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A bush retreat for nature lovers


Base Camp Tasmania (BCT) is a 41-hectare bush property in south-eastern Tasmania, situated in Glenfern in the Derwent Valley, approximately 13 km south-west of New Norfolk and 50 km from Hobart.

Accommodation and Facilities to suit everyone

Accommodation suits a range of budgets and comforts for families, couples, groups and singles. The price includes all bedding (doonas, sheets, pillows), towels, crockery and cutlery, cooking and kitchen equipment.

Choose from:

  • Self contained cabin (for up to 6 people - 1 x QS bed and 4 roomy bunks) with private facilities

  • Clean and cosy mixed dormitory/bunkhouse accommodation (10 roomy bunks) with rucksack storage

  • Camping area overlooking the beautiful Glenfern Valley

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

Where Tasmania’s unique wildlife abounds

A Protected Area on Private Land (PAPL - subject to a Conservation Covenant), BCT abounds in native Tasmanian wildlife, including pademelons, Bennetts wallabies, echidnas, wombats, spotted quolls, and brushtail possums.  The Conservation Covenant confers the status of a privately owned national park on 37 hectares of BCT, which is protected in perpetuity.


Discover the variety of unique Tasmanian animals, birdlife and flora on the property, or take an easy drive to some of Tasmania’s most renowned World Heritage wilderness areas and National Parks a short distance away.

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