The Lodge is situated on three acres of gardens and native bushland with views of Macquarie Harbour and distant mountains.
Enjoy sitting by one of our fire pots while you take in the surrounding nature and harbour views or make use of the covered gas BBQ facilities. Basic cooking utensils & crockery provided, firewood supplied (subject to fire restrictions).
The property is home to many species of birds, including the endangered Eastern Ground Parrot and nocturnal native animals.
Take a short walk to the waters edge and boats of Mill Bay, or follow the sound of the surf on a short drive to Ocean Beach where the Southern Ocean meets the rugged Tasmanian coastline.
Guests are welcome to use the shared lounge and dining room where large windows overlook the garden, bird life and water views. Shared fridge, microwave, toaster, tea and coffee making facilities are available to all guests (all rooms have their own fridge/kettle apart from economy rooms).
The house was originally built in Gormanston in the 1890’s as the residence of the North Lyell Mine Manager.
The building was cut into eleven sections and transported to the harbourside town of Strahan, on Mill Bay, in the 1980’s.
It was set on waterfront bush and heath-land overlooking Macquarie Harbour, where the home was opened as Strahan Wilderness Lodge, a guest house with en suite rooms, comfy beds and a range of facilities according to price.
Strahan Wilderness Lodge is different from the normal motel style accommodation, it’s a place you can relax and soak in the beauty of nature.
Guests are welcome to spread out and use the shared kitchenette/dining/lounge room overlooking the gardens and the fishing fleet of Mill Bay.
Take a short stroll to the harbour view terrace or wander down from the property to the waters edge and explore the rustic boat jetties of Mill Bay, perhaps glimpsing some of Tasmania’s rarest birds, which frequent the grounds.
Find a quiet corner where you can relax with a book, watch the boats come and go on the harbour or enjoy a bottle of wine as you watch the sun set.
After nightfall you may spot an endangered Southern Brown Bandicoot (seen frequently), a wallaby, wombat or Tasmanian Devil.
Choose from a deluxe self contained harbour view suite with king bed and own kitchenette or a private lodge room with queen or twin beds, all with own ensuite bathroom.
All rooms have comfy beds with crisp fresh linen and are uniquely decorated to reflect the style of yesteryear.