Your Own Fully Modernized Cottage On the River is Charmingly Authentic.
Located right on the Tyenna River (literally 10 feet away) and just minutes from the famous Russell Falls and Mount Field National Park, Platypus Playground Riverside Cottage is a welcome retreat from wine tastings, browsing galleries, enjoying our local eateries or walking the beautiful forests of Mt Field National Park and the mountain tracks nearby.
So, whether you've been catching trout or salmon, viewing the wild scenery of the South West World Heritage Area, gazing at the world's tallest hardwood trees in the Styx Valley, watching the local wildlife and waterfalls, or simply relaxing on the swing seat by the river with a good read, the Platypus Playground Riverside Cottage offers a warm and welcome haven.
There's a welcome fire waiting for you in winter at this easy location stopover between Strahan and Hobart.
Come and see the location wilderness area where the movie, “The Hunter” was shot. See where actor Willem Dafoe hunted for the last Tasmanian Tiger and also the site of our very own annual event Tiger Trails. Be the first to spot the elusive and legendary Tasmanian Tiger.... if he still exists!
Cute little riverside cottage accommodation right on the Tyenna River bank.
Just 50 minutes from Hobart in Tasmania, 5 minutes from Mt Field National Park and Russell Falls, fish for Trout, watch the Platypus, have great coffee next door at the Possum Shed, just relax in affordable self contained accommodation.