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Holiday homes in Tasmania

Our most southern state awaits with a plethora of budget-friendly and luxury holiday homes.

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Renowned for its lush landscapes, mountainsides and the freshest of Australian seafood - Tasmania specialises in holidays that are defined with seclusion, atmosphere and affordability. Keep reading to find out where you can book your next home away from home and exactly where you should stay on the island.

Where to book holiday homes in Tasmania

Stayz
Stayz: Best for waterfront properties
Wake up to picturesque views of the coast from the comfort of your bedroom with Stayz's range of beachside homes.
  • Free cancellations
  • Taxes and fees are included in the price
  • You’ll need to pay for your stay on a date set by your host
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HomeAway
HomeAway: Best for secluded stays
Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and relax to the sounds of Tasmanian hinterlands when you book with HomeAway.
  • Free cancellations
  • Taxes and fees are included in the price
  • You’ll need to pay for your stay on a date set by your host
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HomeExchange
HomeExchange: Best for lived-in homes
Soak up that home away from home experience with a home swap on Home Exchange. Switch homes with your host or pay via Guest Points.
  • Free cancellations
  • Taxes and fees are included in the price
  • You'll need to become a HomeExchange member which gives you unlimited stays for a year
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Homestay
Homestay: Best for budget-friendly stays
There's no need to break the bank on your next trip down under with Homestays selection of cheap accommodation options.
  • Free cancellations
  • Taxes and fees are included in the price
  • You’ll need to pay for your stay on a date set by your host
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Booking.com
Booking.com: Best for the whole package
Organise your entire Tasmania getaway on Booking.com with flights, accommodation, airport transfers, car rentals and local attractions all in one place.
  • Free cancellations
  • Taxes and fees are included in the price
  • You’ll need to pay for your stay on a date set by your host
Book now
Airbnb
Airbnb: Best for stays in Northern Tasmania
Alongside the south of the island, Airbnb offers a variety of holiday homes perfect for exploring the Cradle Mountain region, Launceston, Burnie and Scamander.
  • Free cancellations
  • Taxes and fees aren’t always included in the price
  • You’ll need to pay for your stay upon booking

Where should I stay in Tasmania?

  • For beaches: Soak up the sun and sand in none other than Coles Bay. Freycinet National Park and Honeymoon Bay are both great itinerary options.
  • For mountain ranges and outdoor adventure: Be sure to book accommodation in the Cradle Mountain region, Bruny Island or Strahan if you're after a walking trail or two.
  • For wineries: Doesn't matter whether you prefer reds or whites, Lilydale has you covered with the state's vineyards. We recommend checking out the Ridge North Lilydale and Providence wineries.
  • For city stays: City slickers rejoice! Hobart brings you city centre atmosphere as well a real feel for Tasmania with the neighbouring marina.

Where to stay in Tasmania for cheap

Get luxury for a fraction of the price when you book in areas such as Hobart, Launceston, Bicheno and Kimberly. According to Airbnb, stays in Tasmania average around $140 a night, so we've benchmarked a cheap stay at anything under $50. You can typically find affordable accommodation in any region of the island, without having to miss out on features like proximity to the coast or stylish spaces. The only downside is that they are usually a studio size.


Where to stay in Tasmania for luxury

Get 5-star accommodation in regions including the north-east coast, north hinterlands and south-east coast. Some areas that offer exquisite views, hot tubs and plenty of space include West Kenish, Hobart, Falmouth, Seymour and Coles Bay. You'll find these stays all have uninterrupted waterfront lookouts and are effortlessly secluded so you can truly escape the busyness of everyday life.


Where to stay in Tasmania for pet-friendly accommodation

You can find pet-friendly accommodation scattered all along the east coast and northern hinterlands. Some areas include Falmouth, Wyena, Boat Harbour, Hobart, Sheffield and Exeter. You'll want to find properties with adequate grassed backyard spaces and potentially a fence. Most of the hinterland stays feature large amounts of land perfect for your furry friend.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is it legal to stay at a holiday home in Tasmania?

Yes, you are able to stay in a holiday home when in Tasmania.

What do I need to bring to a holiday home in Tasmania?

There's a few things we recommend packing in the suitcases for good measure:

  • Beach towels: If you're planning on heading to the beach, the stay probably won't have towels provided so it's a wise-decision to bring some with you.
  • Hiking gear: With so many walking trails and nature adventures within Tasmania, be sure to pack comfortable walking shoes and anything else you typically bring along for a bushwalk.
  • Detergent: Just in case the accommodation doesn't stock detergents, you'll probably want to pack a small bottle for any hiking gear and swimwear you may have.

What should I consider when I'm staying in a holiday home in Tasmania?

If you're planning your next holiday in Tasmania, we recommend keeping an eye out for the following features of your holiday home.

  • Central air: Depending on what time of year, you'll want to make sure the stay has either air conditioning or heating. As winter gets quite cool, a fireplace is also a cosy feature to have.
  • Private parking space: For those of you planning to drive, ensure your accommodation has adequate parking on site or the option of street parking.
  • Washing machine: If you intend to do some hiking, we suggest making sure that a laundry is readily available.

How do I get to my holiday home?

Tasmania has two main airports. Launceston is located in the north and Hobart is situated in the south-east. Hobart International has a bus line that runs straight into the city whereas Lauceston doesn't have the same option in terms of getting to the city centre. With car rentals available at both, the easiest way to get to your accommodation is via vehicle.


Latest Tasmania holiday home deals:

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Up to $10 off Hobart activities with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $300. Activities include winery tours, getaways, high teas, spas, sightseeing cruises, helicopter flights and more. T&Cs apply.

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GrouponGroupon

Up to 73% off getaways

Available for travel on select dates to Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Adelaide, Brisbane, Launceston, Newcastle, Noosa Heads, Cairns and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 10% off + flexible bookings on Australia hotels

Available on select travel dates. Destinations include Hobart, Darwin, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 20% off Hobart getaways

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WotifWotif

Up to 35% off Hobart stays

Available on select stay dates. T&Cs apply.

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StayzStayz

Tasmania stays from $54 per night

Available on select stay dates. Sample stay is for a pet friendly accommodation in Brighton Council. Destinations include Launceston, Hobart and more. T&Cs apply.

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