Feeding the Cows at Tarraleah
Tarraleah Lodge
Relax at the Tarraleah Pub
Tarraleah Estate Cottages
previous arrow
next arrow






Tarraleah Estate is a beautiful historic town in the heart of Tasmania’s Central Highlands.  The estate’s stunning world heritage wilderness backdrop and a wide range of quality bed and breakfast and self-contained accommodation options provide a perfect spot for a holiday, romantic getaway, group get together or corporate retreat.


Located on the Lyell Highway two hours’ drive northwest of Hobart, we offer a perfect place to stay on your western wilds journey to Lake St Clair, Strahan, and Cradle Mountain.


Tarraleah has a unique and interesting history, having once been a town for the workers and their families responsible for developing Tasmania’s pioneering Hydroelectric scheme. The 1930’s Art Deco Cottage homes have been affectionally restored and furnished providing you with a memorable and charming overnight stay. Other accommodation choices include our luxury Tarraleah Lodge, Scholars House, Highlander Cabins, Blue House and Caravan Park.


There is a wide range of things to see and do during your stay, such as hand feeding our beautiful Scottish Highland Cows, walking our many wilderness trails, taking a kayaking, mountain bike, or fly-fishing tour and then settling in for a whisky tasting from our collection of 150 single malt whisky’s.


Tarraleah Estate is also an impressive and memorable location for weddings, conferences, business meetings and events.

image of art deco cottage
man fishing on beach
tarraleah lodge and garden image
man pouring wine fireplace background dark room
image of wedding isle with lace drapes
image of corporate event
stories-of-tarraleah-gold picture frame with historic images inside


Tarraleah is an old Hydro town which housed and provided services to hundreds of workers and their families between x and x. It holds many amazing stories, of pioneering brilliance, survival in challenging conditions and fond family childhood memories.  We have captured some of the stories of people and place in our Stories of Tarraleah blog.  To follow these stories, subscribe to Tarraleah Estates newsletter.

See More