay
breakfast staples abound as well as fresh milk bacon and eggs
the place was lovely loved the breakfast and all the bathroom amenities
the photos don’t do the place any justice it’s lovely and super cozy
their place is clean and scenery beautiful
very clean and had everything we needed to be extremely comfortable
very clean neat space nice hot shower with good pressure beds were comfortable
everything was clean and overall we enjoyed our stay a lot
cosy comfortable and clean cabin with everything you need
outstanding hospitality from the hosts
lovely hosts and very thoughtful
the hosts are super friendly and really make you feel at home
wonderful stay with great hosts
great hosts extremely welcoming and helpful
your close to so many other attractions
great location & hosts
lovey family and great location
great location close to most attractions in the cradle mountain area
this is a great place to get away from the city for a few nights
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2. Renovated sandstone house (from USD 213)

Located in Twamley Farm, with a view of the hills, and shaded by an oak tree, this renovated 1840’s sandstone building will surely make the holiday one you cannot forget. The unique structure is composed of two levels, the upper being the bedroom with a queen-sized bed that can accommodate up to two guests, while the ground floor is an open-plan space that has a seating area, dining, and kitchen. Apart from the house, you will also be delighted with its outdoor features, including the wooden bathtub, barbecue facilities, and bikes you can use to explore the area.

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Buckland, Tasmania, Australia
163.0 km (101.3 mi) from Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
574 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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extremely comfortable with top class amenities
the wood heater was already toasty warm when we arrived :)
so nice to arrive with the wood-fired heater already running
beautiful facilities with lots of thoughtful touches
loved the breakfast supplies for the next morning too
clean and well kept
clean warm hospitable and so welcoming
super cozy impeccably decorated and very clean
the bed was one of the comfiest we’ve slept in and everything was sparkling clean
host were very welcoming
the hosts were super friendly too
thoughtful and helpful hosts
and lastly our gracious hosts even did
the farm is just as lovely and the hosts so friendly & helpful
absolutely beautiful location and room
great spot so close to maria island
such a charming place that is a great getaway from city life
fantastic location hosts and activities a great stay
the perfect place to go getaway and refresh
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3. Old dairy farm cottage

A former dairy farm, this Airbnb vacation rental features one bedroom that can accommodate up to two guests, perfect for couple or solo travelers, who are looking to have a relaxing and peaceful stay. The bedroom also has a panoramic view of the valley, which makes every waking moment a delight. The house is modern, with timber floors, and has all the usual home conveniences as well as special features like an outdoor dining set-up and barbecue facilities. Additionally, the homestay is family-owned, and the hosts are just a short distance away if you need anything.

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Pipers River, Tasmania, Australia
70.16 km (43.6 mi) from Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
173 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
awesome place to stay delicious breakfast provisions and beautiful view on the deck
the views from the bedroom and kitchen overlooking the animals on the farm is amazing
with the added bonus of beautiful breakfast views and sunsets to write home about
no wifi but u can do something different with ur lover or family it’s very good
thoughtful touches and devine breakfast produce
beautiful and clean so peaceful and hosts are lovely
great hot shower it’s clean comfortable and well located
the place was exactly as pictured perfect stay extremely clean
the old dairy farm is clean and has everything to ensure the comfort of guests
the old dairy is a lovely spot and is very clean with great facilities for self-catering
hosts were very friendly
geoff and wendy are lovely hosts
geoff and wendy were great hosts
geoff & wendy were great hosts and so inviting
geoff is super host he introduced and suggested us everything
great location for exploring to tamar valley region
awesome location for what we want to do
great location well equipped and lovely property
the breakfast hamper was excellent and the location is stunning
the location is near many wineries in the tamar region and the property was beautiful
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4. Charming private room in a colonial house (from USD 80)

If you’re looking for affordable accommodation, then you have to book this private room in a colonial house. This Airbnb vacation rental is more than your money’s worth, with its beautiful wallpapered walls, elegant furnishing, and period furniture, you’ll surely have a pleasant stay. Aside from its aesthetic, the room features windows, which make the room well-lit and airy. Also, free continental breakfast is available every morning, and snacks are also available upon check-in. Additionally, the farm gives guided tours and you can also try feeding the lambs.

