Nestled in the historic part of Saltwater River, our 12-acre Land for Wildlife waterfront property is the perfect place to unwind and immerse yourself in nature.

Only 90 minutes from Hobart and 25 minutes from Port Arthur Historic Site,
with the Historic Coal Mines Site only a few minutes away.

The Cottage – max 4 guests
Compact but delightful, the Cottage is great value with beautiful views.

The House – max 6 guests
For longer stays and larger families, the House has ample space for everyone including a very private third bedroom with separate entrance and en-suite.
For the business traveller, the mezzanine level offers a large working space with office desk and free Wi-Fi.
Modern architecture with unrivalled views of Norfolk Bay.

To find out more about this beautiful region visit

The House

The House

Main deck
Large gardens
Dining Area
The Cottage Front

The Cottage

Panoramic views from the Cottage Deck
Lounge in the Cottage
Queen Bedroom in the Cottage
Pied Oyster Catchers on the Saltwater River foreshore
Wildlife at Saltwater River includes Dolphins, Skate, Stingray, Flounder, Flathead – great fishing for you or the Sea Eagles, Hawks, Peregrine Falcons, Pied Oystercatcher, Black Swans, Egrets and Wedgetail Eagles. Mussels , Oysters, Pipis and Soldier Crabs abound.
Disturb skate and flounder while walking through the shallows or glide over the top with our Tandem Kayak provided free of charge.
Cape Raoul
The Tasman Municipality comprises the Tasman and Forestier Peninsulas; combined they offer the most diverse day walking options in Australia. Choose from 35 fantastic walks in and around Tasman National Park. From 15 min short easy family walks right up to hard, steep, rough tracks for the more adventurous as well as the stunning Three Capes Track Wilderness Walk.
Kayaking at the Saltwater River Convict Beach House
For surfing, kayaking, rock hopping, diving, cruising or swimming. There are so many to choose from and you often get them all to yourself.
And, right at your doorstep, a pristine beach and a sea kayak to paddle to nearby Deer Point.

Land for Wildlife

Your hosts, Christine, Stephen and Thomas are passionate about
the Tasman Peninsula and protecting its natural beauty, wilderness and heritage.
That’s why they made Saltwater River their home.
Come and share their secret!