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Base Camp Tasmania

BCT is a rural retreat in a quiet, secluded and peaceful bush valley. Located in Glenfern high above New Norfolk in the Derwent Valley, less than sixty minutes from Hobart, this architect-designed facility is the ideal getaway if you're seeking a sublimely peaceful place to relax and unwind. Accommodation choices range from our self-contained cabin (for up to six guests) with private facilities, a clean and cosy dormitory (for up to ten guests) with rucksack storage, to our campsites. All guests have access to the communal facilities including free laundry and barbecue, and all facilities are designed to minimise their environmental impact using natural materials, recyclable waste systems, energy efficient power and a natural water supply. Discover a variety of unique Tasmanian animals, birdlife and flora on our 41 hectares, or take an easy drive to some of Tasmania's World Heritage wilderness areas and National Parks close by. Fish for trout in the Plenty and Derwent Rivers; visit the Salmon Ponds; marvel at the forest giants in the Styx Valley; explore the Port Arthur penal settlement; sample some of the excellent wines of the Coal River Valley; or join us for a guided bushwalking tour with Tasmanian Wilderness Experiences.

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Batman Fawkner Inn

Batman Fawkner Inn is a place full of history. This lovely historical building was built back in 1824 and was where a meeting was held which resulted in the settlement of Melbourne. The Batman Fawkner Inn boasts a range of 40 rooms including Family, King, Queen, Double, Twin, and Backpacker all with private in-room bathrooms. All rooms (excluding backpacker) have in-room reverse cycle air conditioners, digital televison, tea/coffee making facilities and fridges. Backpacker rooms have in-room heating, ensuite bathrooms and are bunk style accommodation. Situated in the centre of Launceston's CBD, we are only a five-minute drive from the City Park, a ten-minute drive to Cataract Gorge/Tamar River and close to shopping centres and the mall. We are also only a ten-minute walk from Aurora Stadium, Tasmania's home of AFL Football. We offer free Wi-Fi internet (limits apply and additional can be purchase) in all areas of the hotel which includes in all rooms. On-site laundry facilities are also available. We have a large Common Room/Lounge which has a kitchen (oven, stove, microwave, fridge and preparation area), lounge and wide-screen television, 8-ball table, large dining table and vending machines.

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Batt's Cottage

Batt's Cottage is a fully self-contained superb Georgian convict brick cottage at Bothwell. Built in 1840 and National Trust registered, the cottage has recently been tastefully restored to provide all modern facilities and conveniences whilst maintaining its historic, rustic charm. There are two bedrooms, the main has a queen size bed and the second bedroom has two singles. The open plan lounge and kitchen has a large open log fireplace - which creates a romantic atmosphere whilst warming the whole cottage on cold nights. The fire is pre set and ample firewood is provided. There is also electric heating. An open vine-covered courtyard with outdoor furniture and a large gas barbecue leads to a separate bunkhouse that sleeps five (one double, three singles). The lounge sofa converts to a double bed if necessary and additional fold up beds, a baby's cot and a high chair are available on request. Basic breakfast provisions are provided which include tea, coffee, milk, a choice of cereals, fruit packs and a variety of spreads. Bothwell is steeped in history, and is the natural gateway to Tasmania's lake country, with world class trout fisheries, and boasts the oldest golf course in the southern hemisphere.

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Battery Point Garden Studio

Battery Point Garden Studio offers self-contained bed and breakfast accommodation in Battery Point, Hobart. Originally a port and maritime village, Battery Point is a five-minute walk from the central business district of Hobart. The Battery Point Garden Studio's Garden Room can accommodate two guests in one double bedroom. The Balcony Room has a queen sized bed and there is a trundle bed for a third person. Rooms have ensuite bathrooms and a common sitting/dining area with an extensive Tasmanian library. A fresh breakfast basket can be delivered to the door each morning. The Studio is surrounded by garden and overlooks the Hobart waterfront. There is adjacent parking. Battery Point is named after a battery of guns (long since removed) that were established on the point in 1818. Battery Point and Salamanca have a number of galleries, art studios, antique and craft shops, restaurants and cafes. There are a huge number of heritage and National Trust-listed buildings in the area, including the Georgian sandstone warehouses of Salamanca Place. Battery Point Garden Studio is a short walk from Salamanca, the Hobart waterfront and central business district.