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Saint Leonards, Tasmania, Australia
62.77 km (39.1 mi) from Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
453 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible
Private room in home 4 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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Amenities & Room:
the room was perfect with all essentials provided
the beds were very comfy and warm with very nice fresh linen
i loved the decor big comfy bed fixtures and lighting the big bathtub and courtyard with chickens outside
the best part was the thoughtful touches like the continental breakfast and gluten free options thankyou :)
we were also really impressed with the breakfast options - a nice extra
the room is clean and beautiful
the room was spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished
spotlessly clean the shower was amazing i loved the bath too
the room was clean really comfortable and beautiful
the place was very clean and is a short drive into town
host responds fast lovely home
the house owner is so friendly and kind
talia is a great host
talia is a great host
talia is a wonderful host we have ever met
great location and beautiful room
only 10mins drive to cbd location is perfect
it's a beautiful place and cute farm
great place for stay near launceston and newstead
this place is so amazing and located on a great property
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5. Eco-friendly house (from USD 108)

Located in the township of Deloraine, this Airbnb vacation rental is in a Bio-dynamic farm that showcases environment-friendly sustainable living. The cottage is composed of two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed and the other with twin bunk beds, which can all accommodate up to five persons. It features bamboo floors and handcrafted Blackwood windows, which coincides with the farm’s ideology. Also, it contains a kitchen with farm provisions, giving you a chance to sample the farm produce.

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Weegena, Tasmania, Australia
9.71 km (6.1 mi) from Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
213 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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Amenities & Room:
the cottage is esthetic ally lovely with handcrafted wood furniture kitchen counters and bamboo floors
we also loved the wood work in the kitchen furniture bathroom etc
the cottage so comfortable and beautifully built
very comfortable bed and you have all utilities you need
the cottage was perfect--clean comfortable with some very nice pieces of furniture
very clean and cozy cottage
very clean and well-appointed
beautiful area and the cabin was very clean and modern
his house is clean and comfortable
relaxing and educational farmstaythe cottage is clean luxurious n gives a very homely feel
graham is a wonderful host
graham was an excellent host the fresh eggs and homemade jams were wonderful
graham was a great host and made us feel very welcome
graham is a wonderful host with many stories always ready to help
graham is a helpful host and a kind person
the location was peaceful and calming
this is the perfect location for relaxation
peaceful and tucked away and yet quite central to many local attractions
nice setting and countryside close to explore a lot of great places
great location for cradle mountain and northern tasmania
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6. Wooden cabin from 1832

Are you looking for a farm accommodation for a group? If so, this three-bedroom Airbnb vacation rental is just right for you. It is a renovated 1832 wooden cabin that is located on a working farm and has an amazing view of the rushy lagoon. The cabin is complete with all the home essentials like a fully functional kitchen, cozy seating area, and a dining set-up, as well as a verandah you can use during summertime. Other amenities include laundry facilities, hot shower, electric blanket, and more.

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Lemont, Tasmania, Australia
128.64 km (80.0 mi) from Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
182 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 5 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

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Amenities & Room:
great hideaway to disconnect ourselves from the world because no wifi and network
if there is wifi that will be great
the yummy breakfast of eggs and bacon provided was the icing on the cake
it has all the necessary ammenities for a comfortable stay
would highly recommend perusing the fonthill novel in the sitting room for local tales
beautiful clean cabin with loads of character and charm
debbielee was a friendly host who showed my kids around the farm
debbielee is a friendly and informative host
lovely host lots of history
debbie is a great host
debbielee and her staff are very friendly and looked after our group very well
what a beautiful peaceful location
we like character in the place we choose to stay
beautiful rural location a lot of history in the area
a beautiful location with llamas and other farm animals on your doorstep
a unique and amazing place to stay
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7. Self-contained apartment in a working farm

If you’re looking for an authentic farm experience, then you’ll never regret booking your accommodation at Full Gallop Farm. The Airbnb vacation rental is located at the far end of the main house. It is self-contained and has its entrance through the designated parking space. The apartment has one bedroom that can accommodate up to two persons and has two leather armchairs facing a flat-screen television. Also, in a separate room is the kitchen and dining area that opens up to a private garden and the view of the woodland. Additionally, the farm animals are very friendly that you can feed and touch them.

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Allens Rivulet, Tasmania, Australia
171.61 km (106.7 mi) from Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
199 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is well equiped with a huge tv lounge chairs and a separate kitchen
gorgeous views and clean room with well heated bed
absolutely serene loved having the animals around the fresh country air and the breakfast was beautiful
lovely sleep in room with block out curtains a rustic authentic farm experience nice picking blueberries
our room was perfect for us and we had everything we needed for a great stay
very clean and spacious
absolutely clean and well-maintained
warm cozy and clean house
the room was clean well-equipped and well-furnished
clean and tidy with 2 dyson heaters to keep us warm in winter
lesley was an amazing host
lesley is friendly & kind
lesley was a very friendly & hospitable host
she is such a great host
lesley was such a wonderful host and made us feel truly welcome
such a great location
the location was perfect for everything we wanted to do
animal lovers would enjoy this peaceful place
what a lovely little place to stay out in the countryside but close enough to the city
the location is fantastic as only 20mins from the city bruny is
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8. Lovely one-bedroom abode

This Airbnb vacation rental is a one-bedroom wooden cottage that is perfect for couples on a romantic getaway. It is one hour away from the Cradle Mountain and a few minutes’ walk to Guide Falls. The house has all the usual home conveniences, including a kitchenette, seating area with television and DVD player, a dining set-up, and a bathroom. Also, it has a cozy loft where you can read books or meditate. Another highlight of the accommodation is its prepared meals in case you want to avoid the hassle of going out or preparing your meal. Just pay a certain additional fee for the food. Additionally, if you want to have a picnic, they can also prepare the provisions for you.

