“Base Camp Tasmania” is an ideal base for your Tasmania discovery, less than 1 hour from Hobart

New Norfolk Accommodation

Owned by Tasmanian Wilderness Experiences and set in Glenfern, this modern, architect designed rural retreat is located in a quiet, secluded and peaceful bush valley, southwest of New Norfolk high above the Derwent River. Base Camp Tasmania is the ideal getaway for travellers, bushwalkers and anyone seeking a sublimely peaceful place to relax and unwind.

New Norfolk Accommodation

Where Tasmania’s unique wildlife abounds

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, Echidnas, Wombats, Spotted Quolls, and Brushtail Possums. Click here to refer to our Nature Conservation pages.

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 at New Norfolk to suit everyone

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
  • Free Wi-Fi

New Norfolk Accommodation

All facilities are designed to minimize their environmental impact, using natural materials, recyclable waste systems, energy efficient power, and a natural water supply.

Additional services available for bushwalkers include:


Family Cabin – minimum charge 1-2 guests $140 per night inc gst

  • extra adult guest $45 per adult per night inc gst
  • extra child guest $25 per night inc gst

Dormitory Bed $36 per person per night inc gst

Tent site per person $15 per night inc gst

Directions to Base Camp Tasmania

New Norfolk Accommodation

Please contact us on 0414 238 458 if you require further assistance finding us.

New Norfolk Accommodation

Map revised from original supplied by Information and Land Services Division




Please click here to refer to our cancellation policy and general terms and conditions.

Tasmania Quality Assured  Greening Australia  Global Sustainable Tourism Council 2016 As Recommended by AirportRentals.comAs Recommended by Motorhome Republic