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Forcett Inn

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· Dodges Ferry, Tasmania
25 acres hosted by Michael J.
5 Vehicle/Tent sites
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Primitive camping
Best for self-contained campers. There are no toilets, showers, or potable water at this Hipcamp.
GATEWAY TO PORT ARTHUR The Forcett Inn is a small 25-acre self-sufficient farm that has its own cattle, sheep, and chickens on the property. You will feel like you're in the middle of nowhere yet you are just 6km from the town of Sorell, 10 minutes from surf beach, pubs, cafes, and shops, in the hub of the region's many attractions. We welcome self-contained travelers, you must have your own camp toilet and take all waste with you when you go. The property and sites have good drive-in and out access, and the sites overlook the pretty Forcett Rivulet. Unhook your van and leave on the secure grounds while you explore everything that is in the area. Turn right and there are Vineyards, Coal Valley is 15 minutes away, Frogmore, Riversdale, Puddle Duck, Pooleys, Wobbly Boot, and many many more. Hobart 40mins, with Salamanca markets every Saturday, Mona Ferry, Cascade brewery, all the restaurants and shops on the waterfront, and wharves. Enjoy the views from Mt Wellington. A bit further past Hobart and you are in the cider tasting area, call into Willie Smith for a cider experience or catch the ferry to go and visit Bruny Island. Turn Left and you have some boutique vineyards: Cape Bernier, and Bangor, all around 30 mins away and offer food as well. Unzoo devil park, Port Arthur and the coal mines, Eaglehawk neck, Tesselated Pavement, Blow hole, Lavender farm. Firepits are supplied, and Firewood can be purchased at time of booking if you're planning on having a campfire . Ten minutes drive to dump site and water refill. Base yourself at Forcett Inn and enjoy this fantastic region, with so much to do.If you are looking for somewhere safe to store your van securely we offer a storage facility that you can leave your van while travelling to and from your home in the mainland.We welcome self-contained travelers, you must have your own camp toilet and take all waste with you when you go. The property and sites have good drive-in and out access. The camping sites are located in a large paddock area, grassy and level, with plenty of space to find your own private patch. The paddock overlooks the pretty Forcett Rivulet and the picnic/bbq area. Sit back and relax whilst listening to the relaxing babbling creek. Dogs are welcome, please just ensure they don't roam around the property - please keep them with you at all times Firepits are supplied and Firewood can be purchased under extras on time of booking.Also if you choose to want to go back home for awhile we offer onsite secure van storage at the minimum one person rate of $15 per night. Base yourself at Forcett Inn and enjoy this fantastic region, with so much to do!
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Donna E.recommends
May 2, 2024
Forcett Inn Camping
Anzac long weekend
It was lovely little spot, not far out of Sorell and a short trip to the peninsula. Great views of the mountain and nice farming areas. A shame no water in the creek. Very well maintained camping spot. With good access for caravans.
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Kev S.recommends
March 16, 2024
Forcett Inn Camping
Excellent farm stay
The directions to find the Hipcamp were great and wasn’t an issue. It is a busy Hwy so give plenty of notice of your intention to pull in. The campground was flat and with plenty of room. Michael unfortunately had Covid but was welcoming on the phone. We will stay again at this spot for sure.
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Chris M.recommends
March 12, 2024
Forcett Inn Camping
Quiet solitude
A absolutely lovely quiet spot with great views of distant hills. Michael is a great host. Pity it rained for the three days there but still relaxing. Highly recommend
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Russell C.recommends
March 10, 2024
Forcett Inn Camping
Great place to camp, plenty of space, great view of farmland, very peaceful, Michael was a great host, took the time to come and introduce himself and to make sure everything was ok, would definitely recommend.
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Anthony R.recommends
February 27, 2024
Forcett Inn Camping
Beautiful spot here at Michael's property. Surrounded by farmland, cattle and a few sheep. Loved his dog Tess🐾. Highly recommend. We'll be back. Thanks for your hospitality.
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Kate K.recommends
January 28, 2024
Forcett Inn Camping
A beautiful, quiet spot! We had a fantastic few nights away as a family. Our kids enjoyed roaming the camp area and chatting to the local farm animals. Michael was a great host 😊 We hope to stay again!
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Dodges Ferry, Tasmania, AustraliaTraditional, ancestral territory of Palawa and Paredarerme 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 Michael J.Joined in October 2022
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