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Buttongrass Retreat

Buttongrass Retreat, Ida Bay, Tasmania, Australia
  • 6 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Price from $ $190
  • Cleaning Fee $ 100

This property is part of the luxury accommodation Tasmania collection.

Buttongrass Retreat

In the Far South of Tasmania, the forest parts to reveal a spectacular open buttongrass plain. This modern 2 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. In the distance, the sometimes snow capped Southern Ranges loom.

Relax in nature at the southern end of Australia. Two bedroom eco-cabin situated on an expansive native buttongrass plain with mountain views in 2 directions. You have
the whole property to yourself and the closest neighbour is 400 metres away.

2 queen and 2 single beds, kitchen with utensils and full gas range, lounge, shower, toilet and an outdoor bath on the deck under the stars. Ramp access makes it easy for infirm but not full wheelchair standard. Eco facilities include 12 volt solar electric, wood heating, composting toilet and large area of native heathland. Enjoy the privacy of your retreat or travel 10 minutes to the tavern to meet the locals.

1.5 hours south from Hobart city, 20 minutes from the southern end of the road. Close to many nature based experiences. Nearby activities include caves, historic railway, 5 different bushwalks, secluded beaches, Southwest National Park and Southport Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary.

Buttongrass Retreat lives up to its name as a true eco-retreat. Free of technology like TV, room phones, microwave, WiFi. There is sufficient 240 volt electricity to charge small devices but you cannot run hairdryers etc. Privacy is protected by 400m driveway, no passing traffic. You are on the edge of Tasmania’s famous South West Wilderness World Heritage Area. Next town going westward is in South America.


Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 10am


Buttongrass Retreat is 102 kms from Hobart


The area offers some fantastic food options sourcing the region’s best produce and catering to a range of budgets, see some of the best below:

DS Coffee House & Internet Lounge

Home Hill

The Cat’s Tongue Chocolatiers

The Local

Make sure you book in advance if you plan to eat at any of the above restaurants as they are very popular and easily fill for the weekend.

We also offer a concierge service on this property if you would like us to arrange any bookings.



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