Top 10 Stayz Accommodations In Opossum Bay, Australia - Updated 2022


Opossum Bay is located in the outskirts of Hobart town in Tasmania. It is surrounded almost completely by water, due to the presence of the Derwent River and Ralphs Bay. These water bodies enable cool summers due to the breezes, as well as swimmable shores due to the shallow nature of the area. It also has warmer waters which is ideal for young and new swimmers. It is not a complete island, as it is connected to the South Arm Peninsula by a narrow isthmus. The waters of the bay are filled with fishing boats, and there are plenty of recreational activities for guests including a lighthouse, numerous gardens, stunning beaches, and touring cruise ships. Keep reading to find out about 10 Stayz accommodations in Opossum Bay to stay at when in town!

1. Beachfront property (from USD 201)

Located only 30 minutes from the Hobart city center, this accommodation features three bedrooms and one bathroom, which can accommodate up to eight guests. It is located on Glenver beach and is self-contained, with a fully equipped kitchen, a wood burning stove and peaceful views of the passing cruise ships, and yachts, sometimes, families of dolphins that swim by. Other recreational activities include finish, kayaking, as well as extensive in-house entertainment.

Free bottle Tasmanian wine, Total Beachfront Fully Equipped Cosy Cottage
25 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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If you are flying to tazzie tho
exploring rockpools watching the boats sail past
The house was clean tidy and very comfortable
Everything was clean and well presented
View decor cottage's amenity all brilliant
Absolutely perfect Gorgeous house with everything you need and more Location brilliant and host lovely and very quick to respond even advised we could check in early
Property was fantastic with Great views
We unfortunately left our kindle behind but the owner let us know straight away
and the views are so beautiful
note by property manager:washing machine has been recently installed in the property
It is a stunning property boasting of an excellent location and very thoughtful decor and stocks of supplies from the owner absolutely loved our stay and we're very sad to leave
This sea side cottage was the perfect family get away Very peaceful and relaxing and my son loved looking for shells along the beach just below
The location is beautiful and it was just perfect for a weekend getaway
View was spectacular Remote enough to feel out of the rat race yet close enough to Hobart and major shops to not feel isolated
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2. Saltcotes Beach House (from USD 702)

Built with five bedrooms and three bathrooms, this can accommodate up to 11 guests. It has direct beach access and beautiful sea views including those of Mount Wellington and Bruny Island. It has adequate heating and air conditioning to maintain a pleasant indoor temperature throughout the changing seasons. It has a fully equipped kitchen with two fridges. There are plenty of recreational activities to be pursued including swimming, snorkeling, fishing or kayaking. It is also only 40 minutes from Hobart town and the airport and is a short distance from Salamanca, Hobart Docks and MONA.

44 reviews  Wifi Available
House 11 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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The house is comfortable spacious and very well equipped - it feels like home
The kitchen dining and lounge room facilities were excellent with ample space for a party of ten people in our case
right on tthe beach with magnificent views
As the other reviewers point out buy your groceries and don't leave until you have too
The house provided a wonderful and relaxing space for us to enjoy a few days away - there was plenty of room for our group of 8 adults
crockery and glassware (for 10 people in our case)
Light and airy bedrooms smart bathrooms and plenty of outdoor areas for drinks and dining
The house was beautiful and the views and surrounds absolutely stunning
and they offer numerous areas to gather barbeque
Frances met us on arrival and showed us through the house and filled us in on everything we needed to know
My advice to anyone who stays - buy all your food and supplies before arriving and don't leave until you check-out Trust me
We had a perfect weekend gathering of ten women and could not fault the property
We loved exploring the beach and south arm peninsular and relaxing with good food and friends around the fire pit
Wonderful stylish house in amazing location
A very relaxing time enjoyed by all
The most magnificent beach house - if not the best in Australia
The BBQ is also very handily situated just outside the dining area We very much appreciated the availability of Netflix and Fox on the main television in the lounge room
play some pool or just sit and take in the amazing water views
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3. Beachfront White House

This is a beachfront property that has two queen size beds, a single bed and a sofa bed which can accommodate seven in total. It has stunning views from all the rooms, as well as a sun deck where guests can spend their leisure time. It is only 35 minutes from the Hobart Central Business District. The hosts provide air conditioning, heating, a washing machine, a wood burning stove, and a parking area. They also provide two kayaks for use in the water.

