"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived"
- Henry David Thoreau
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Saintys Creek is a tranquil and beautiful body of water flowing through centuries-old forest and dispersing into the serene Cloudy Bay Lagoon on South Bruny Island. Saintys Creek Cottage is located on a secluded bush block, a short walk from the creek – and a million miles from the stresses of city life.

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Saintys Creek Cottage Accommodation

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From the outside, this beautiful timber cottage looks like it may have once housed early settlers, but inside, it is timber-lined, warm and welcoming. The large living and dining space has an open fire coupled with electric heating and a clean trouble-free kitchen with comfortable furniture.

Double glass doors open up to the large outdoor living deck with a step down to the attractive grassed garden area below -- at dawn or dusk, you will often share the space with one of Bruny Island’s unique White Wallabies - regular visitors to this garden.

Sitting outside with a nice bottle of wine accompanied by exquisite local cheeses and engaging with the stunning bush surroundings, enjoying the forest life whilst taking in the serenity of this truly special place, is a typically mesmerizing Saintys Creek Cottage experience.

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  • TV
  • BBQ
  • Couches
  • Outdoor setting
  • Dining table
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Coffee table
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo, conditioner, bath gel, soap
  • Toaster
  • Tea / Coffee
  • Kettle
  • All kitchen utensils
  • Wood fired heater / Electric heater.


Saintys Creek Cottage is located at the southern end of Bruny Island.

Bushwalkers will be spoilt for choice – the majestic old-growth forest is laced with walking trails. The more adventurous may want to take a kayak for a paddle down Saintys Creek and explore oyster-lined Cloudy Bay Lagoon.

This unspoiled seclusion is located more than 30 minutes from the nearest store, so it is recommended visitors bring their own provisions to make the most of the Saintys Creek setting.

Address: 546 Cloudy Bay Rd, South Bruny, Tasmania Australia 7150

Guest Reviews

We had a wonderful stay at The Cottage. It was peaceful and beautiful, surrounded by the multilayered Tasmanian bush with visits from wallabies and pademelons and a very insistent shrike thrush. One of our trio loves birds so after dark we went looking for owls. No owls but so many other nocturnal creatures. A walk to Cloudy Bay East Head through flowering shrubs accompanied by fast moving squalls was invigorating and then returning to the cottage and a warm fire. What more could we want? Thank you Ben for organising a last minute booking . Hope to be back .

Beautiful secluded cottage. Outstanding experience. The cottage is beautifully set deep in lush forest with only the sounds of nature to wake you in the morning. I stayed there for two nights with my wife and we could not have been happier. A wonderful place and we will be back. The communication prior to our trip was excellent, our host made sure that we would have the perfect stay.
Stewart G

Wow ! Great place ! We felt at home straight away :) beautiful island we loved staying here a bit longer. The best end of our 1 month holiday in Tasmania! We saw wallabys in the garden every evening.
Ben, Johin and Sem

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this quaint little isolated cottage. It had all the comforts of home and was so private and romantic for us. Having NO phone reception gave us the total serenity of enjoying each other. It was sad when our stay was over and we had to return to reality. Ben was an amazing host - much gratitude
Tracey and Theo

This cottage is a real Gem. We stayed for 3 nights then rescheduled our plans so we could return before we left Tasmania. Without a doubt our best experience ever. Quaint, secluded, unique and comfortable. A little slice of heaven we have already decided to return same time next year. 10 / 10
Andy and Julie Smith

The best experience we have ever had seriously Serenity and in the wild. Take everything with you but you'll love it.
Andy and Julie Smith


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