Southwest Wilderness Camp – multi-day package
THE ULTIMATE THREE-DAY GLAMPING EXPERIENCE IN TASMANIA'S MAGNIFICENT SOUTHWEST WILDERNESS
Let the everyday melt away with the ultimate Tasmanian nature experience in one of the world’s last remaining areas of accessible yet untouched wilderness.
Spend three full days exploring the remote southwest wilderness of Tasmania. Take some of the many scenic walks on offer, explore pristine waterways on a private boat tour, or simply relax in a secluded spot where all you’ll see and hear is the untouched beauty of this incredible wilderness.
At over 4500 square kilometres, the Bathurst Harbour Marine Reserve is three times the size of Sydney Harbour. It’s the ultimate destination for nature lovers with opportunities to see the rare and endangered Orange Bellied Parrots, visit Aboriginal middens and caves, and to take in the stunning scenery in every direction.
Experience the magnificent Huon Pine forest on the Old River and the untouched Celery Top Islands. Walk secluded beaches, spot local wildlife, or even climb a nearby mountain. All the walks here are graded easy to moderate.
This region is heaven for anyone who loves nature, and it’s a paradise for amateur and professional photographers.
Our friendly guides will be your personal link to this spectacular wilderness, with an entertaining and informative interpretation of the region – including exclusive insights from their many years of experience here.
And you’ll be staying at our exclusive wilderness camp in true glamping comfort, tucked away in a secret location known to very few. You’ll be warm and dry in private eco-friendly accommodation, with convenient amenities – including hot showers.
The exclusive guide for your wilderness camp experience is also a talented cook. You’ll enjoy delicious meals prepared from local produce and the best wines our state has to offer. We did say this was glamping!
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$2799.00 per person for 3 days/2 nights (as described on this page) – all inclusive with nothing further to pay
in winter $1899.00 for 2 days/1 nights – all inclusive with nothing further to pay (enquire for details)
We may offer other specials from time-time in the off-season and these will be shown on this page and/or our home page when available.
Three-day camp experiences are generally held over the warmer months between October and April.
You are welcome to enquire about group bookings for other times-of-year.
This is one of our most popular experiences, so we recommend you book at least six months in advance.
We have a maximum of ten guests, and we try to be as flexible as possible to suit guest needs. Each cabin can accommodate either a single person, two singles, or a couple. Beds can be either queen-size or twin.
We generally don’t require a minimum number of guests, given the high demand for this experience.
Absolutely, and if your booking is for at least eight guests, the camp will be exclusively yours – together with your guide.
Yes, single guests are welcome. You’ll join a small group of other guests for the experience. Your accommodation will be in a private cabin.
Two friends (who book as singles) may share a cabin. We have twin beds available on request.
This experience is generally not suitable for children under the age of 16 years. We may consider accepting children as guests with bookings for exclusive family groups only.
Please let us know your dietary requirements when you enquire or book. We can accommodate most dietary needs.
Your safety and enjoyment of this experience is our top priority. Our pilots and guides regularly assess the weather forecast and conditions in the lead-up to this experience. If the weather is not compatible for the flights to/from Melaleuca, or for your stay at the camp, we will provide you with options to reschedule the camp a day earlier/later (subject to availability), move your booking to another time, or provide you with a full refund.
Please note this is a wilderness area on the southwest coast of Tasmania. It is subject to variable and rapidly-changing weather conditions at times. We cannot guarantee ideal weather on any experience, and you should expect there may be some periods of rain, wind, and/or cool temperatures. This is all part of a true wilderness experience.
Amendments and cancellations are possible subject to our terms and conditions. We’ll be as flexible as we can, within reason.
The experience is a finely-tuned balance between the reality of living in the remote wilderness with the creature comforts of glamping.
Shared facilities include a fully-equipped kitchen, dining and lounge area, toilets, and bathrooms with hot water and showers. Cabins and shared facilities are interconnected with raised walkways. All our facilities are eco-friendly and designed for minimum impact on the local environment.
It’s time to ‘unplug’ … the camp does not have fixed-line telephone, mobile phone service, or Wi-Fi. Your guide has a satellite phone in case of emergencies.
Our pilots and guides are all trained in first-aid and carry essential first-aid supplies.