Beachfront White House
58 Spitfarm Road
1 review
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

4. Opossum Bay on the Beach

This is a beachfront holiday home located on banks of Derwent river. It is perfectly safe for swimming, but guests who choose to surf may do so at the surf beaches located nearby. Other recreational activities include kayaking, surfing, fishing, children’s adventure playground, and a nine-hole golf course, In addition, it has two barbecues and a wood burning stove for heating. It is also only 40 minutes from Hobart and 30 minutes from the airport.

Opossum Bay on the Beach
32 Spitfarm Rd
8 reviews
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

5. On The Waters Edge

Everything that the guests might need at this accommodation is located within walking distance! Transport is made even easier by the bus service that stops right outside the place. It features two bedrooms with one bathroom, which can sleep four guests, and a fully equipped kitchen. Recreational activities include cafes and a nine-hole golf course.

Opossum Bay - On The Waters Edge
4 reviews
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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it is a short scenic drive from hobart but the village has a friendly beach feel
absolutely fantastic location right on the beach in the middle of the bay
location is perfect right in the middle of the beach with beautiful views across to blackman's bay
this is a lovely beach shack in the perfect location
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6. Pier House on the Bay

This features an open living plan. It has three bedrooms, and two bathrooms, a large, well-equipped kitchen, and a wood-burning oven. There are full-length windows that provide stunning views of the waters. Its also only a short distance from the beaches, the fishing jetty, and numerous local shops.

Pier House on the Bay
22 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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very clean with everything you need
the linen was crisp and clean
great views peaceful clean and tidy
notified the owner and she promptly sent over the lady who cleans the house and was very nice
great place great host we just didnt realize it was that far from city
good location if u want to be away from the city
just so much room a home away from home in a peaceful location
perfect location and the most amazing views house is beautifully decorated and has everything you could possibly need
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7. A waterfront beach house

Only a short distance to the fishing jetty and the surf beaches, this accommodation consists of two bedrooms and one bathroom. It can accommodate up to four guests. It’s also only 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from the Golf Course, and 20 minutes from the airport. The hosts provide a fully equipped kitchen, as well as temperature control in the form of air conditioning and heating. Other items available for use by guests include a washing machine, a dryer, and parking space.

Beach House - Opossum Bay
14 reviews
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Great view from the lounge room upstairs and from bedroom downstairs Comfortable bed
Location wonderful on the water
Like a home away from home
Beautiful location clean and tidy
Best place to stay very neat and clean nice views and peaceful place
Stunning views & nice quiet neighborhood
The communication with the owner was great easy to check in and out
Home was exactly as described superb view and wonderful place to kick back and recharge the batteries We will definitely be back
Stunning views neat tidy and homely place with everything we needed Would definitely recommend
Disappointed that the property didn't have WIFI but should have checked the listing
The property is located in a beautiful area of Opposum Bay and has great views
Very good location if you have a car
and there is a small shop with friendly staff at the end of the street
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8. Opossum Magic

This accommodation is a stunning three bedroom, one bathroom beach house. It can accommodate up to five guests. It is located only a short distance from the beach and has coveted direct beach access. In addition, it also has a fully equipped kitchen, and living and dining areas, as well as a stunning deck where guests can spend their leisure time. It also features an outdoor grill for barbecue.

