Early Spring sun softly bathes the Convict Station
in rich light
Staying with us...
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We offer a central location close to Port Arthur and the many
historic, cultural and natural attractions of the Tasman Peninsula.
A unique and historic 1838 home which offers warm and comfortable rooms; a home made buffet breakfast
included in your tariff;
a cosy and inviting lounge where you can enjoy a complementary Port
or Sherry, a superb guest library full of reading material on the
area and eccentric titles to browse, a good, complementary DVD library for guests
to borrow; access to the internet to check your email or our
telecommunications equipment when you need it; a fabulous absolute
waterfront location and an acre of lovely gardens including an
orchard, very old trees, chooks
and idyllic surroundings in which to wander or just sit and relax.
We offer local advice and a booking service for activities and meals
so you can maximise your enjoyment whilst you stay in the area.
We offer an onsite parking facility and check in is around 4pm
(but drop in on the way to Port Arthur - if your room is ready,
you're welcome to check in then) and check out is 10 am.
For evening meals there are several
good restaurants nearby or for groups, we will supply first class catering or
we can arrange for the use of
our commercial kitchen. We can also cater for lunches and dinners by
Bookings and tariffs
Our tariff ranges from $110 to $180 per night for 2 persons, two
share. This tariff includes a delicious continental breakfast,
complementary Port or Sherry, coffee/tea and cookies in your room,
free access to our DVD and book libraries. We also have fishing rods
and bait available for guests, a number of games and activities and
a BBQ for guest use.
Our exact tariff will depend upon the season, the number of
people you're booking for and on the length of
your stay, so please enquire directly with us at
that we can tailor the best deal for
Alternatively, if you wish to secure your booking immediately,
receive an automatic quote or just check availability, use our
secure online booking facility to
A minimum of 7 days notice is required for cancellations.
Cancellations must be made by 6pm, 7 days prior to the reserved date
otherwise the full tariff for the date(s) booked will be charged.
How to find
From Hobart or the Hobart Airport, travel along the A9 highway to
Sorell, then turn right at Sorell following the signs to Port Arthur
Map of the Tasman Peninsula). It takes about 90 minutes to reach
Taranna from Hobart and about 50 minutes from the Hobart Airport.
We are on the A9 (the Arthur Highway) 90km south of Hobart and
10km north of Port Arthur in the village of Taranna. Taranna is
between Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur.
The house is bounded by the
road on one side and the sea on
the other and is very well signposted. We are just at the end of the
Taranna Jetty in Taranna.