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Battery Point Holiday Apartments

Battery Point Holiday Apartments offers self contained accommodation near Hobart, in Tasmania's south. Our fully self contained accommodation is situated in the heart of historic Battery Point and a short walk to the centre of Hobart. Our apartments are peaceful, comfortable and have a pleasant outlook of historic Battery Point. The apartments consist of a queen and two singles. All apartments are non smoking and extended stays are welcome. Available is a fully equipped kitchen, spacious dining/living room, two bedrooms, heating, a sunny balcony/courtyard and plasma television. Cots and high chairs and rollaway beds are available. The apartments are surrounded by a great selection of restaurants, cafes and pubs. A short stroll will take you to Salamanca Place where the famous Salamanca Market is held every Saturday. Enjoy the many galleries, craft shops, alfresco dining and cafe scene. Take a wonder around the wharf area which is brimming with activity. Here you will be delighted to find fresh and cooked seafood from the many fish punts and restaurants along the waterfront. Enjoy strolling around the fishing boats, yachts and tall ships.

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Battery Point Manor

Battery Point Manor (c.1834) offers European-style accommodation in historic Battery Point, Hobart. Battery Point Manor is a spacious Georgian-style home, originally built for a prominent family, in the heart of Hobart’s original settlement. The Manor sits on a small rise with views across Hobart’s spectacular harbour and the drama of the ever-changing skies. There are spacious and comfortable ensuite rooms with a choice of king, queen or double beds with views of the Derwent River. All rooms have televisions, sofa, desk, soft lighting, comfortable furnishings and reverse-cycle air conditioning. There is also a two-bedroom cottage with a kitchen and sea views. We believe in ensuring you make the most of your holiday experience and enjoy helping with recommendations of the best cafes, restaurants, scenic drives, special walks, things to see, do and experience. We look forward to welcoming you!

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Bay of Fires Bush Retreat

Boutique camp style accommodation located in a beautiful bush setting, only minutes drive from the stunning beaches of the Bay of Fires and Binalong Bay. The Bush Retreat has stylish shared bathroom and kitchen facilities and is a perfect base to explore the Bay of Fires and surrounding East Coast area. Our communal kitchen is fully equipped, ready for guests to prepare meals and snacks. We offer catered options for exclusive group bookings, as well as our chefs choice dinner and breakfast option for smaller bookings. The Bay of Fires Bush Retreat is located 2.8 km from the main beach at Binalong Bay, only two minutes drive away. Accommodation options include: -Bell Tents - King or Twin share (with the option to add an additional single). -King Room - sleeps 2 -Bunk House - sleeps up to 6

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Bay Retreat Port Arthur

Bay Retreat Port Arthur offers tranquil waterfront accommodation in Port Arthur on the Tasman Peninsula. It is located only a three-minute drive from the Port Arthur Historic Site. Your accommodation is a fully self contained retreat on a quiet point surrounded by beach and trees. It caters for couples and families, up to a maximum of eight people. You only need to pack your clothes and food and everything else is provided. There are three bedrooms - one queen room, a second queen room with optional single and a twin single room with optional single trundle. Bay Retreat is non-smoking and no pets are allowed. Bay Retreat is a perfect starting point to explore all the Tasman Peninsula has to offer. Bushwalking, rainforests, surfing, fishing, historic tours, pristine beaches, golf, ghost tours, restaurants, boating and horse riding can all be enjoyed and are in close proximity to your accommodation. Port Arthur is around a 100-minute drive (102 kilometres) south-east of Hobart.

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Bay View House

Wake up in the morning to see a mountain rising out of the sea while you breakfast on the sunny deck. Bay View House is a two storey house with stunning views of Killiecrankie Bay and Mount Killiecrankie and is just two minutes' walk from the beautiful Killiecrankie beach. The house is fully self-contained with five bedrooms (two double, three twin) and comfortably sleeps 10 people, making it ideal for families, bushwalking groups, photography groups and others. All bedding and linen provided. There are two bathrooms, plus a big kitchen/dining area and separate lounge opening onto the deck with gas BBQ Facilities include a well equipped kitchen with cooking facilities include microwave oven, freezer, tea/coffee making facilities. The lounge area has an integrated television and CD player. You will see wallabies on the front lawn every evening and if you look closely there is even a resident wombat!

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Bayside

Bayside provides self-contained accommodation in the heart of Coles Bay on Tasmania's east coast. The cottage offers a self-contained double or single unit with an electric blanket and all linen provided. There is a fully equipped kitchen including microwave, conventional cooking facilities and an outdoor barbecue area. Enjoy the modern conveniences of an iPod dock, television and cosy heating. Sit and take in the views over Coles Bay to the Hazards; a spectacular granite mountain range in the Freycinet National Park. Freycinet National Park is just two kilometres (1.2 miles) away, offering world class bush and beach walking. You can choose to go surfing, fishing or kayaking across the east coast's signature clear blue water. Play a round of golf or take a four wheel drive tour and explore the east coast along rugged bush tracks. Plan a walk to the Wineglass Bay Lookout, or choose to continue walking down the other side and onto the beach. Dip your toes in the cool blue water and enjoy a picnic on the beach. Coles Bay is just over two and a half hours' drive (212 kilometres/131 miles) from Hobart, and two hours from Launceston.

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