Dover & far south

Heading deep into the Huon Valley? here you'll find all your accommodation options for Tasmania's far south  


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).


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

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.


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.