EXPLORERS LODGE

Luxury accommodation Derwent Valley Tasmania

A taste of the Hamptons
on the Derwent

Your home away from home is located just a short stroll from the River Derwent at New Norfolk, your gateway to the Derwent Valley. Just 30 minutes from Hobart and 45 minutes to Hobart Airport. Recently purchased by your hosts Michael and Roberto, Explorers Lodge Bed and Breakfast is a graceful, renovated New England designed home with tall trees and tranquil gardens situated in a peaceful enclave of New Norfolk in the beautiful Derwent Valley of Tasmania.
explorers lodge back garden

New Norfolk is a hub of historical pubs, inns and antique shops and a gateway to Mt Field National Park, Strahan and Lake St Clair.

The lodge has 4 guest rooms and 2 self contained apartments.All guest rooms have a private ensuite, fridge, TV, heating, electric blankets and hairdryers. Guests have exclusive access to a choice of living areas to relax in, which have gorgeous garden outlooks including stunning sunken formal lounge with plush couches, piano, open fire and Hamptons inspired furnishings.

There’s a casual sunroom with rocking chair, day bed and comfy seating to eat or relax. Escape to the sun deck with river glimpses and spectacular afternoon sunsets. Enjoy a walk around the landscaped gardens complete with veggie garden, orchard and outdoor rotunda furnished with casual outdoor seating and BBQ.

Guests staying in the main lodge guest rooms enjoy complimentary Tawny Port in the sunken lounge and wake up to our highly regarded full cooked and continental breakfast.

Staying 4 nights or longer?

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Banksia Queen Guest Room

  • 1 Queen bed
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden view
  • Accessibility
Comfortable medium size room with Queen bed and wheelchair accessible ensuite.

Conveniently located close to sunroom, sitting room and dining room.

WiFi, electric blanket, hairdryer, heater, fan and Digital TV with DVD. Fridge, tea/coffee making.

Full cooked and continental breakfast provided when booking corresponding rate.
Disabled Room | Hairdryer | DVD Player | Fridge-Bar Fridge
Heating | Linen and Towels Provided | Wireless Internet

Television | Tea/Coffee Making | ALL ROOMS ARE NON-SMOKING

Blue Gum Queen Guest Room

  • 1 Queen bed
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden view
  • Stairs
Cosy Queen room with private en suite.

Coffee/Tea making facility, free WIFI, Digital TV, hairdryer, Electric blankets, ceiling fan, heater, fridge.

Full cooked and continental breakfast provided when booking corresponding rate.
Shower-separate | Tea/Coffee making | Heating
Ceiling fans | Mini Fridge | Linen and towels provided
Hairdryer | Wireless Internet | Television

Silver Wattle King Balcony Guest Room

  • 1 King bed
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Balcony garden views
  • Stairs
Large room with king bed and private en suite.

Coffee/Tea making facility, free WIFI, Digital TV, Electric blankets, heater, Ceiling fan, fridge, hairdryer.

Balcony overlooking the garden and hills.

Full cooked and continental breakfast provided.
Shower-separate | Tea/Coffee making | Heating | Ceiling fans | Mini fridge
Linen and towels provided | Hairdryer | Wireless Internet | Television
Balcony | Outdoor setting | Verandah | Great views

Blackwood Guest Room

  • 1 King bed OR 2 Singles
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden view
  • Stairs
Your choice of King bed or 2 Single beds with private ensuite.

Lovely north facing room with wooden sash windows overlooking garden and hills.

Tea/Coffee making facilities, free WIFI, fridge, hairdryer ceiling fan, heater, electric blankets, Digital TV with DVD.

Full cooked and continental breakfast provided.
Shower-separate | Tea/Coffee making | Heating
Ceiling fans | Mini Fridge | Linen and towels provided
Hairdryer | Wireless Internet | Television

Sassafras Self Contained
One, Two or Three Bedroom Self-Contained Apartment

  • 3 King beds or 2 King and 2 Single beds options
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Balcony with garden view
  • Stairs
Large, customisable 1, 2 or 3 bedroom self-contained apartment.
Partially air-conditioned with separate access.
Private balcony with table/chairs and direct access to the garden.
Washing machine.
Bedroom 1: King.
Bedroom 2: King or 2 singles.
Bedroom 3: King.
Kitchen with induction hotplate, frypan, microwave, fridge, pod coffee machine, kettle, toaster and dishes for self-catered cooking.
Separate living area with comfortable couch, dining table and large digital TV with Netflix, Stan and other streaming services.
Bedroom 3 has a large living space with wood burning fire and large digital TV with complimentary streaming services.
***Availability varies for the expanded two/three bedroom, two bath option. Proceed to booking page for availability and pricing***
Air conditioned | Shower – separate | Kitchenette with Full size fridge
Alarm Clock Radio | iPod Dock | Wireless Internet
Microwave | Stove Top | Dining Setting | Toaster | Tea/Coffee Making
Hairdryer | Iron/Ironing Board | Washer
Heating | Lounge area | Television | Free In-house movies |
Laundry facilities | Stairs | Balcony | Outdoor Setting | Verandah
Linen and Towels Provided |High Chair available | Weekly room service

Huon Self Contained 1 or 2 Bedroom Apartment

  • 1 King bed
  • 1 King/Twin
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden view
  • Stairs
Large, self contained 1 or 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment. Separate access.

2 King beds or 1 king and 2 singles.

Free WiFi

Separate kitchen with full size fridge, induction hotplate, microwave, Nespresso coffee pod machine, kettle, toaster, electric frypan and dishes for self catered and prepared meals.

Separate large living room with gorgeous outlook to garden with pot belly wood fire, luxury leather sofas, full dining suite and large digital TV with complimentary Netflix, Stan and other streaming services.
Shower-separate | Tea/Coffee making | Heating | Wireless Internet
Lounge Area | Television | Free In-house movies | Dining Area
Kitchen with stovetop| Full-size Fridge | Microwave | Toaster | High Chair
Laundry facilities | Ironing Board | Hairdryer | Linen and towels provided

Entire Explorers Lodge

  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Balcony with garden view
  • Stairs
7 Bedrooms with these options:
– 5 King beds and 2 Queen beds
– 3 Kings Beds , 2 Queen beds and 4 Single beds.
– 4 King beds, 2 Queen beds and 2 Single beds.
6 Bathrooms and Powder Room.
2 Kitchenettes.
Lounge Room, Sunroom, Dining room, Sundeck, 2 Balconies.
Outdoor Dining and BBQ. Washing machine.
*** Availability varies and is not available for online booking. Contact us via phone or email to enquire ***
Air conditioned | Shower – separate | Kitchenette with Full size fridge
Alarm Clock Radio | iPod Dock | Wireless Internet
Microwave | Stove Top | Dining Setting | Toaster | Tea/Coffee Making
Hairdryer | Iron/Ironing Board | Washer
Heating | Lounge area | Television | Free In-house movies |
Laundry facilities | Stairs | Balcony | Outdoor Setting | Verandah
Linen and Towels Provided |High Chair available | Weekly room service