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Ridgley, Tasmania, Australia
69.29 km (43.1 mi) from Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
59 reviews  
Farm stay 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
michelle's cabin provides lots of little touches which contribute to a very relaxing peaceful and very comfortable stay
sparkling clean and cosy
the cottage was clean and got everything you need
the charming cottage was clean and neat and the decor warm and inviting
great hospitality from the hosts
hosts are lovely and quick to respond
many personalised touches that made us feel that the host was very thoughtful
thankyou for being such a wonderful host
michelle is a very friendly host and both greeted and farewelled us to the cabin
nice and cosy great location
honestly such a lovely week away spent at michelle's place
our stay was perfect very cosy peaceful and stunning location
from feeding turkeys exploring the falls and relaxing in the cabin this place is the perfect little getaway
such a welcoming family and a beautiful place to be
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9. Modern wooden cabin

Located in the peaceful property of Twelve Acre Wood, home to the famous raw honey, this Airbnb vacation rental is a modern wooden cabin that accommodates two guests. It is a studio type, complete with a kitchenette, a seating area, dining, and a porch with outdoor furniture which you can use during summertime. Aside from the wonderful accommodation, you’ll also experience living on a farm that has animals and vegetation. Additionally, they provide here complimentary breakfast, which comes from locally sourced ingredients and produce, including cultured butter, sourdough bread, oats, bacon, and more.

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Claude Road, Tasmania, Australia
21.2 km (13.2 mi) from Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
99 reviews  
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
i'm not sure about wifi either - i was too relaxed to think about it the bed was a-mazing
an indulgent stay in a cosy well appointed cabin which includes a wood heater for cool winter weather
so many thoughtful touches - from the room amenities to food and attraction recommendations
from the toasty wood fire and delicious treats on arrival to the comfortable and thoughtful amenities
the bed was incredibly comfortable and the linen was soft as anything
matthew and nadine offered a clean and homely environment for our three night stay in the cradle mountain region
it was very cosy and clean and had extra special touches as well
the cottage its self is clean comfortable and homely
the little kitchenette is so functional with clean quality utensils
this place is set on small acreage in a comfy & clean cabin 10 minutes from sheffield
hosts were very welcoming
they were super helpful and friendly
nadine and matthew are by far the best hosts that we stayed with during our travels throughout australia
matthew and nadine are amazing hosts
the hosts went out of their way to make sure we felt welcomed they are a lovely family
the location is perfect
beautiful location hosted by a beautiful family
fantastic location a quick drive to sheffield and wonderful walks
it is a really peaceful location which is not too far from cradle mountain and surrounds
the location is so nice and relaxing and we were warmly welcomed by all of the family
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10. Beautifully converted shed

Nestled in 25-acre (10.12 hectares) farmland, near the Wings Wildlife Park and Gunns Plains Cave, this converted shed is an ideal vacation home for people who want to be with nature. The accommodation is a private room with an area of 56 sq m (602.78 sq ft) and occupies the whole second floor. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed for two persons and a single bed for an additional guest. Another good thing about this Airbnb vacation rental is you can also use the other parts of the house, which include the kitchen, seating area, dining, as well as the patio with outdoor furniture and a good view of your surroundings.

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Gunns Plains, Tasmania, Australia
47.49 km (29.6 mi) from Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
288 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was also a heater in the bathroom which is perfect for such a cold weather
the bedroom is very large and comfortable- but no natural light
room was big and spacious but lacked windows with natural lighting
alice’s house is huge and cosy the room is extremely spacious and very well heated up
the room is huge and very comfortable in a beautiful home and a beautiful corner of tas
place is very clean as well
alice’s place is clean and tidy
the place is not sparkling clean and fancy but very comfortable
the room was impeccably clean and very tastefully furnished
the room was very warm (we went during winter) clean and big
fast response and friendly host
friendly and lovely people
ruby is a friendly host
friendly and generous hosts
very accommodating and the hospitality was excellent
really cool peaceful remote location
beautiful peaceful location in stunning countryside
fantastic location if you like remoteness
great location for like hikers
the location is very nice especially if you want to see wildlife
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Come visit Tasmania

If it’s nature adventure and easy life you’re after, you’ll never run out of possibilities to experience it here in Tasmania. Here, you’ll have a holiday that is a far cry from your stressful city life. If you’re up to life without the usual modern conveniences, let us help you with a list of the best farm stays in Tasmania, Australia. Don’t forget to book one of the farm stays on our list before traveling to the island state.

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