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Duckbill Banks Camping

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· Osmaston, Tasmania
35 acres hosted by Tamika B.
12 Vehicle/Tent sites
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Family-friendly
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Nomadic camping
Best for self-contained campers. There are no toilets, showers, or potable water at this Hipcamp.
Conveniently located between Launceston and Devonport, Buckbill Banks Camping offers a beautiful, level camping area overlooking Quamby Brook Creek. The 35-acre property offers views of Quamby Bluff, and various options to explore and relax. Find yourself a nice quiet spot, where you can enjoy peace and quiet. Although we take several bookings at once, you are guaranteed a secluded nook, there is plenty of space. There is a woodfired hot tub beside the creek, which all campers have access to. Imagine star gazing from the hot tub of an evening, or enjoying a morning soak whilst keeping your eyes peeled for the resident platypus in their natural habitat! Firewood is provided for the hot tub, as well as your individual campfires. The hot Tub is not for wild parties, but to relax and view the native wild life, quietly watch the platypus in their natural environment. Please note, we accept one camper trailer/caravan per booking. If you are traveling in a group with multiple caravans, you will need to book multiple sites - but will still be able to camp together. The property has good access for all types of vehicles.The camping area has lush green grass and is bordered by native forest and the creekline. It offers plenty of shade and overlooks the water, which is filled with fish and platypus. Lots of native wildlife and birds can be spotted from your campchair! There is plenty of open space, so although we do accept multiple bookings at once, you'll still be able to find your own peaceful area. We can help guide you on arrival as to the best spot for your particular setup. PLEASE stop at house on the way through to check in, and we can guide you to your spot 🙏 Self-contained campers only please, we kindly ask you to bring your own camp toilet and take all the waste when you go. NO fishing at this spot, sorry, due to the platypus breeding area. . Pls take your own rubbish 🗑 with you! There is no lighting of fires without an enclosed fire pot only (byo). No ground fires permitted. Pet friendly - dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and maybe walked in the paddocks. Check-in is stricktly between 2pm and 6pm. Please message to arrange other times. Check out is 12pm unless otherwise arranged.
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57 Ratings · 40 reviews
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Melissa W.recommends
June 14, 2024
Duckbill Banks Camping
Peace and quiet and a hot tub
what a wonderful quiet and relaxing place to be, watching the platypus and sitting m soaking in the hot tub.
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Abbey B.recommends
May 19, 2024
Duckbill Banks Camping
Hot tub beauty
Quiet spot with a unique wood fired hot tub that makes the place feel cosy and relaxing. Felt safe and welcomed onto the property
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Rhiannon A.recommends
May 8, 2024
Duckbill Banks Camping
Hot tub surrounded by nature's best
Bert was a fantastic host. For a late notice booking he was very accommodating. We loved the hot tub under the stars. We didn't expect to see the platypus, but managed to spot three, a spotted quoll and a bunch of sugar gliders. Please pass on our thanks to Bert - Rhiannon, Daniel and the kids.
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Reagan S.recommends
April 21, 2024
Duckbill Banks Camping
The peace and quiet was so nice. Sitting in the hot tub when it was so cold was just amazing. A very relaxing weekend getaway.
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Dave N.recommends
April 15, 2024
Duckbill Banks Camping
Peaceful and picturesque
Totally secluded. Kids loved feeding the animals and searching for platypus. Hot tub is awesome to relax in under the stars
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Tallulah K.recommends
April 11, 2024
Duckbill Banks Camping
We really enjoyed our overnight stay here, it is a beautiful corner of the world and they have really added to the magic with the hot tub and other thoughtful things. Thanks for having us
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Osmaston, Tasmania, AustraliaTraditional, ancestral territory of Palawa First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Tamika B.Joined in December 2023
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