Elope Tasmania – the ultimate source for your Tasmanian Elopement
For low-key couples looking to create a romantic and intimate experience, an elopement can be the perfect solution to the big wedding blues.
If you need assistance or a Tasmanian wedding package please contact us directly to arrange a personalised service for your destination wedding or elopement in Tasmania.
Here are some Tasmanian venues that can deliver a tailored elopement that reflects who you are as a couple, from stunning seaside resorts to luxury boutique hotels:
Lenna of Hobart is a heritage hotel in a restored sandstone mansion dating back to 1874. It offers modern, spacious rooms with park, mountain or harbour views. Luxurious penthouse apartments are also available, with panoramic views of the waterfront. Their private balconies are a secluded option for your ceremony, or opt to tie the knot in the cozy restaurant-lounge, or one of the venue’s meeting rooms.
Hadley’s Hotel is a restored Victorian venue that captures the grandeur of the era, in Hobart’s CBD. Hadley’s offers a selection of hotel rooms featuring old-world charm and modern amenities. The hotel offers event spaces to host your ceremony, from the airy Atrium to the luxurious Orient Bar.
The Henry Jones Art Hotel is Australia’s first art hotel, blending the historical and the modern, with contemporary art and design inside one of Tasmania’s old industrial heritage buildings. Hotel suites feature sandstone walls and works of modern art. With stunning views of the Hobart waterfront, the venue has a range of spaces for your ceremony, from lounges, suites or a courtyard, all are sophisticated and stylish.
The Islington Boutique Hotel is a tranquil, modernised heritage property built in 1847 and fully restored. The boutique venue is architecturally impressive and dedicated to sustainable practices. It offers 11 suites, each with their own distinct character, set amid lush gardens surrounding the property. The hotel offers options for an intimate ceremony: from the marble patio to the glassed in conservatory, or beneath the garden’s willow tree.
Woodbridge Hill Hideaway allows you to escape the bustle of the city for a serene elopement retreat, 35 minutes outside Hobart. The resort offers private luxury cabins fitted with Tasmanian timber, each featuring a double spa and a wood-burning fire, and decorated with local art. Cabins open onto private covered decks. Hold your ceremony at the bright new Lodge building, or among the 10 acres of landscaped gardens, with unbeatable views of the D’Entrecastreaux Channel.
Peppermint Bay invites you to celebrate your elopement on the water, situated on four acres of coastal headland, with views of d’Entrecasteaux Channel and Mount Wellington. The venue is just 35 minutes south of Hobart, in the rural town of Woodbridge. Tie the knot on the waterfront terrace, or aboard one of the venues fleet of luxury catamarans, out on the open water.
Stonefield is a historic farmhouse in the Tasmanian countryside, 20 minutes outside Hobart in Brighton. This secluded venue is steeped in character, from the ancient stone buildings, to the colourful gardens and the bright gazebo with views of the grounds. The attentive staff can customise their wedding offerings to suit your particular tastes for your elopement.
On the banks of the North West Bay, Villa Howden offers a peaceful setting for an intimate elopement. This boutique hotel is 15 minutes outside Hobart, surrounded by Tasmanian wilderness. Aptly named, the 10-suite building looks like an old-world villa, but with all the modern amenities you desire. Stage your ceremony amid the Mediterranean-inspired gardens or in one of the romantic inner rooms.
Elope to the secluded beachside cottages of Piermont Retreat, a 240-acre property in Swansea, Tasmania. Each private cabin overlooks the bay, with sunset views over the water from the verandah, and open wood fireplaces inside. Wed on the beach, at the natural outdoor amphitheatre, or among the gardens. An award-winning restaurant sits on the property, overlooking the seaside.
In Freycinet National Park near Coles Bay, Tasmania, Freycinet Lodge offers stylish cabin accommodation overlooking Great Oyster Bay and the Hazards mountain range. Private cabins blend into the native bushland, with luxurious amenities inside. Tie the knot on the expansive Lodge deck overlooking the water, on the seaside pier, or in the lodge rooms. Adventurous couples can spend some downtime hiking, sea kayaking or taking a scenic flight through the park.
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is set on the edge of the wild Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Two hours from Launceston, this retreat feels a world away from civilization. Take in the mountain scenery from your private timber cabin, go on scenic guided walks or visit the Waldheim Alpine Spa. The lodge, cabins or the shores of Dove Lake are all perfect venues for your wedding celebration of two.
