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  • Please note - this listing is for booking the entire Chalet. Not suitable for Children under 12 years old - unless by special request. An Eco-friendly and off-grid designed property, please note that electricity is generated with solar power and a back-up generator when required. Freshwater is via rain water tanks and creek (this water is pristine and suitable to drink), with hot water and oven heated by slow combustion wood stove. Road access is a bush track - recently upgraded in Feb 2020 for all vehicle access. Please take road slowly and carefully. A 4wheel drive maybe required in extreme wet weather events. Shuttle service available if required. 2 small friendly dogs live on-site. In cooler months it is advisable to bring extra thick socks, beanie, weather proof coat, gloves and slippers. In the interest of health and safety of all guests, disinfectants and sanitizers are used for cleaning and are supplied for your use.

Welcome to my secluded wilderness home.

Nestled on the banks of the pristine Hook Creek in the Shakespeare hills, this private 50 acre rain forest property is a perfect getaway for those seeking tranquility, lowering your carbon footprint, with an authentic unique wilderness adventure.

The Chalet is elegantly furnished with comfy old world charm & modern amenities set in landscaped gardens within a temperate rain forest.

Breathe the freshest air and drink the purest natural water, be carbon negative whilst picnicking, fishing, swimming or fossicking in the creek for a hidden treasure. Be delighted by a glimpse of a Platypus, the rare Azure Kingfisher, Wedge-tailed Eagle or the mighty Blue Giant Freshwater Crayfish.

Enjoy breakfast on the veranda to the sound of the many native birds; relax and dine on the afternoon sun deck; pamper your self in the huge bubble bath that opens up to the garden and over looks the creek.

Indulge in fresh local Tasmanian produce and wines in front of the open fire or alfresco dine by the creek. Self cater in the open plan designer kitchen with it’s slow combustion oven and gas cook top. Experience and learn about eco friendly solar powered living.

– The Bedrooms –

JULIET’S SUITE – situated on the ground floor with a queen size 4 poster bed and it’s own entrance and sunroom overlooking the creek and courtyard.

ROMEO’S LOFT – encompasses the whole 2nd floor. A combined bedroom and lounge, the treetop loft is open plan and overlooks the main lounge as well as having it’s own balcony overlooking the creek. This room has 1 queen bed and two single mattresses.

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway; simply want to relax and be spoilt; a wilderness adventure; or a rain forest hub from which to further explore the Tarkine region, Shakespeare’s Wilderness Chalet is a great place to stay.

My place is great for:
– Writers and Artists
– small workshops
– a romantic getaway
– honeymooners
– small weddings
– nature lovers and wilderness adventurers
– bird watchers and photographers
– small events – must request event with host prior to booking.

The gateway to the Tarkine, my home is located in the heart of the Shakespeare Hills, bordering the Shakespeare Hills wildlife and Giant Freshwater Crayfish Reserve and just 15 mins drive to the beach, Rocky Cape National Park and Rocky Cape Tavern and Bistro.

A 30 minute drive will take you east to Wynyard – an op-shop hub or west to the picturesque town of Stanley with its array of cafes, restaurants and galleries.

A 1-2 hour drive will take you to the West Coast; Arthur Pieman Conservation area; Savage River National Park; Cradle mountain National Park and World Heritage conservation areas.

Shakespeare’s Wilderness Chalet is seclusion, privacy, nature, wilderness and giving you a unique home style stay. Please do not hesitate in asking for special requests.

I’m available to make your holiday a delightful treasured experience and look forward to hosting you.