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Tasmania’s Most Unique ‘Glamping’ Retreat to Be Officially Opened on the 25th October

October 24, 2017 Hotel Openings No Comments Email Email

Nestled on the banks of Tasmania’s tranquil Derwent River in one of Australia’s first truffle orchards and just 45 minutes from Hobart rests Truffle Lodge, a luxury glamping experience like no other.

“We want people to REALLY experience Tasmania – Truffle Lodge shows off Tasmania’s stunning wilderness, wildlife and quiet in comfort WITHOUT the built up hotel like environment. Australian bush camp meets Arabian nights!

With Platypus swimming wild at your feet and many activities to choose from such as kayaking, biking, some of the best fly fishing the Derwent has to offer, walks through the truffle orchard and wildlife spotting. This is the ultimate way to truly experience Tasmania in comfort.” Laurelle & John Grimley, owners.

Private, spacious African Safari tents as well as a guest only lounge & dining pod for guests to enjoy Derwent Valley wine & produce prepared in house.

Each tent is fully equipped with king beds, lounges, heating and cooling, minibar, refrigerators, coffee machines, as well as its own luxury ‘glamping’ bathroom inside a converted water tank. Each bathroom includes a hand carved wooden bath and a separate rain shower. In addition, each tent has complete river frontage and a spacious private deck with rockers and a lounge allowing guests to be fully immersed in the tranquility of the Tasmanian country side in absolute comfort.

Sustainability meets luxury.

The property is designed and build to incorporate eco-friendly principles (Please see attached eco statement). In addition to this, Truffle Lodge is being developed as a habitat with for the endangered Swift Parrot with the planting of hundreds of Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus ovata needed for their survival. Guests at the opening ceremony, will be invited to participate in this wildlife initiative by planting a tree to added to the many already planted.

Forget 5 star, this is a ‘million stars’ experience and like no other! Enjoy the Tasmanian wilderness in completely unique luxury.

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