Opossum Magic - Opossum Bay
8 reviews
House 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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The house was immaculate upon arrival and had everything we could possibly need with everything of high quality
lots of little extra's to make the stay a easier beds were very comfortable and clean with a fantastic view from the decking lounge and kitchen area's beach just over the road from house ...
The walkway to the beach was straight across the road and easily accessible
The views from both the living areas and expansive deck were fantastic
Great home in a great location Plenty of room and everything that we needed Highly recommended
We had a wonderful holiday Thankyou to Andrew and Georgie
clean high quality and very comfortable
fantastic communication from owners fast reply's and very professional thank you again for allowing us to stay in your wonderful house
Very clean and modern quality through out the house
new fresh and not a thing that I could fault Lots of space to live in for our family of 5 and lots of storage space to store all our gear that we took on holidays with us
Minute walk to the beach
The booking process was straightforward and timely
We all enjoyed the space and views from Opossum Magic
the views were spectacular a very warm place to stay
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9. Seaside Retreat

Located only 40 minutes from Hobart, this Stayz accommodation is quite unique. It is surrounded by pristine sand and crystal clear water. A large number of families with children stay in the area which makes it quite homely and enjoyable. The accommodation is within walking distance to the beach and local shops. It has three bedrooms and one bathroom, which means that it can accommodate up to six guests. The hosts provide basic equipment like a coffee maker, dining utensils, a fireplace, heating, an ironing board, some clean and pressed linen, a fridge, and an outdoor grill.

Seaside Retreat Opossum Bay
5 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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we have since stayed in other tassie locations, paid less per night and rexieved much more for our money
everything we needed was provided and it was a nice little holiday shack
the bathroom is on a serious lean and there is swelling chipboard covering the hot water system
we also thought a bread knife would be standard utensil to have but there wasn't one
enjoyed our stay but for the nightly rate expected a higher standard
options provided aren't really accurate
very comfortable and the views and beach were superb!
the beds were comfortable and linen fresh, however i had some form of dust/grit all over my bedside table
floors are also quite uneven so wouldn't recommend for anyone who is unsteady one their feet
fabulous location across from the beach, everything you need for a relaxing holiday!
i loved the lounge area and how it opened to the kitchen & we loved the proximity to the beach
the house itself needs some serious attention
this was a great place to quickly recharge and stroll along the quiet beach
the shower curtain also needs replacing
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10. The Lighthouse on the Beach

This accommodation is quite special as it has been featured in numerous travel magazines. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open living area, and a fully equipped kitchen. It comes with a deck which grants stunning views of the sunsets. The hosts provide beach essentials including chairs, toys and a canoe for use in the sheltered bay nearby. Its possible to swim in these waters as they are quite calm, but for surfing, guests may travel to the surf beaches a short distance away. It is quite peaceful and guests can watch the SYD-HBA yacht race, as well as dolphins, seals and sometimes whale tails that frequent the area.

The lighthouse on the beach
36 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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(Although the spiral staircase might not suit toddlers - all the bedrooms are upstairs )
interesting comfortable relaxing with the perfect position right on the beach with its own boat house complete with equipment
and we had everything that we needed for cooking We especially loved that we could watch the rays glide along the shallows from the living room
hidden passages kitchen-in-a-boat and other themed pieces is a kids delight
The boatshed on the beach was great for our kayaks
They loved the Lighthouse Trap Doors Ship Kitchen and the Tree Staircase
fearing our every move was continually being scrutinised Despite the glorious weather and the stunningly beautiful location we sadly did not have the relaxing beach holiday that we had dreamed ab...
sun warmth great fun for kids
comfortable well stocked and very well managed
I would say We had one access problem for an elderly family member but Leonie managed to pull off the impossible and cheerfully found a solution for us quickly which was very much appreciated Pro...
I loved it quaint
Perfectly located for relaxation Sad to leave
The kids loved the quirky designs in the house
this house was perfect fun and beautifully kept The kids get to explore in and out of the house - beach is very safe and full of shells
We visited in Jan 2016 (but that was not an option below)
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Enjoy Opossum Bay

Whether you’re here for the sights or for the activities, you’re sure to have your fill of fun. Opossum Bay is a lovely island, surrounded by pristine clear waters that is sure to relax you and melt your worries away.

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