Derwent Retreat

Waterside Accommodation
Address: 12 Austins Ferry Road, Austins Ferry Tasmania 7011, AUSTRALIA
Telephone:61 0 413993911 Fax: 61 3 62730010
Derwent Retreat from the Air

Waterside Accommodation provide well appointed whole of house rental properties beside or near the water. All our properties are fully furnished, self catering and have views.

Derwent Retreat is a modern home situated on Stoney point, 12 Austins Ferry Road, Austins Ferry. Nearby Derwent Hideaway at 4 Harbinger Lane, Austins Ferry is a fully furnished 1950's self contained villa and Derwent Vista at 10 Harbinger Lane is just a little further to the south. All our properties have some of the best views in the state with a Panorama stretching from Mt Wellington in the south to Mt Direction to the east and to the north the Quoin and beyond.

Austins Ferry is the suburb with the most parks in Australia, and a great place to spend a holiday, base yourself for business or just stay for a day or two. To get to our properties you drive past historic James Austin Park where the first ferry in Tasmania was located. There is a public launching ramp and yacht club close by and we provide canoes and bikes.

Austins Ferry is steeped in history being the site of the first ferry across the Derwent river before a causeway was built at Bridgewater and there are a number of old buildings in the area including Austins Cottage reputed to be the second oldest in Tasmania still standing.

Austins Ferry is close to local restaurants and shopping as well as the Glenorchy and Hobart CBD's. Some of Tasmania’s largest employers and the best tourist attractions north of Hobart including MONA, Cadburys,Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Park, Salmon ponds and the Derwent valley are within a short driving or for some, walking distance. Claremont Golf and Bowls Clubs are both only a couple of kilometres away. The Mount Field National Park is less than an hour and a half away. Within two and a half hours you can travel to most destinations in southern Tasmania including the Derwent Valley, Huon valley, Port Arthur and East coast.



Booking Terms

An additional cleaning fee of $ 100 applies to all bookings and is not charged online. Prices are in Australian dollars unless otherwise indicated. No refunds apply if the booking is within a month, otherwise the amount of the refund given is up to our discretion.
Complete booking terms are on our web site at

Conditions of Use

Adult requiring supervision and all children must be supervised. Our properties are not fully wheelchair accessible according to Australian standard AS 1428. They may suit people with limited disabilities depending on whether assistance was available from others in the party. Pets are allowed but not encouraged inside at any of our properties.

Smoking inside is prohibited. Full conditions are available at

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