Set amidst the spectacular landscapes of the Freycinet Peninsula, Saffire is a contemporary, luxury boutique property that captures the essence of this unique region. Saffire's stylish interior and the dazzling exterior are a winning combination.
Located on the East Coast of Tasmania Saffire offers splendid views over the the Hazard Mountains as well as taking in the stunning Great Oyster Bay.
With an innovative head chef at the relm this property offers a gourmet delight. The restuarant, Palate showcases some of Tasmania's finest produce but you cannot leave without trying the Oysters which are practically farmed on the properties doorstep.
With a variety of activities you will be kept busy! From beekeeping to mountain biking to bushwalks. But don't leave without trying to spot the Tasmanian Devil.
The design of Saffire is inspired by the surrounding waves and sandy beaches, with the main building taking the form of a Manta Ray
Distinct in its design, Saffire is a luxury coastal sanctuary on Tasmania’s East Coast that features only 20 suites. With the vast expanses of Tasmanian wilderness surrounding you, Saffire really has an exclusive atmosphere, heightened by uncompromising service and stunning attention to detail.
Taking inspiration from the colors of the Freycinet Peninsula, each of the 20 suites is luxuriously appointed, designed with an eclectic combination of traditional and contemporary elements, all with magnificent views of the Hazards Mountains and azure blue waters of Great Oyster Bay. Saffire’s use of timber, stone and leather connects the interiors with the surrounding environment, making the most of the natural coastal beauty and dramatic scenery.
The innovative menus at the Palate Restaurant make the most of the stunning local produce, taking advantage of whatever is fresh out of the water or the paddock. Saffire’s executive chef Iain Todd can turn his hand to anything, be it recreating a favorite dish, campfire dining or multi-course dégustation menus paired with the finest local wines.
Saffire has an extensive array of activities on offer to suit every guest, with deserted islands, wild bushland and secluded beaches to explore. Take a visit to Schouten Island, which is home to penguin rookeries and seal colonies and from May to November, this remote island is the place to spot migrating Southern Right whales.
Following a day of exploration walking the white sands of Wineglass Bay or indulging in some of Tasmania’s exquisite food and wine, visit Spa Saffire, with a wide range of bespoke treatments on offer, designed by some of the world’s leading experts.
When to visit
Keep your blinds open at night, and let the natural light wake you whilst you soak up the striking scenery.
The Freycinet Peninsula extends south-eastwards from Tasmania’s coastline and is a fully protected national park. Saffire is located on the inside of the gentle curve of sandy coastline that joins the peninsula to mainland Tasmania. Saffire overlooks the wide expanses of Great Oyster Bay and the Hazards Mountains.
Bruny Island Full Day Private Adventure Tour
Discover rugged Bruny Island on a private wilderness tour around the island taking in the diverse and fascinating scenery before sampling some of the islands local produce.
Day 1- Cradle Mountain Huts Walk: Waldheim to Barn Bluff Hut
Explore one of Australia's World Heritage Areas whilst walking the world-famous overland track passing through the never-ending terrain of Cradle Mountain and lake St Claire National Park on this six day, five night guided walk.
Day 2- Cradle Mountain Huts Walk: Barn Bluff Hut – Pine Forest Moor Hut
Today you will be walking for approximately six hours across mossy plains and alpine moors. Leaving the dramatic peak of Cradle Mountain behind you, your destination today is the stately Mt Pelion West.
Day 3 - Cradle Mountain Huts Walk: Pine Forest Moor Hut – Pelion Hut
This morning descend to a lower altitude and venture through native myrtle-beech rainforest that thrives at the base of Mt Pelion. With the Forth River in site follow the banks of this gushing waterway leading to picturesque Lemonthyme Valley.
Day 4 - Cradle Mountain Huts Walk: Pelion Hut to Kia Ora Hut
This morning you will ascend almost 300m to Pelion Gap a plateau stretching between Mt Pelion East and My Ossa.
Day 5 - Cradle Mountain Huts Walk: Kia Ora Hut to Windy Ridge Hut
Today you will swap mountainous peaks for thundering waterfalls. From Kia Ora Hut it’s a gentle one hour walk through temperate forest to Du Cane, where a traditional hunters hut from the early 20th century still stands strong.
Day 6 - Cradle Mountain Huts Walk: Windy Ridge Hut – Lake St Claire
Today’s walk is the shortest in duration but arguably the most scenic. Your destination today is Lake St Claire, a natural glacier-carved lake known as one of Australia’s deepest.
Saffire - Tasmanian Devil Experience
No trip to Tasmania is complete without an encounter with the Tasmanian devil. As part of Saffire's Tasmanian Devil conservation program, you can visit the center and watch them in their natural habitat.