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EcoCabin: Southernmost in Australia

Entire cabin hosted by Paul
6 guests2 bedrooms4 beds1 bathroom
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Southern-most accommodation in Australia. The perfect base for nature lovers to explore Tasmania's Far South. Nearby are bushwalks, caves, warm springs, an historic railway and the southernmost place in Australia.

Suits couples or family.

This eco-retreat is on the edge of the wilderness with 140 degree mountain views. Eco facilities include solar/wind electricity (limited), composting toilet, neutral water supply, wood fired heating, solar/wood hot water, set in a native buttongrass moorland.

The space
Your modern 2 bedroom self-contained cabin is a true eco-experience with 12 volt solar electricity and hot water, wood heating and is free from distractions like WiFi, TV and in-room phones. Inside, the rooms are spacious. Every window brings a new picture. Little touches include DVD and CD players, telescope, selection of native flowers, wood fired bakers oven and a reading nook beside the living area. The outdoor bath is a great place to enjoy a glass of wine under the stars.

Pricing includes one queen bed per 2 people. If you need extra beds, you need to book extra people as follows:
- Book 1 person, we provide 1 queen bed
- Book 2 people, we provide 1 queen bed
- Book 3 people, we provide 2 queen beds
- Book 4 people, we provide 2 queen beds
- Book 5 people, we provide 2 queens plus 1 single bed
- Book 6 people, we provide 2 queens plus 2 single beds.

Outside, the buttongrass moorland abounds with wildflowers and bird life. At night, you might be lucky to have a visit from an owl, possums, Tasmanian Devil or spotted quoll.

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Patio or balcony
Garden
Indoor fireplace
Refrigerator
Long-term stays allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

Ida Bay, Tasmania, Australia

Adjacent Ida Bay Historic Railway and 20 minutes drive from the southern most end of the road at Southwest National Park, this is the perfect place to base for exploring the natural beauty of Tasmania's Far South. Walk from your door to Southport Lagoon or short drives will take you to the trail-heads for many other walks.

Hosted by Paul

Joined in October 2014
  • 101 Reviews
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Huon Bush Retreats is run by a team of people who love Tasmania's nature areas and love sharing it with visitors. Paul manages the infrastructure and promotional activities and day to day guest enquiries. He was a full time activist in the successful campaign to save the Franklin River and various other environmental and community campaigns. Michael is our chef and assistance to our guest services staff. Gail is our main cleaner. A Huon Valley local resident, Gail is the person to thank when you arrive to clean floors, crisp sheets and fresh flowers in the vase. Our most unique team members are the native animals, many of whom we have raised from babies.. Most are very friendly and might even greet you at reception or your cabin.
Huon Bush Retreats is run by a team of people who love Tasmania's nature areas and love sharing it with visitors. Paul manages the infrastructure and promotional activities and day…
During your stay
- This property is a retreat where you can enjoy peace and privacy. Access is by key code. You need to contact us a couple of days before you arrive to get your uptodate code. ( Don't leave it until the last day, or worse, you are standing at the gate wondering how to get in. )

- For security reasons, we require a verified direct method to contact you. Therefore, the key code will only be provided to you by direct email or phone. The code will NOT be sent via AirBnB message system.
- This property is a retreat where you can enjoy peace and privacy. Access is by key code. You need to contact us a couple of days before you arrive to get your uptodate code. ( Do…
Paul is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Policy number: Exempt: This listing falls under Section 12 of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Check out: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Show more
Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Show more
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to ₹11080
Cancellation policy