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Buttongrass Retreat (southernmost in Australia)

Cabin -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Dover, Tasmania
In the Far South of Tasmania, the forest parts to reveal a spectacular open buttongrass plain. Your modern two bedroom self-contained cabin is a comfortable eco-experience with 12 volt solar electricity and hot water, wood heating and is free from distractions like TV and in-room phones.

The perfect place to base for exploring the natural beauty of Tasmania's Far South.

This special habitat is home to a unique range of flowers, birds and animals, a community found nowhere else. The moorland plains are at the base of Australia's southernmost mountain ranges. To the south are, the sometimes snow-capped Southern Ranges and to the west is Adamsons Peak.

Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: TICT Accredited # ​3051266
Listing #FKN3367239
About the Owner
Paul D
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
Self checkin via key code. General phone assistance from 8am to 7pm, 24 hour emergency phone assistance
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

We stayed at Buttongrass Retreat for 4 nights - was just what we needed as a family. Went with 13/11yo that relaxed, read and had family time - excellent. The accommodation is great with open views of the area, handy to trips north or south....More

Thank SKBrown123
driftwoodcott, VR Owner at Buttongrass Retreat (southernmost in Australia), responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Hi SKB, Thanks for the review and the high score. Buttongrass Retreat lives up to its name so is perfect for people wanting to get away from the city and who appreciate time with their friends or family and like nature. Looks like you went...More

Reviewed 27 March 2015

Buttongrass Retreat is everything it claims to be, and a whole lot more! The solitude was so refreshing, the only sounds being the wind in the gum trees and the robins flitting about the undergrowth. Yes, you need to be prepared for an eco-experience unlike...More

Thank forkandfoot
driftwoodcott, VR Owner at Buttongrass Retreat (southernmost in Australia), responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

G'Day Andrew, Thanks for your visit and your review. Looks like this secluded eco-retreat suits you perfectly. Maybe we will see you again, Cheers, Paul D

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Reviewed 31 December 2014

This place is just what it claimed to be. It aims to be ecologically correct, and succeeds while remaining practical to use and being really quite upmarket in aesthetic design and quality of fittings and furnishings. It is accessible by sealed road from Hobart in...More

Thank jeremyr666
driftwoodcott, VR Owner at Buttongrass Retreat (southernmost in Australia), responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Hi jeremy, Thanks for your review. Glad to see that you engaged with the nature features and enjoyed the Ida Bay Railway. Due to our diligent cleaning regime, single night stays can tend to be expensive, especially when we need to pay penalty rates for...More

  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
If you like sustainable features and nature, you will love Buttongrass Retreat. By default, children are not allowed. Children can sometimes be negotiated at additional $50 per...
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
    2 Queens
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  • Cleaning : £57 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £114 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Far South Tasmania, where mountain and forests meet the Great Southern Ocean. Relax and unwind at your choice of quality accommodation in the region, choose from the many beautiful walks through pristine forests and exquisite beaches, Try your hand at fishing, sailing, boating, diving or stroll along the white, sandy beaches that epitomise Tasmania's Far South region.

The island’s natural features blend and weave their way with you on your journey to the Far South. The wild, rugged essence of mountains comes down from the west, a legacy of dramatic coastlines and alpine tarns, to turn at the southern tip, away from the bracing, yet alluring force of the great Southern Ocean - to the more sheltered calm of the Tasman Sea.
Getting around
There are no street lights and few people to ask the way after hours. We recommend that you plan your trip to arrive before dark.

There is no public transport, you will need your own or a hire car.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Hobart: 120.0 km
Railway: Ida Bay Railway: 0.4 km
Ferry: Spirit of Tasmania: 384.0 km
This is the southernmost area of Australia. About 1.75 hours south from Hobart, in Tasmania's Far South.
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Nearest Beach: 12.0 km.
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