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Prossers Ridge Richmond

22 sites · RVs, Tents52 acres · Richmond, TAS
Prossers Ridge Richmond is 52 acres of rural paradise within close proximity to the heritage town of Richmond. The topography slopes up from the road to a large flat top and is dotted with weathered gum trees. There are sweeping views in all directions, including a view of the sunrise to the east and spectacular sunset views toward Hobart's Kunanyi (Mount Wellington). The property has good access for all vehicles, and there are plenty of flat sites for camping at the top of the property. Some minor leveling may be required in parts for RVs. Plenty of space though to find your own peaceful, private patch. And you're welcome to bring your doggo along too! We can only accept self-contained campers, so you'll need to have your own camp toilet. There is a dump point within 10km, located in Sorell. Situated within the Coal Valley Wine Region and just 30 minutes from Hobart, the property is the perfect location for travelers looking to sample glorious local food and wine, before returning to their picturesque base camp to recharge. Settle in, and experience the local eagles during the day or the Milky Way at night. You're sure to love camping at Prossers Ridge Richmond.
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Semaphore Farm

18 sites · RVs, Tents400 acres · Port Arthur, TAS
SAME-DAY BOOKINGS MUST BE MADE BY 2 PM THANKS. Semaphore Farm is a 400-acre property with convict history, bordering the Port Arthur historic site. It is a private timber reserve and a working forest farm. We have a combination of native eucalypt forest and plantation, and we grow hay and our own beef. We have many walking and bike trails through the 150 acres of forest and pasture accessible to campers. The campsite has spring water on tap, a hot shower, toilet, rustic camp kitchen, wood stove, gas BBQ, level sites, and a campfire when permitted. Tent sites are flexible so you can choose your own space within a 2-hectare area, while Level pad sites are limited. The Port Arthur Historic Site and a safe swimming beach are within walking distance and Safety Cove and Remarkable Cave are only a 5-minute drive away. Longer walks, including the Three Capes tracks, are easily accessible. Launch your boat nearby to access good fishing or fish for squid off the Port Arthur jetty. There is plenty of wildlife to see at night and birds during the day. You might even see our resident Wedgetail Eagle! Dog-friendly (must be under control/on a lead/contained). SAME-DAY BOOKINGS MUST BE MADE BY 2 PM THANKS.
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Fickle Break Farm

10 sites · RVs, Tents28 acres · Sandford, TAS
Fickle Break Farm is a 28-acre coastal property on the doorstep of a world-class surf break, only 30 mins from Hobart. You can walk out the door with your surfboard, bike, or running shoes and jump in the ocean or onto several beautiful coastal walking and riding trails. We are 10 minutes away from Lauderdale shops and 10 mins to the best surf beaches in Hobart on the South Arm Peninsula. Pitch your tent or park your set up on our beautiful grassy hilltop campsite overlooking the South Arm Peninsula and Mt Wellington in the distance. You'll enjoy good access to Mays Point surf break and the Clarence Coastal Trail just a few mins away with walking tracks to Cremorne and Lauderdale along the coast. The camping area has a communal fire pit, access to fresh water and power in our large shed if needed, and a table tennis table. We are on tank water, so please be mindful of this. And please drive slowly and be mindful of treading lightly on the land. We also offer a 5m lotus belle stargazer tent, situated at the very top of the property, nestled amongst the native trees and with water views, it has a luxurious queen-sized bed with beautiful linens and is a short walk away from the walking tracks to the beach. All guests have access to our well-maintained composting toilet with water views and a beautiful hot outdoor shower that is open to the sky. Next door is a large sheep property, and on our land we have friendly chooks, peacocks, Guinea pigs, miniature goats, horses and a border collie. Guests and children are welcome to pat, feed and cuddle the chooks, Guinea pigs, horses and the miniature goats! Dogs are welcome as long as they are friendly with other dogs and people, and can be trusted not to escape to the next-door sheep property (beware as farmers can be ruthless with dogs!). They will need to be supervised and restrained (tied up or placed in our closed-in yard at night so they don’t disturb wallabies and other wildlife). We love meeting new people and are passionate about our beautiful property so we can’t wait to share it with you!
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Eventide Sanctuary

