Position Vacant - Lodge Host

Position Vacant - Lodge Host

Have you dreamed of working and living in the heart of Tasmania's wilderness? We are seeking a motivated couple with proven experience to take full responsibility for the day-to-day tasks of a newly renovated lodge in the Central Highlands of Tasmania. 

Thousand Lakes Lodge has been named in Lonely Planet’s Top 3

Thousand Lakes Lodge has been named in Lonely Planet’s Top 3

Thousand Lakes Lodge has been named in Lonely Planet’s Top 3 for Best New Places To Stay in 2018 globally. The lodge is located in Lake Augusta in the Central Highlands, and is run by former V8 Supercar and NASCAR racer Marcos Ambrose. Listen as Brian Carlton talks to Marcos about this incredible achievement for Thousand Lakes Lodge.

Gone Fishin'

Gone Fishin'

It may be seen as a relaxing past time, but for some hitting the state's rivers for a spot of fly fishing is serious business.

72 Hours Fly Fishing on Tasmania's Central Plateau

72 Hours Fly Fishing on Tasmania's Central Plateau

Go fly fishing on pristine private lakes, chase trout in a glacial lake, or help with the chores at your hillside farmstay; there's plenty to keep the avid fishing enthusiast busy in this itinerary.

Thousand Lakes Lodge: Only nine-rooms - is this Tasmania's most intimate retreat?

Thousand Lakes Lodge: Only nine-rooms - is this Tasmania's most intimate retreat?

On the rough road ahead is the dark shape of an animal, running away at full pace. In the dim dawn light, it looks a little like one of the wallabies that bound about the scrubby plains of Tasmania's Central Highlands. But no, it's far too short and shabby, moving more like a mangy dog. I pedal faster on my bicycle for a better look. Suddenly, the creature stops and turns its head, bares its teeth and growls.   

Voyeur Magazine - Central Highlands Tasmania

Voyeur Magazine - Central Highlands Tasmania

Tasmania's Central Highlands region was used for decades as an Antarctic Personnel, thanks to it's chilly and remote nature. The Government's main training facility, a grand lodge near Liawenee, was decommissioned in 1999, and it took almost 20 years for a buyer to be found. Now, after extensive restoration, it has reopened as a wilderness retreat that offers guests hearty meals, roaring fires and access to outdoor exploration equipment.  

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Thousand Lakes Lodge

Thousand Lakes Lodge

Thousand Lakes Lodge is located on the edge of a pristine World Heritage Tasmanian Wilderness. Sitting more than 1000 metres above sea level, the rugged, beautiful region is dotted with crystalline lakes and ancient dolerite boulders. As soon as the sun sets, the sky reveals millions of stars impossible to see in most cities.

Moon Base

Moon Base

A former ANTARCTIC expedition TRAINING FACILITY is the perfect place from which to explore a unique portion of TASMANIA, finds DANIEL DOWN.

Thousand Lakes Lodge Doing Well

Thousand Lakes Lodge Doing Well

Just seven months after opening its doors, the refurbished Thousand Lakes Lodge in Tasmania’s central highlands is proving to be another gem in the crown of the state’s tourism industry. 

7 DAY WINTER NORTH TRIP

7 DAY WINTER NORTH TRIP

Let’s start this winter escape in style. Fly into Launceston airport and in less than two hours driving time, arrive at the brand new Thousand Lakes Wilderness Lodge near Liawenee. Swing open the car door and the crisp alpine air will be an immediate reminder of the season. The former Antarctic training base has been transformed into a premium lodge by five investors, led by race car legend Marcos Ambrose. Spend the afternoon exploring the World Heritage Area.