Put your feet up and relax after a day of exploring the Huon Valley. Beachside retreat, forest hideaway or cosy country cottage, we have you covered. Rest your weary head. 


Ashdowns of Dover

Come and enjoy the far south from the comfort of this award-winning, boutique  bed & breakfast. This thoroughly modernised accommodation offers three en-suite guest rooms complete with comfortable queen, king or twin beds, television, DVD player, tea & coffee making facilities and a mini-bar stocked with tasty snacks and excellent local wines and beers.

Relax in the sunroom enjoying afternoon tea or a glass of bubbles on the deck while taking in the splendid view of Reeves Hill and our meandering sheep and curious chickens.

Delicious breakfast provisions are sourced locally with many ingredients grown or produced on the property. Whether you choose to see the many sights and popular attractions on offer in the Huon Valley, or just relax and enjoy the comforts and hospitality of this stunning BnB, its facilities and gardens, we trust your stay will be worth leaving home for.

Dover is ideally situated as a base for exploring the attractions of the Huon Valley and Far South Tasmania.


castaway cottage

Castaway cottage is a relaxed haven by the sea in Tasmania's far south coastal town of Dover. The complete renovation of this charming cottage is newly completed! Featuring a brand new kitchen, deluxe bath for two in a glorious new bathroom and spacious bedrooms overlooking the bay.

Facilities at Castaway Cottage include two bedrooms, one bathroom, cosy wood fired heating, off-street parking, flat screen television and dvd player, laundry facilities, private courtyard with barbecue and only a few steps from the sea. 


douglas cottage

Enjoy the peace and tranquility over-looking a Tasmanian Icon, Port Esperance and Dover Beach.  40 steps from the front door will see you step onto the white sands of Dover Beach, dip you toes in the pristine Southern Tasmanian waters.
The cottage was built in the early 1900s and has recently been tastefully renovated...providing the ideal family getaway or just a tranquil retreat for two! Stay for a few days, a week or a month - the choice is yours.

Facilities include 3 bedrooms, one bathroom, a cosy wood fire, off-street parking, flatscreen television and dvd player, laundry facilities, private garden and barbecue. All within a few steps from the beach! 

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hawkers green cottage

Exquisite waterfront cottage, oozing romance and set in a peaceful forested environment on Hawkers Green. The cottage overlooks the tranquil waters of southern Port Esperance Bay.

Hawkers Green is tucked away in a quiet rural area just south of Dover- perfect for an exclusive getaway.  

Surround yourself in tranquility with abundant birdlife and wildlife. Enjoy your secluded beach, throw in a line, or just relax by your cosy wood fire and take in the views! Hawkers Green Cottage accommodates 2-4 people. Children under 2 years can also be accommodated (cot).

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Huon bush cabins

Located in an extensive private habitat reserve, Huon Bush Cabins is central to all the attractions of the Huon Valley just 50 minutes drive south from Hobart. This award winning, carbon positive retreat offers guests contemporary, self contained cabins and deluxe tipees against an inspiring backdrop of Tasmanian native forest.Relax by the fire with a glass of local wine or take in the view from the deck surrounded by native birds and wildlife.

Huon Bush Cabins is a true retreat; Access is via 4km winding gravel road with a steep 500-meter section. Electricity is 12-volt solar power: phones and cameras can be charged at reception. With 5km of interpreted walking tracks through rainforest, to a hidden waterfall and mountaintop, you will not miss internet or television here.

Discount rates available off season and for longer stays. 

Also at the same location are:

  • Huon Bush Tipees
  • Mount Misery Walk

ida bay railway heritage cabins

The Ida Bay Heritage cabins were once used by the Quarry workers of the area. The cabins boast a rustic personality. Fantastic for backpackers and travellers alike. 

Also at the same location you will find

  • Ida Bay historic railway
  • Station Cafe


Inglehope is a delightful, fully restored country house overlooking the estuary and yacht club at Cygnet just a two minute walk from the village centre.

The house was built in 1910 and was completely refurbished a few years ago. Pressed 10 feet high metal ceilings, a bay window, wooden floors, a large bathtub, and the wood burning fireplace have been retained and combined with the convenience of a modern, well equipped kitchen, laundry, two bathrooms and central heating. There are three bedrooms, two large living areas and everything you need apart from food and personal belongings.


Kermandie Waterfront Hotel

A boutique hotel situated in the heart of the Huon Valley providing cosy, character filled ensuite rooms right on the Huon River waterfront.

The rooms tastefully balance tradition with today’s modern comforts and are great value for money. They can accommodate singles, couples and families.All guests are treated to free WiFi, a continental breakfast and use of the shared guest lounge with expansive water views and fireplace.

The hotel is located in Port Huon, between Franklin and Geeveston. It’s central to all of the Huon Valley’s major attractions such as Tahune Airwalk, Hastings Caves and the Wine Region.

The Kermandie Waterfront Hotel is the perfect launching point for your Huon Valley adventure.


southern forest accommodation

Southern Forest Accommodation offers comfortable and quiet self contained forest accommodation in the coastal town of Southport in Tasmania's Far South, 100kms south of Hobart. Only minutes from beautiful white sandy beaches and a short drive from the Southwest Wilderness World Heritage Area, a bushwalkers haven. Southport is the perfect base from which to explore the many attractions of the area like Hastings Caves, Ida Bay Railway and Cockle Creek with the walk to Southcape Bay.

We offer quality at a reasonable rate and are keen to make your Tasmanian holiday a relaxing, comfortable and memorable one.


Tranquil point

The Tranquil Point homestead offers 7 light filled and comfortable guest rooms. Each bedroom contains beautiful hand crafted furniture made locally from native Tasmanian timbers and the cosy linen is also lovingly hand-made locally. 

The house is warm and welcoming and is completely self-sufficient with rain-water tanks and solar power.  It has country style features to make your stay relaxed and comfortable.  In the cooler months, warm yourself in front of our large wood heater and chat with new friends. 

Located in picturesque Deep Bay just 10 minutes from Cygnet. Tranquil Point is a retreat facility open to both individuals and retreat facilitators. 

At the same location are:

  • Tranquil Point Organic Shop
  • Tranquil Point Bikram Yoga school

Raminea roses

The historic Raminea Roses cottage sits charmingly amongst the peace and tranquility of forested surrounds and lawned gardens... just a few km south of Dover. With 8 acres to roam and a gorgeous outlook, it is perfect for a family getaway or even a romantic retreat.  Raminea Roses features three bedrooms with your choice of wood fired heating or reverse cycle aircon...a superbly comfortable base for exploring Far South Tasmania.