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Directions & Map

300 Browns Road Ranelagh.

We are just 50 minutes south of Hobart:

- Take the A6 highway
- 2km after Grove (3km before Huonville), turn right onto the C619.
- Follow the blue and yellow signs through Ranelagh onto C619 North Huon Road
- 2.5km west from Ranelagh, turn right into Browns Road. Then 4km to Huon Bush Retreats.

PLEASE NOTE BROWNS ROAD IS UNSEALED. THE LAST SECTION OF THE ROAD IS STEEP AND NARROW. PLEASE USE CAUTION.

Please drive slowly at night as wallabies frequently jump in front of moving cars.

Huon Bush Retreats - Ranelagh TASMANIA

Location: 300 Browns Road (Ranelagh), Huonville, TAS 7109, Australia

Set in an extensive private nature reserve, Huon Bush Retreats is just 50 minutes drive south of Hobart, in the Huon Valley.

Accommodation includes self-contained studio and two bedroom cabins, tipees and campgrounds. Eco-facilities include 12 volt solar electricity, compost toilets, natural rain water, wildlife without cages, 5km of bushwalk tracks in an extensive private habitat reserve including rainforest and a mountaintop.

Arrival Time: 14:00 | Departure Time: 10:00

 

Details

Huon Bush Retreats is an award winning, carbon neutral (Green Globe accredited) retreat offering guests a choice of contemporary, self contained cabins, deluxe tipees and private campsites 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. With easy access to 5km of interpreted walking tracks through rainforest, to a hidden waterfall or a mountaintop, you will not miss internet or television here. Your cabin is comfortably catered for with gas cooking facilities, fresh rainwater, solar powered lights, an eco-friendly composting toilet, a cosy wood heater and a private outdoor bath.

The Huon Valley is home to cool-climate vineyards and is famous for it's apple-growing heritage. Discover high quality local produce with an innovative and seasonal Huon Food Trail itinerary.

Awards

Tasmanian Tourism Awards 2008 - Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism Highly Commended

Tourism Industry Council Tasmania Peoples Choice Award - July/September 2008

Acacia Grove Cabin 2 Night Rate

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A contemporary, spacious eco-cabin situated within a Silver Wattle grove, this studio cabin offers expansive views and a mossy native lawn, perfect for watching the resident wildlife as you sit by the fire inside.
Acacia Grove is self-contained with gas cooking facilities, kitchen/dining/lounge area, en-suite bathroom, 12 volt solar electricity, wood heater and a private deck with an outdoor bath.
This sunny cabin is ideally suited for couples or small families. It is equipped with a queen-sized bed and bunks. A double sofa bed is also available.

Room Configuration: Studio
Max # of Persons: 2

Acacia Grove Cabin

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A contemporary, spacious eco-cabin situated within a Silver Wattle grove, this studio cabin offers expansive views and a mossy native lawn, perfect for watching the resident wildlife as you sit by the fire inside.
Acacia Grove is self-contained with gas cooking facilities, kitchen/dining/lounge area, en-suite bathroom, 12 volt solar electricity, wood heater and a private deck with an outdoor bath.
This sunny cabin is ideally suited for couples or small families. It is equipped with a queen-sized bed and bunks. A double sofa bed is also available.

Room Configuration: Studio
Max # of Persons: 2

Big Tree Cabin 2 Night Rate

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A contemporary, spacious eco-cabin nestled in the forest offering easy access, privacy and spectacular views of old growth forest.
Big Tree Cabin is a self-contained studio cabin with gas cooking facilities, kitchen/dining/lounge area, en-suite bathroom, 12 volt solar electricity, a cosy wood heater and a private deck with an outdoor bath.
Ideally suited for couples it is equipped with a queen-sized bed. A single trundle and a sofa bed are also available.

Room Configuration: Studio
Max # of Persons: 5

Big Tree Cabin

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A contemporary, spacious eco-cabin nestled in the forest offering easy access, privacy and spectacular views of old growth forest.
Big Tree Cabin is a self-contained studio cabin with gas cooking facilities, kitchen/dining/lounge area, en-suite bathroom, 12 volt solar electricity, a cosy wood heater and a private deck with an outdoor bath.
Ideally suited for couples it is equipped with a queen-sized bed. A single trundle and a sofa bed are also available.

Room Configuration: Studio
Max # of Persons: 5

Clifftop Cabin 2 Night Rate

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A contemporary, spacious eco-cabin situated in its own secluded patch of forest. Its huge deck takes advantage of lofty views of the surrounding forest and spectacular distant valley and mountain views.
Clifftop is a generous two-bedroom cabin with gas cooking facilities, kitchen/dining/lounge area, bathroom and separate toilet, 12 volt solar electricity, wood heater, a large deck with a private outdoor bath.
Clifftop is ideally suited for families, friends traveling together, staff retreats and small conferences. The main bedroom has a queen-sized bed, while the second bedroom has queen-sized bed and double bunks.

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 6

Clifftop Cabin

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A contemporary, spacious eco-cabin situated in its own secluded patch of forest. Its huge deck takes advantage of lofty views of the surrounding forest and spectacular distant valley and mountain views.
Clifftop is a generous two-bedroom cabin with gas cooking facilities, kitchen/dining/lounge area, bathroom and separate toilet, 12 volt solar electricity, wood heater, a large deck with a private outdoor bath.
Clifftop is ideally suited for families, friends traveling together, staff retreats and small conferences. The main bedroom has a queen-sized bed, while the second bedroom has queen-sized bed and double bunks.

