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Glamping in Tasmania: The Best Luxury Tents and Stays

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Australia’s island state calls to those with a love for the great outdoors so there’s little wonder glamping in Tasmania is becoming an increasingly popular way to stay.

Here are the best ways to get back to nature without giving up all of your creature comforts.

Bay of Fires Bush Retreat

With its crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and orange lichen-covered boulders the Bay of Fires is one of Tasmania’s most popular conservation reserves and a top spot to unplug and get your glamp on.

At the Bay of Fires Bush Retreat there are 10 luxurious bell tents with warm king-size beds and bedding and fresh towels provided.

Happy glampers can take advantage of the $25pp breakfast platters prepared by in house chefs or prepare their own food in the fully equipped kitchen.

There’s also an onsite platter bar with a selection of great Tassie produce along with a selection of Tasmanian wines and craft beers that you can enjoy through the honesty bar. Perfect for grabbing a drink and looking up at the stars.

 Bay of Fires Bush Retreat

Spring Bay Mill

Once home to the world’s largest wood chip mill, at Spring Bay Mill there are a few ways to stay, including The Ridge Quarters, the beach shacks and the glamping field.

Over in the glamping section the 3, 4 and 5m Lotus Belle tents can very comfortably sleep two adults with the king, queen, and twin beds available. There are indoor and outdoor showers with a view options, a well-equipped kitchen, and a sheltered dining area.

The Glamping Field can accommodate up to 60 guests, making it a memorable choice for events and weddings. Or of course you can also book a tent just for you and make new friends around the fire pit.

 Spring Bay Mill Tasmania Glamping morning
 Spring Bay Mill Tasmania Glamping aerial

Scamander Sanctuary Holiday Park

At the gateway to St. Helens, the Bay of Fires and Binalong Bay the Scamander Sanctuary Holiday Park is a popular East Coast caravan and camping park where you can pitch your own tent, or better yet, stay in one of theirs.

Set on large timber decks, the glamping bell tents look out over the nature reserve and each tent has its own kitchenette with a kettle, coffee pod machine, microwave and bar fridge.

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The communal bathroom has showers and toilets with shampoo, conditioner, body wash and towels provided. Fall asleep to the sound of the waves and wake up to the sound of birds before a day of exploring the wildlife reserve and sparkling beach.

Scamanda Sanctuary Holiday Park Tasmania Glamping

Little Beach Co Glamping

With uninterrupted views of the Freycinet National Park the Little Beach Co Glamping is a beautiful base for a Tasmanian glamping experience.

The adults only retreat includes private bathroom pods that are big enough for two, and a barn where you can enjoy a local Tasmanian wine and beer with other guests. You can BYO ingredients for the BBQ or purchase meat, fish and other produce from the kitchen’s self serve.

Spend the day on relaxing on the beach, head out for a hike or just relax in the camp. Your hosts can even arrange massages, yoga classes and private boat and 4WD tours.

Little Beach Co Glamping tent

Wingtons Glamping

Inspired by the Grand Tours of the 1930s, at Wingtons Glamping the large prospector tents come complete with vintage steamer trunks and Persian style carpets and roaring fires.

There are three tents, each with queen size beds and their own private bathrooms, while the Amihan tent also has a beautifully restored clawfoot bathtub overlooking the river view.

Wingtons Glamping is in the heart of Tasmania’s oldest wine growing region, the Tamar Valley. Enjoy tasting your way along the Tamar wine route by day before bringing your new favourite bottle back to enjoy around the fire.

Wingtons Glamping tents

Domescapes in the Vines

Embrace the romance of glamping Tasmania style at Domescapes in the Vines.

Each dome is beautifully engineered, featuring its private bathroom with shower, king-size bed, soft furnishing, and the unique bedside Swell Pendants, giving a taste of local craftmanship designed by Geoffrey Cameron Marshall.

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The domes in Sidmouth have raised decks and 25% of the domes are clear for wilderness views and stargazing, while also having block out screen curtains for privacy. All units have insulated walls and heating to provide warmth and comfort all year round.

Guests can chill in the outdoor bathtub in the Amarone or Sauvignon Domes overlooking the vine views, and indulge in tasteful Tasmanian gourmet and fine wine.

Domescape in the Vines glamping in Tasmania.

Glamp Sandridge Estate

In the middle of a 500 acre wilderness reserve the Glamp Sandridge Estate has eight luxury glamping tents as well as a huge shed overlooking Bass Straight, making it quite a popular spot for events.

It’s such a hit for weddings they’ve eve named one of their tents the ‘Deluxe Bridezilla’ but you don’t have to have a ring on it to dive into a stay here.

Here the luxury glamping tents include queen size beds, luxury linens, electric blankets and pretty lights, while the Deluxe Bridezilla has a king size bed along with a stargazing roof and an outdoor bath looking out over the forest and ocean.

Sandridge Estate Tasmania Glamping tents
Sandridge Estate glamping Tasmania outdoor bath.

Sheffield Glamping Dome

When it comes to glamping in Tasmania most places have a few luxury tents to choose from. At the Sheffield Glamping Dome there’s one single dome. And we’re happy to say it’s a lovely one. 

Surrounded by lush gardens this uniquely engineered dome can accommodate two adults in a king-sized four-poster bed, has a kitchenette with necessary campsite amenities, an indoor fireplace, and a shower with towels and toiletries. Wake up with the songbirds, get steamy in the sauna, and lie back and soak in the outdoor bath as you look up at the stars.

 Sheffield Glamping Dome northern Tasmania
Sheffield Glamping Dome bed

NRMA Port Arthur Holiday Park

The NRMA Port Arthur Holiday Park is such a standout stay it’s taken home a long list of awards and has been inducted into the Tasmanian Tourism Hall of Fame.

Surrounded by 40 acres of bushland and an easy walk to the Port Arthur Historic Site, this glamping getaway is rich in history, beauty and local spirit.

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Here you can BYO caravan or RV, book a cabin, or stay in two kinds of safari tents.

Both safari tents sleep up to four and include a kitchenette, bathroom and a BBQ on the veranda, while the Stargazing Safari Tent also includes a fireplace and an outdoor bath.

NRMA Port Arthur Holiday Park glamping.

Huon Valley Teepees

We may have seen a lot of glamping set ups in our life, but nothing like this one before.

This unusual accommodation at Houn Valley Teepees has added covered decks to teepees where you can sit back and soak up the rainforest.

Each teepee comes with a double sofa bed, an indoor wood-heater, and can sleep up to three people with an added $40/night for extra linens and a foam mattress on the floor.

Sustainable travel lovers will appreciate the way Huan Valley Teepees is a carbon-positive retreat and absorbs more carbon than it releases.

Hot water is always available on the outdoor shower block with eco-friendly composting toilets. Book the outdoor bath and have a glass of wine as you enjoy the panoramic views and sightings of wildlife without cages.

Huon Valley Teepees

Truffle Lodge Glamping

Did someone say truffles?

On one of Australia’s first truffle orchards on the banks of the Derwent River, Truffle Lodge Glamping serves up luxury hotel vibes under draping canvas.

Just 39km from Hobart, this glamping getaway features safari-style tents with king-size beds, a full bar service, and ensuite bathrooms with freestanding wooden baths and a rain shower for total pampering and relaxation.

Head out on the river for a paddle in a kayak or sit quietly on the shore and keep an eye out for the resident platypus before coming home, and listening to an original 1960s LP and with a glass of wine by the fire.

Truffle lodge glamping Tasmania bed

So there we have our pick of the bunch. For more ideas head to Booking.com’s glamping in Tasmania page here and be sure to let us know if you find another one that you love.

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