Thousand Lakes Wilderness Lodge sits atop Tasmania’s Central Highlands, wrapped in the World Heritage Area. It’s a place like nowhere else – otherworldly, remote and barren yet beautiful and unique.  It’s a place that offers a myriad of experiences from alpine walking to fishing, bird-watching, exploring the many trails and lakes or simply making the most of being far, far away from life’s busyness.

Built as an Antarctic training facility on Hydro Electric Commission land at isolated Lake Augusta in 1980, Bernacchi Lodge, as it was then, was left to deteriorate amid the fierce natural elements in 1999.

Fast forward to 2016 and the Lodge has been carefully re-developed by five investors with Australian motor racing legend, Marcos Ambrose, leading the project. Marcos retired from a glittering car racing career in 2015 and decided to invest in his home state where the booming tourism industry seemed like a good fit.

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