BLOG

Uncategorised

Tassie Covid Borders Update

    Auckland declared a high-risk region   Published 24 February 2021   Tasmania’s Public Health Services has declared Auckland in New Zealand a high-risk region from 12.01am Thursday 25 February 2021. The Australian Government has also designated Auckland as a Commonwealth hotspot. This means no person who has been in Auckland in the last 14 days […]

READ MORE
Uncategorised

Luxury Tasmanian Tented Hotel Rustic Food Concept

  A Luxury Tasmanian Tented Hotel near Hobart, built to resemble an Australian Bush Camp, is a popular getaway for mainlanders.   In keeping with our Bush Camp theme, Truffle Lodge favours simple rustic, comfort food. We do not represent as a restaurant and we do not offer gourmet menus. Breakfast & Dinners are simple, set menus. Guests usually […]

READ MORE
Uncategorised

Luxury Tasmanian Lodge Experience Kayak Adventure

  Luxury Tasmanian Lodge Experience – Introducing the epic Derwent Descent Kayak Adventure Package     In all our years arranging experiences for our guests, our packages have never before created such a buzz. It seems everyone wants to do our Derwent Descent.   In case you have missed what all the excitement is about, […]

READ MORE
Uncategorised

Luxury Tented Hotel Breakfast after Covid

  This is breakfast as it used to be at our Luxury Tented Hotel. A buffet of smoked salmon, hams and cured meats, cheeses, boiled eggs, cereals, yoghurts, fresh and mulled fruits and toasts. Having most items self-serve freed staff to keep up with requests for fresh barista coffee.   Then there was Covid! Covid […]

READ MORE
Uncategorised

Coronavirus closes Tasmanian borders

  Coronavirus closes Tasmanian borders – this was a highly-supported move by our government, but we knew there’d be huge consequences.   As it turns out, other states have followed suit, and now even regions, like the Douglas Shire are also closing ‘borders’.   Tourism businesses everywhere are shuddering. They are scrambling to minimise damage, […]

READ MORE
Uncategorised

Tasmanian Luxury Eco Experience includes homegrown

    Our Tasmanian Luxury Eco Experience now includes home grown, thanks to some clever recycling.   We had tried growing produce before, and the pademelons, and wombats, and echidnas, and possums, and bandicoots loved it! To be honest, we didn’t know who was eating it, other than saying with some certainty that it wasn’t […]

READ MORE
Luxury glamping

Best Aurora Australis Tasmania at Truffle Lodge

  I was talking to my brother this week. He said that the Aurora Borealis was high on his bucket list.   I suggested that the Aurora Australis was just as good, and far more accessible. You could have knocked me over with a feather when he asked, “What’s that?”   My brother is not […]

READ MORE
Uncategorised

Tasmanian Wilderness and Wildlife

  Most visitors to our island have Tasmanian Wilderness and Wildlife high on their ‘must see’ list.   Truffle Lodge is a proud Land for Wildlife sanctuary. Pademelons, wombat, echidna, possum and native birdlife abound. There are sea eagles nesting nearby and a family of kookaburra call us home. (I know that kookaburra are not […]

READ MORE
Uncategorised

Exclusive Use Retreat and Team Building

  Exclusive Use Retreat was booked by a group of friends for this weekend at Truffle Lodge. The organiser has just contacted staff to thank them for their efforts in ensuring a fabulous time.   We frequently have groups booking Exclusive Use. Friend and family get-togethers are the most common, just to catch up, or […]

READ MORE
Reviews & testimonials

Luxury hotel near Hobart a unique glamping lodge

  Blogger, Emma Shaw, was looking for a luxury hotel near Hobart. She wrote:   Recently we were looking for somewhere special to celebrate our eleventh anniversary. We .. really wanted it to be somewhere where we could actually stop and relax for a moment.   They were looking for ‘A little bit of peace […]

READ MORE
Uncategorised

Luxury Hotel Unique Tasmania Devil Experience

  Visiting journalist, Penny Hunter, recently stayed at our luxury hotel and had a unique Tasmania devil experience.   She wrote:   It’s one of the most important rules of camping: always zip up your tent securely when bedding down for the night. You don’t want any undesirable critters sneaking or slithering into your quarters […]

READ MORE
Experiences

Tasmanian Luxury Lodge Experience is Unique

      Introducing the epic Derwent Descent Package   Tasmanian Luxury Lodge experience, the Derwent Descent, is an uniqu adventure near Hobart, Tasmania.   The Derwent Descent is a guided kayak trip which transfers guests from one luxury hotel to the next.   This is a private and exclusive experience, open only to our […]

READ MORE