5 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Carlton River, TAS
Stunning, 100 acres where Highland Cows and hand-raised animals roam free amongst all the abundant native wildlife. Immerse yourself in a beautiful natural environment and lovely friendly animals for a unique experience of being involved in helping Ian and Wally look after all the lucky rescue animals at Eventide. All hosted by the down to earth, local owner Ian and his loyal dog, Wally. You are welcome to help feed the baby calves their morning milk, collect the eggs and tidy the chicken coops or just relax and watch all the lucky animals live their best lives on Eventide Sanctuary! 🤠🐮🐑🐄😊
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Valleydew Paddock Camp

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents1 acre · Ranelagh, TAS
The location is central and close to a number of activities and events. The area is known for amazing bushwalking, kayaking and all types of nature based activities. We are also close to annual shows and events such as Taste of Huon and the Cygnet Folk Festival. Lots of local markets, music venues and Farmgate sales, each weekend. Try the delicious local fruit, vegetables and seafood/ meat....add some fresh herbs and seasonal produce from the abundant organic garden. Onsite we have kayaks and bikes for campers to use(deposit required). Located in Ranelagh, 2 mins from Huonville, 45 mins from Hobart, 20 mins from Cygnet, 10 mins from Franklin. Your hosts offer a beautiful paddock and yard in the amazing Huon Valley. We are a small farm with animals and gardens on the edge of residential convenience. Pets are welcome as are campfires in the designated fire pit.
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Cygnet Cloudbreak Farm camp

5 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Cygnet, TAS
A private spot just for you, perfect retreat just 50 minutes south of Hobart. Pop up your tent or caravan by the rustic pickers hut shelter, on a private paddock within our farm, located right near the Huon River and just a stone's throw from Cygnet. We offer a private space for just one group at a time. Happy to accommodate larger groups if required. Please contact me if you are needing a larger family/friends group. You'll discover 100 acres to walk, close encounters with sheep and cattle, and no doubt our Tilly dog will visit for a hello and a pat. Hence, we have additional electric fences if animals are close to the camping area. Take in a great therapeutic cool morning swim in the river, and beach combing along the driftwood shore is fun to do. Our dusk and night skies in the valley are truly magic. Watch the colours on the hills, mountains, and water change in front of your eyes, so pour a local wine, plate up a Grazing platter or Farmers Breakie basket and seat yourself on a good stump or camp chair and enjoy. (or platters and baskets are subject to availability and ordered in advance) Choices for day trips and activities are boundless as in all directions you can visit many National Parks, waterfalls, beach coasts, and rivers. We offer a pickers hut rustic shelter, camp toilet, picnic table, and bench along with a fire pit. (to be used in respect to fire bans). Firewood is available to purchase in advance. Please remember to bring your own fresh water to drink. We're animal-friendly, so bring along your four-legged friend so long as they're controlled, and on a lead at night. We have a Leave No Trace policy, so please ensure you leave the camp as clean and tidy as you found it, taking all rubbish with you. Relax in the beautiful peaceful setting of Meluklerdee country. Enjoy the ambiance amongst the Cygnet hills and beside the Huon river. A perfect destination in the Huon Valley to stay, wander and discover the many fabulous hidden local gems.
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Deep Glen Coastal Campsite

