28 Gates is a private lodge for exclusive hire in Tasmania's Derwent Valley region, where guests can experience the local farm culture firsthand amid stunning surroundings, try fly fishing and get involved with a variety of farm activities.
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The setting of the lodge is picturesque, nestled amongst the rolling hills of the Derwent Valley. The three bedroom lodge contains two double rooms and one twin room, making it a perfect option for friends or families, or even a couple just looking to escape. The lodge can only be hired on an exclusive basis.
28 Gates is contemporary and simple in style, with a cosy and homely atmosphere crafted by the unique extra touches such as freshly baked cakes and bread. The lodge is set within the heart of a working farm, run by the warm and welcoming couple Susie and Mike. Hike to your heart's content around the 5,500 acres, perhaps enjoy some trout fishing in the five lakes or even a photography lesson. Activities are dependent on season but there is always plenty to keep guests occupied.
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Located in the heart of Tasmania's Derwent Valley, 28 Gates is a 5,500 acre property in a prime agricultural spot in this verdant region of Australia.
When to go
Tasmania has a temperate climate with 4 distinct seasons. Warm summer days from December to February and sometimes snow in the cooler months of June to September. The best time to visit Tasmania is between October and April, when the weather is at its best. By May, nights are getting cold and days are getting shorter. Winters (June-Aug), especially in the high country, can be quite harsh- though that's the best time to curl up in front of a blazing fire.