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Tasmanian Wilderness Experiences - Base Camp Tasmania

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959 Glenfern Rd, Glenfern, Tasmania 7140 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Wheelchair access
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

What a way to end a trip to Tasmania. Close to Hobart but a lovely bush experience. Such wonderful hospitality from Graham. Really special location with well designed and super-clean bunk or cabin accommodation.

Thank Kay D
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We found TWE on line from Canada. Graham outfitted a backpacking hike for us including the gear, food, transportation and a guide Kevin. His hospitality at Base Camp before and after the hike was outstanding. Base Camp is away from Hobart in a tranquil setting...More

Thank loves2wander13
Response from Graham M, Owner at Tasmanian Wilderness Experiences - Base Camp TasmaniaResponded 28 February 2018

Many thanks for your kind and generous review - we've tried to match the experiences we had in Canada last year and hope we succeeded. All the best for your future travels and I hope we catch up again.

Reviewed 31 December 2017

Wonderful place! 5 adults and 6 kids, all catered for brilliantly! We slept in a dormitory, comfy beds, huge quilts, good pillows. Great showers, laundry and kitchen. Everything was spotlessly clean. Owner was lovely and very helpful. Would go again! And tell anyone how good...More

Thank rikimills
Response from Graham M, Owner at Tasmanian Wilderness Experiences - Base Camp TasmaniaResponded 2 January 2018

Thanks for such a wonderful review - I'm glad it all worked out for your group.

Reviewed 29 July 2017

BCT was our first stop on our 8 day Tasmania trip. We have visited Tasmania many times and this time wanted a relaxing holiday. BCT was a perfect location for starting our trip. We booked a cabin on our own and really felt like we...More

Thank Pamela B
Response from Graham M, Owner at Tasmanian Wilderness Experiences - Base Camp TasmaniaResponded 30 July 2017

Dear Pamela - you are too kind (but I'll still glow in my reaction to your sentiments!). I'm very glad you enjoyed you brief stay here - plan for a longer one next time so you can explore the region more fully. In the meantime,...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Came here with 3 friends to hike the overland track in winter. Graham was a great host (and cook) and we really enjoyed our stay! We were well provided for when we cut short the hike and returned early. Facilities were great and all gear...More

Thank Nicholas C
Response from Graham M, Owner at Tasmanian Wilderness Experiences - Base Camp TasmaniaResponded 15 May 2017

Hi Nicholas - it was great to have your group here and I'm glad you still enjoyed yourselves even allowing for the shortened walk. All the best for your studies and the future. Graham McLean

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A Protected Area on Private Land (subject to a Conservation Covenant), Base Camp Tasmania abounds in native Tasmanian wildlife (we are registered Wildlife Carers) including Pademelons, Bennetts Wallabies, ...More Echidnas, Wombats, Spotted Quolls, and Brushtail Possums. Discover the variety of unique Tasmanian animals, birdlife and flora on this 41 hectare property, or take an easy drive to some of Tasmania’s most renowned World Heritage wilderness areas and National Parks a short distance away. Try your hand at trout fishing in the Plenty and Derwent rivers; visit the nearby Salmon Ponds; marvel at the forest giants in the Styx Valley; journey into the past and explore the Port Arthur convict prison on the Tasman Peninsula; sample some of the excellent wines amongst the vineyards and wineries of Coal River Valley; or join us for a guided bushwalking tour with Tasmanian Wilderness Experiences. Accommodation suits a range of budgets and comforts for families, couples, groups and singles, and the tariff includes all bedding (doonas, sheets, pillows), towels, crockery and cutlery, cooking and kitchen equipment. Choose from:•Self contained cabin (for up to 6 people) with private facilities •Clean and cosy dormitory/bunkhouse accommodation (10 roomy bunks) with rucksack storage •Camping area overlooking the beautiful Glenfern Valley for ten 2-person tent sites. All guests have access to the communal facilities comprising:•kitchen and common room •toilets and showers •free laundry facilities •free barbeque facilities. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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GreenLeaders Gold level
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Suites, Kitchenette
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GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
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US$98 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > Tasmania > Glenfern
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4 October 2015|
Response from Graham M | Property representative |
Hi Mabel - I think we've answered your questions by "normal" emails. Let me know if we haven't. All the best. Graham McLean
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"Dorm or private cabin equally good"
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"Cabins are all quiet, pick whichever suits your needs."
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"Both bedroom are good sized bedrooms, beautifully decorated with bathroom and rumpus area (all on one floor..."
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"Bringing a tent will save you a few bucks!"
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