Onsite Activities


Tree Fern BridgeWe have a 5km network of walks ranging from 5 minute wheelchair (assisted) accessible to 3-4 hour mountain hike.

Historical Interpretation Panels

A series of 32 panels gives you an opportunity to really connect with Huon Bush Retreat's distinctive natural and historical features. These panels will give you a unique perspective telling you stories of aboriginal and colonial history, culture and lifestyles and geological and biological processes.

LabyrinthLabyrinth Walk

Sooth your soul and take a miniature pilgrimage. A labyrinth is a winding, maze-like path. They have been found in many ancient cultures and are seen as sacred spaces. Labyrinths are still used throughout the world as meditative and healing tools. Huon Bush Retreats gives you the opportunity to discover for yourself the possibilities of the labyrinth.

Native Animal and bird watching.

Huon Bush Retreats is a safe haven for native wildlife. You are almost certain to see pademelons, brushtailed possums and bennets wallabies. Huon Bush Retreats operates a wildlife rescue program assisting young native animals into adulthood. Because of this program you will find that there are many very friendly animals, particularly possums, so shut the doors at night or you might just have Billy the possum or one of his friends raid the fridge!

Each Cabin is equipped with basic information on Tasmanian wildlife. For the very keen we have binoculars and specialist textbooks available for loan in reception.

Chester Chin ScratchBBQ and Outdoor Kitchen

Our well equipped outdoor kitchen is the ideal place to share a meal. Furnished with everything you need to cook a delicious feast including stove, oven, and all food preparation and eating equipment.

Reconnect with your friends and family

Reconnect with friends and family with our complementary board games. Children’s toys also available for loan.

NB. Huon Bush Retreats prides itself on being a TRUE RETREAT. Your accommodation is free from television and our electricity is 12 volt only so therefore you will be unable to use other electronic entertainment. Electronic equipment can be recharged at reception.

If you (or the kids) truly cannot live without electronic entertainment for your stay please book our DVD/TV for which we have a very limited collection of DVDs.

Other Activities (charges apply)


EffleurageLoosen up, lighten up and let everything go with a soothing in-room Swedish (relaxation), Bowen or Remedial Massage.

Arrange your treatment as early as possible to ensure availability.

You may be able to claim a portion of the cost from your healthcare fund.