2 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Eaglehawk Neck, TAS
Deep Glen is a beautiful, quiet 5 acre property at Eaglehawk Neck, gateway to the stunning Tasman Peninsula. Hiking, surfing, fishing, swimming, diving are all at your doorstep, not to mention the famous Three Capes Track and the Port Arthur Historic site just a short drive away. If you want to see the coast shown in these photos, both the Tasman Island Cruise and Wild Ocean Tasmania offer excellent trips Bookings are for two adults; children under 16 are free. It may be possible for larger groups to occupy one site - please enquire before booking. As the site is teeming with wildlife including the barred bandicoot, we don't allow dogs. There are no facilities on the block apart from a long drop dunny (byo paper) and a small supply of non-potable water so you will need to be self-sufficient though there are good meals at the nearby Lufra Hotel and excellent coffee just up the road at the legendary Cubed Coffee van. We only make provision for two campsites so you'll never be crowded. Other info: - Hobart 1 hour - Airport 45 mins - nearest shop Murdunna 10 mins Check-in: after 2pm Check-out: by 10am
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Base Camp Tasmania

21 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents100 acres · Glenfern, TAS
Base Camp Tasmania (BCT) is a 41-hectare bush property in south-eastern Tasmania, situated in Glenfern in the Derwent Valley. We are approximately 13 km south-west of New Norfolk, and 50 km from Hobart. We have a range of accommodation options, including camping, a ten bed dormitory and a self-contained family cabin. All guests have access to the communal facilities comprising: * kitchen and common room * toilets and hot showers * free laundry facilities * free barbeque facilities * free Wi-Fi Discover the variety of unique Tasmanian animals and birdlife on the property, or take an easy drive to some of Tasmania’s most renowned World Heritage wilderness areas and National Parks a short distance away.​​ Due to our driveway access, we do not recommend booking our site if you are towing a caravan.
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Bruny coastal camping & funky barn

3 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents8 acres · Adventure Bay, TAS
Paddock camping or upgrade to the Funky Barn at cheap rates for bruny! Situated on a small coastal farm above the cliffs of Adventure Bay, at the southern end of the neck beach, and in a central location for exploring Bruny Island 2 options available: Comfortable lodging (rustic but stylish converted horse barn) with a double bed in the loft, clean sheets provided, living and kitchen area. Magnificent ocean views from the lounge or when lying in bed next to the window upstairs. There is also a Camp site available for just one booking crowd at a time in a relatively flat area. If the weather is wet you can choose to camp next to the roofed shelter if the horses arent there. The camp area and barn are in a peaceful location in a pasture paddock on 8 acres with lots of birdlife and walks nearby. It's a picturesque 10 minute walk through the light bush and along the cliff top coastline to the neck beach or just five minutes walk down to the sea cave. The main house where we live part time is on the property, but you still have your own space and privacy. Dogs are subject to pre-approval but must be kept under control if our horses or dogs are on the property. The property boundary is fenced so there is plenty of exercise space. Horses are usually only here during the winter. And please don’t expect Airbnb standards if you chose to stay in the barn . This is a fun affordable upgrade/escape from camping without the glamour and high fees of glamping.
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Heimat Farmstay

2 sites · RVs100 acres · Black Hills, TAS
Reconnect with nature at this unforgettable escape. Heimat Farmstay is an animal and nature lovers paradise. Guests can join us to brush the fluffy Highand Cows, cuddle with the donkeys or feed the mini goats or alpacas on request. They are waiting to meet you. Our guest area offers 2 powered ensuite sites suitable for a caravan, motorhome or camper van; a communal BBQ shelter with dining facilities and our rustic bushman's hut. The bushman's hut is full of country charm and is the perfect spot to gather in the evening for dinner or a game of cards and a nightcap. Set on a hillside in Black Hills overlooking New Norfolk and the Derwent Valley, Heimat Farmstay offers breathtaking panaromic countryside and mountain views. Mount Wellington, the Sleeping beauty range and mountains of Mount Field national park can all be seen from the property. Outdoor Experience: Step outside and immerse yourself in the serenity of our 100-acre hobby farm. Wander through the woodland and let the beauty of native wildlife capture your imagination. The expansive views of the Derwent Valley, combined with sightings of local fauna, create a tranquil and unforgettable experience. Animal Interactions: On request our guests can join us to meet the animals; Our adorable fluffy Highland cows love a good brush and are always jostling for attention, some of them are also keen on treats of apple slices. Our trio of Suri Alpacas are a wonderful blend of goofy and graceful. They will come and say hello and Thunder gives cute 'eskimo kisses' Penelope Jane (PJ) and Duncan are our gorgeous mini donkeys, they are endless fun watching them play and wrestle. They both love a good scratch and cuddles and plenty of human company. Our 3 mini goats Huckleberry, Dudley and Elfie are cheeky little chappies and what they lack in size, they make up for in character. They all like a good head scratch and pat Wildlife Encounters: We also share our 100 acre hobby farm with an array of Tasmanian native wildlife including wallabies, pademelons, possums, echidnas, bandicoots, wombats, quolls and even Tassie Devils. Wedge tail eagles and hawks soar the dams, native hens (turbo chooks!) rush around the paddocks and if you are lucky you may spot a tawny frogmouth sitting on the fence watching for his prey at night. Nature enthusiasts and photographers will find plenty of opportunities to observe and capture the unique flora and fauna of Tasmania.
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Forcett Inn

