9 Of The Best Tiny Cabins In Tasmania

Relax in the scenery of Tasmania

9 Of The Best Tiny Cabins In Tasmania

Relax in the scenery of Tasmania
tiny cabins in tasmania

From rocky, rugged coasts to rolling green hills, Tasmania’s landscape is as diverse and versatile as it is beautiful. 

These tiny house stays in Tassie provide the ultimate opportunity to spend time disconnecting from life and reconnecting with the natural environment, and we’ve sorted through the best of them to pick out our faves.

Get ready to be wowed by all that scenic beauty and cosy up by a woodfire or two in your dreamy tiny cabins in Tasmania.

1. Seachance

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The small fishing town of Bicheno on the Apple Isle’s East Coast boasts numerous National Parks and idyllic coastal living.

This baby blue cottage is one of Tasmania’s original beach shacks from the 1950s, whose interior has been beautifully restored to include a large kitchen, spacious bedrooms, and a private back garden.

Soak in the morning sunshine whilst sipping on espresso made from the included barista machine or head down to the nearby beach to check out the surf or go for a snorkel. Shops and restaurants are only a short walk away, including the Gulch for Tasmania’s best fish and chips.

Just a short 2 and a half hour drive from Hobart, Seachance showcases all coastal Tasmania has to offer.

  • Location: 1 James St, Bicheno
  • Price: From $211 per night
  • Guests: 4
  • Bookings: seachance.com.au

2. Naivasha Cottage

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The picturesque landscapes of Reedy Marsh showcase tall woodlands and countless views of rolling green hills.

Naivasha Cottage is the ideal tiny stay for those looking to take a step back from city life and enjoy a slower pace of living.

Situated in a bush clearing, the cottage utilises views all around, with delicate picture windows framing the landscape like a photograph. Soak in the outdoor hot tub, lay in the comfort of your own bed and stargaze through the skylight above, or enjoy nearby walks to the coast, accessible caves, and mountain walks.

3. Tiny Escapes: Dogwood

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Dogwood by Tiny Escapes is hands down considered one of the best tiny cabins in Tasmania as not many places offer front-row views looking out to the Black Bluff Conservation Area.

Nestled right in the middle of the everchanging wilderness, so be prepared for off-the-grid living as the tiny escape runs off rainwater and energy from the sun. 

Big wide open windows frame the magnificent and changing landscapes below where you can go explore and experience what Black Bluff has to offer. Take a short hike to Hinman falls or wind your way down through the rainforest to the Iris River.

This private escape really makes the most of the surrounding environment whilst also providing a modest yet luxurious holiday destination.

4. The A Frame

Recently classified by the Tasmanian Land Conservation Trust as the “Land for Wilderness,” the A Frame is situated on 20 acres of Eucalypts, wattle and native bushland. 

This wooden cabin is constructed from reclaimed natural timbers and is fully equipped with heating, making it an ideal holiday destination for both summer and winter.

Although only 35km from Hobart, you will be fully immersed in the secluded bushland experience. 

The private deck is a perfect location to sit and read whilst listening to the sounds of exotic birds who are regular guests at the property. This unusual tiny stay will make you feel as though you’re living in a real life fairy tale.

  • Location: Oyster Cove
  • Price: From $460 per night
  • Guests: 2
  • Bookings: airbnb.com.au

5. The Compass Hut

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The Compass Hut encompasses the eco ethos ‘to touch lightly’, with its sustainable and environmentally friendly tiny cabin.

This Scandinavian Barn-style space runs its own power through a solar and battery storage system and collects its own water and waste.

Be prepared to switch off and reconnect with the 84 acres of rolling hills and farmyard settings. Spend the day with a 10 minute walk to Don Heads, or a 35 minute drive to Narawntapu National Park which boasts native Tasmanian wildlife and beautiful seascapes.

Whilst only being 10 minutes from Devonport, this tiny stay allows visitors to disconnect from their busy lives and slow down and enjoy the natural environment.

  • Location: 195 Bellamy Rd, Forthside
  • Price: From $220 per night
  • Guests: 2
  • Bookings: compasshut.com.au

6. Bruny Island Hideaway

Bruny Island is Tasmania’s own stunning holiday destination, with a variety of bushwalks, beach walks and coastal adventures for visitors to enjoy.

Nestled in 99 acres of protected forests, Bruny Island Hideaway is nothing short of beautiful.

Baltic pine is used to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere and southern-facing windows allow for a stunning forest backdrop to the houses’ interior space. 

A deck surrounds the eastern and western sides of the house allowing visitors to enjoy both sunsets and sunrises, while skylights are angled to capture more sunlight from over the top of the trees. 

Listen for the birds during the day, or try to catch a glimpse of the Aurora Australis at night. Whatever your interests are, this tiny stay is sure to provide a relaxing holiday for all.

  • Location: Alonnah
  • Price: From $385 per night
  • Guests: 2
  • Bookings: airbnb.com.au

7. Taroona Tiny House

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Taroona is a small country town on the western shores of Tasmania at the base of Mt Nelson and The Lea.

This loft-style property makes use of its waterfront location with the main living space opening up to the fabulous views of the Derwent estuary and eucalyptus woodlands. It boasts just one bedroom and is the ideal place for couples looking for a quiet retreat whilst still being in close proximity to the city.

Make use of warm sunny days in the indulgent outdoor bath, all hidden away in your own private courtyard.

This waterfront getaway allows visitors to experience the best of both worlds; bush living, with Hobart only 17 minutes away.

  • Location: Taroona
  • Price: From $195 per night
  • Guests: 2
  • Bookings: airbnb.com.au

8. The Pod

This Grand Designs tiny home has been described as a ‘love letter to Tasmania’, encapsulating all that this small state has to offer.

The 40-square metre pod makes use of the many competing vistas on offer; the dunes, Frederick Henry Bay, and the Southern Ocean on one side, as well as Mount Kunanyi to the west. All the views can be seen through floor to ceiling windows.

The Huon pine outdoor soaking tub, constructed from locally sourced timber from Lake Pieman, is the ideal location to sit in and stargaze at night.

This architecturally designed Pod is a luxurious city escape that you simply can not miss.

  • Location: Lewisham
  • Price: From $290 per night
  • Guests: 2
  • Bookings: airbnb.com.au

9. Sea Stacks

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Last on our list of best tiny cabins in Tasmania is Sea Stacks.

White sand beaches and sparkling aqua waters line much of the Tasmanian east Coast, and Sea Stacks fits right into the beautiful views around it. 

This self-contained accommodation was designed to fit into and blend with the environment, making them a continuous part of the landscape.

The elevated site allows for views on both the upper and lower floors, with windows leaving visitors desiring more. The Feldspar copper material illuminates both the interior space and outdoor deck, with the copper bathtub upstairs glowing pink to match the pink Tasmanian sunset under the skylight.

These coastal sea shacks allow visitors to be connected with nature, whilst oozing luxury and opulence.

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Feature Image: The Pod

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