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 6

Deluxe Tipee 2 Night Rate

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Strong timber and canvas construction has allowed us to build on the edge of natural bushland without major clearings. This gives privacy and close connection with the peaceful surroundings.



Showers and toilets are at the modern campground amenities block one minute walk from your tipee. The campground also features our almost famous outdoor bath for two. This bath is shared among tipee and campground guests and runs on a booking system.



The shared camp kitchen is well equipped for self catering. Most items are supplied including cutlery, crockery, utensils and pots. The gas range has a full sized oven. Here is the place to enjoy the company of an open fire. Alternatively, let our chef prepare your meal and have it served to your tipee.



The 12 volt solar electricity system runs the lights and supplied CD player. All tipees are free from television and 240 volt electricity. We can charge small 240 volt appliances at reception.



Features

Room Configuration: Studio
Max # of Persons: 3

Deluxe Tipee

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Strong timber and canvas construction has allowed us to build on the edge of natural bushland without major clearings. This gives privacy and close connection with the peaceful surroundings.



Showers and toilets are at the modern campground amenities block one minute walk from your tipee. The campground also features our almost famous outdoor bath for two. This bath is shared among tipee and campground guests and runs on a booking system.



The shared camp kitchen is well equipped for self catering. Most items are supplied including cutlery, crockery, utensils and pots. The gas range has a full sized oven. Here is the place to enjoy the company of an open fire. Alternatively, let our chef prepare your meal and have it served to your tipee.



The 12 volt solar electricity system runs the lights and supplied CD player. All tipees are free from television and 240 volt electricity. We can charge small 240 volt appliances at reception.



Features

Room Configuration: Studio
Max # of Persons: 3

Streamside Cabin 2 Night Rate

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A contemporary, spacious eco-cabin situated within a fern glade, next to a small mountain stream, this studio cabin offers absolute privacy.
Streamside is self-contained with gas cooking facilities, kitchen/dining/lounge area, en-suite bathroom, 12 volt solar electricity, wood heater and a private deck with an outdoor bath.
Tucked away along its own private driveway Streamside Cabin is ideal for honeymooners and couples celebrating special times in their lives. It is equipped with a queen-sized bed. A single trundle bed and double sofa bed are also available.

Room Configuration: Studio
Max # of Persons: 5

Streamside Cabin

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A contemporary, spacious eco-cabin situated within a fern glade, next to a small mountain stream, this studio cabin offers absolute privacy.
Streamside is self-contained with gas cooking facilities, kitchen/dining/lounge area, en-suite bathroom, 12 volt solar electricity, wood heater and a private deck with an outdoor bath.
Tucked away along its own private driveway Streamside Cabin is ideal for honeymooners and couples celebrating special times in their lives. It is equipped with a queen-sized bed. A single trundle bed and double sofa bed are also available.

Room Configuration: Studio
Max # of Persons: 5

Wallaby Grassland Cabin 2 Night Rate

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Wallaby Grassland cabin is situated in the heart of the property and is surrounded by Silver Wattles and other native forest species. It can be used as a two bedroom cabin or can be reconfigured as a large open plan meeting or staff retreat space. With level access and wheel-in bathroom, it meets mobility disabled standards and sleeps up to 9 people. It is in a semi-private open forest setting with outdoor space for children to play. The main bedroom is equipped with a queen sized bed and double bunks while the large second upstairs bedroom has a queen bed and up to three singles. The cabin is equipped with fully self contained kitchen, two large sofas, coffee table, dining table, ottomans and is warmed by a wood fire. This cabin features our almost famous outdoor bath, tucked away on the edge of the forest. Amenities include in-room CD player, a selection of CDs and books, 12 volt solar electricity, quality plunger coffee and tea making necessities.

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 8

Wallaby Grassland Cabin

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Wallaby Grassland cabin is situated in the heart of the property and is surrounded by Silver Wattles and other native forest species. It can be used as a two bedroom cabin or can be reconfigured as a large open plan meeting or staff retreat space. With level access and wheel-in bathroom, it meets mobility disabled standards and sleeps up to 9 people. It is in a semi-private open forest setting with outdoor space for children to play. The main bedroom is equipped with a queen sized bed and double bunks while the large second upstairs bedroom has a queen bed and up to three singles. The cabin is equipped with fully self contained kitchen, two large sofas, coffee table, dining table, ottomans and is warmed by a wood fire. This cabin features our almost famous outdoor bath, tucked away on the edge of the forest. Amenities include in-room CD player, a selection of CDs and books, 12 volt solar electricity, quality plunger coffee and tea making necessities.

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 8

Facilities

  • Bath
  • Cot Available
  • Heating
  • Linen Provided
  • Off Street Parking
  • Wood Fire
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Meals Available
  • Tea/Coffee Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Fully Equipped kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • No Pets
  • Toilet

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Cancellation Policy

When you book with us we hold the cabin tipee or campsite for you exclusively. Unfortunately if you cancel we may have to charge you.

50% deposit required at time of booking. Remainder 1 week before arrival. All cancellations will incur a $25 administration fee. Cancellations over 1 month in advance - deposit (minus $25 administration fee) refunded. Less than 1 month but more than 7 days - Charge 50% of reserved services (if unable to resell). Less than 7 days - we charge total cost of reserved services (if unable to resell). No Show - we charge total cost of reserved services. If we can resell the cabin to another guest we charge you just the $25 administration fee.

Shortening of bookings on arrival attract a 100% fee.

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