Planning a getaway to Tasmania? Why not try out glamping? I’ve put together the ultimate list of the best glamping tents Tasmania has to offer.
Tasmania is becoming a glamping hotspot and it deserves all the tribute. Around 150 away from the state of Victoria and separated by a shallow Bass Strait Channel, Tasmania comprises the main island, Bruny Island located on SE coast of the main island, King and Flinders Islands in Bass Strait and numerous smaller islands including subantarctic Macquarie Island.
Tasmania is full of natural beauties with stunning landscapes, unique wildlife and diverse sea life. There’s plenty to discover in Tasmania from mountain ranges and rainforests to beautiful grassland and beaches. Due to the island’s compactness all of the natural beauties are easily accessible no matter which glamping site you choose for your stay.
Top 5 Glamping Tents in Tasmania
Here are the Top 5 glamping tents Tasmania has to offer for your glamping experience of a lifetime.
1. Glamping at Zeehan Bush Camp
These fun bell tents at Zeehan Bush Camp are a great way to experience glamping in Tasmania. The tents are fully powered and heated and feature cozy beds with linens and electric blankets, and an outside seating area with a fire pit.
There’s a nearby bathroom, laundry room, kitchen and glamping lounge that are shared with others staying in the tents. The bell tents sizes on offer are the Romantic Tent (sleeps 2), 2 Family/Friends Glamping Tents (sleep 5) and Basic On-site Tent (sleeps 4).
Zeehan Bush Camp is centrally located with easy access to all south coast towns. You can use it as a base spot to make trips to Strahan, Queenstown, go cycling in Oonah Hill track, go hiking at Montezuma Falls and much more. A perfect place to take your family or a partner for a getaway they will never forget.
Guest review: “Such an enjoyable stay. Quiet and peaceful location. Loved the tent and the bed was comfy. Having a campfire was an added bonus. We will be back.
2. Sidmouth Domescapes in the Vines
Tucked deep in the Tamar Valley Wine Route this glamping site is a beautiful way to get away from for all wine lovers and anyone who just wants to escape. Their range of dome tents come in a few sizes and can accommodate between 2 and 3.
The dome tents feature a bedroom, a fully equipped bathroom and a deck with beautiful garden views. On-site, you’ll find a private bath tub, you can enjoy selected Tasmanian wines from a private wine cellar or just relax and breathe in the fresh air and enjoy panoramic views. A great place for your next vineyard escape.
Guest review: “Very romantic place. My partner and I are absolutely in love with this place. Definitely recommend it. Comfortable bed . The wine tasting 100m away is definitely a bonus. Wine is exceptional too! ”
3. Glamping Gypsy Wagon
This fab Gypsy Wagon started its life in the 1900’s as a beer delivery wagon in Tasmania. 100 years later was converted to a fancy glamping accommodation.
The Gypsy Wagon sleeps up to 2 people and features a queen size bed with linen, a bathroom with shower and toilet, a kitchenette and a lounge. bed and heating, as well as a deck and campsite. The nearby camp kitchen is where you’ll find kitchen amenities with gas BBQ, sink, seating area and a fire pit.
Ideally located on a 100 acre working farm and orchard on the beautiful Coal River, it is a perfect base spot to explore Richmond, Old Hobart Town, nearby wineries and cellars, visit Bonorong Wildlife Park, take Wilderness Scenic Tours and many more.
Guest review: “The countryside was tranquil. The bed was comfy. We felt very cosy in the caravan type accommodation. Very different way to enjoy accommodation on a biking holiday.”
4. Gretna Glamping Truffle Lodge
There’s no better glampsite for couples in Tasmania than Truffle Lodge in Gretna. Located on the beachfront, Truffle Lodge features a bar, a shared lounge and a beautiful garden.
Truffle Lodge offers a stay in magnificent safari tents furnished with canvas, leather and recycled wooden furniture, luxurious 1 king or 2 king single beds, large decks with hammocks and rocking chairs looking out to the river, and separate en suites with wooden bathtubs and rain showers.
Truffle Lodge is set in the middle of the Derwent Valley, close to the local wineries, breweries and distilleries, nearby orchards, Salmon Ponds, Mt field national Park with Russell Falls and the Tall Trees, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Hobart Waterfront and so much more! A great place to take your loved one for a getaway they will never forget.
Guest review: “Our Glamping stay at Truffle Lodge was terrific. The whole scene was unique for us and we thoroughly enjoyed the variation from a standard hotel environment, taking in the fresh air and listening to the running water of the Derwent River. The comfort of the bed was awesome. It is different, it is Glamping … Great Experience!!!”
5. Wingtons Glamping
If you are looking for a unique and exclusive glamping getaway in the heart of the Tamar Valley, look no further than Wingtons Glamping.
Stunning large canvas tents are located only metres away from the shores of the river and equipped with queen size beds, private ensuite bathroom and a private deck with fire pit and a hot tub. Wood burning stove will keep you cosy and warm during cold nights.
You can relax on your private deck overlooking the river with a glass of Tamar Valley wine and cook delicious meals on your private deck or sit around your own fire pit and watch the stars.
Guest review: “Such a beautiful experience! The host was lovely and it’s obvious the extra effort that’s put in to make everything seem less and relaxing. Extra appreciation for the tidiness and cleanliness of the space as well. Thanks again, we will definitely be returning!”
DID I MISS ANY TOP TASMANIA GLAMPING TENTS?
There are many stunning glamping tents across Tasmania, so I couldn’t include all of them into the list. If you have stayed in any of the tents that should be included in this list – send me the details!
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