5 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Dodges Ferry, TAS
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.
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Sheepwash Rd Camp, South Bruny

12 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Alonnah, TAS
Camp in a beautiful paddock, 1.6km from Alonnah, on South Bruny Island. We offer several camping sites, on grassy, level land, ideal for self-sufficient campers looking for a convenient base to explore Bruny Island. The camping area is bordered by a striking eucalyptus forest, with plenty of space and an abundance of natural wildlife. You will be visited by wallabys, water hens and a myriad of other birds during your stay. Local attractions: There are many beautiful walks nearby, and plenty of local attractions. Take a tour to Cape Bruny Lighthouse; Try a Pennicott boat discovery tour; Sample the chocolates from the Bruny Island Chocolate Co, or enjoy a meal at the Bruny Island Cheesery or Bruny Island Hotel. Book in ahead of time so not to be disappointed. What to bring: Many travellers bring their own supplies with them. Top up groceries can be purchased at the Adventure Bay General Store (20 minutes - 15km) or the Alonnah General Store (5 minutes - 1.6km). Fresh sourdough bread is available for purchase, at the roadside fridge on the corner of Sheepwash Road. Amenities: You do need to be self-sufficient here, with your own toilet, and we ask you take all waste with you when you leave. Public Toilets can also be found close by at 8 Pontoon Rd, Alonnah TAS 7150. Pets: You are welcome to bring pets that are kept under control as there is an abundance of local wildlife and roads adjacent to the campsites.
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The best camping near South Bruny National Park guide

Overview

About

Venture into the wild heart of South Bruny National Park, where the untamed Southern Ocean meets towering cliffs and serene beaches. Here, adventurers can embark on a variety of walks, from the family-friendly Grass Point to the challenging Labillardiere Peninsula circuit. With opportunities for camping amid the park's diverse landscapes, South Bruny offers an immersive natural experience.

Notable campgrounds

  • Jetty Beach Campground - Offers a peaceful retreat with easy beach access and stunning ocean views.
  • Cloudy Bay Campground - A surfer's haven with expansive sandy shores and impressive waves.
  • Neck Reserve Campground - Perfect for wildlife enthusiasts eager to spot Bruny's unique white wallabies.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early to secure your spot during peak seasons and school holidays.
  • Consider visiting during the off-peak times for a quieter experience.
  • Keep an eye on the park's website for any last-minute availability due to cancellations.
  • Explore nearby camping options if your preferred campground is fully booked.

When to go

The best time to visit South Bruny National Park is during the warmer months from October to April, when the weather is ideal for outdoor activities. Winter can be cold and wet, making some tracks less accessible.

Know before you go

  • Ensure you have a valid parks pass for entry into the national park.
  • Check for any park alerts or safety information before your visit.
  • Be prepared for changing weather conditions and pack accordingly.
  • Remember that beaches are unpatrolled and surfers should be aware of strong rips.
  • Respect the park's wildlife by keeping a safe distance and not feeding the animals.

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