Elope to a setting steeped in Tasmanian history: Woolmers Estate provides a look at colonial life in Australia, with its well preserved grounds dating back to 1817. The historic cottages have been upgraded to luxury private accommodations while retaining their authenticity. Host your private wedding ceremony amid the Formal Gardens, designed 150 years ago, or in the National Rose Garden, with more than 5,000 rose blooms.
Amid white-sand beaches and secluded forest, Stewarts Bay Lodge sits on the shores of Port Arthur, 90 minutes from Hobart. Nature loving couples can explore the Tasman Peninsula and stay in deluxe cabins and spa chalets. Host your wedding ceremony on the beach, the grassy waterfront of the onsite restaurant, or in the ruins of a beautiful, historic sandstone church in the Port Arthur Historic site.
Journey to a private, 130-acre wooded peninsula, and elope on the shores of Great Oyster Bay at Thalia Haven. On the East Coast of Tasmania, Thalia Haven is off the beaten path, powered entirely by wind and solar energy. Four ancient sandstone cottages have been upgraded to ensure all your needs are met. Fall asleep to the sounds of the sea, and explore your exclusive golden sand beach. Elope on this private seaside escape, or amid the shaded beauty of its 1,000 tree olive grove.
Escape from the world at the private Avalon Coastal Retreat, a boutique waterfront accommodation on Tasmania’s east coast, a short journey from Swansea. With glassed in rooms that bring the serenity of the seaside into your private home, it has all the luxuries you could wish for: an open fire place, fully equipped kitchen, modern art, Tasmanian oak beds and a Huon pine bath. Adventure is at your doorstep, and the home offers wetsuits, beach towels and boogie boards. Exchange your vows on the secluded beach, steps away from the house.
For a relaxing experience overlooking the sandy coastline and pink-hued Hazards Mountains, Saffire Freycinet caters to couples looking for a rejuvenating retreat in Coles Bay, Tasmania. The resort offers unique experiences including oyster farm tours, wine adventures, canoe trips and bird watching. The on site spa is perfect for a peaceful day for two. Hold your ceremony on a nearby beach, at the seaside Jetty, or within the lodge’s lounge.
Set on a rocky promontory overlooking the Tasman sea, White Sands Estate offers deluxe beachside suites and villas on the scenic East Coast of Tasmania. Celebrate your private wedding on the secluded private beach, or book a charter and exchange vows out on the open water.
Quamby Estate is a country manor 25 minutes from Launceston Airport. The property dates back to 1828 and features pristine lakes, walking trails, and a full golf course. The boutique resort offers a full range of activities during your stay. Hold your private ceremony amid the spectacular gardens, the lawns lined with English trees or at an historic indoor pavilion.
With views of lakes and rolling countryside, the Aspect Tamar Valley Resort is an oasis on 150-acres 10 minutes north of Launceston. The resort offers a relaxing day spa and a range of sightseeing opportunities in Northern Tasmania’s wilderness. With its own chapel you can enjoy a private wedding ceremony for two, or if an outdoor venue is what you’re seeking, the resort offers a lakeside gazebo, a fountain side outdoor facility, or a ceremony in the resort gardens.
The Emu Garden Valley Rhododendron Garden is a sanctuary for nature lovers, with more than 22,000 plants growing in its stunning natural amphitheatre. Run by a non profit organisation, this award-winning rhododendron garden offers a range of options for your elopement; with footbridges, fountains, gazebos, a Japanese covered bridge or an authentic Japanese tea house, you’ll find the ideal setting to suit your taste.
Elope to the Tasmanian countryside at Eagles Nest Retreat, set amid the wilderness of Cradle Mountain. The resort features three private villas, constructed from Tasmanian timbers, featuring locally designed furniture and artwork by local artists. The resort offers deluxe services, from a private chef, butler and massage therapists on site. The family-owned venue is happy to work with you to plan your tailored elopement.
Wyndham Resort Seven Mile Beach is the ideal setting for couples seeking a beachside elopement. Located a 20-minute drive from Hobart, the resort’s private accommodation is both eco-friendly and extravagant. Exchange your vows along the beachfront, in the private garden, or choose from a range of indoor options.
Epsom House is a rare treasure; a boutique manor set on two acres of English gardens, with restored period accommodations and an historic ballroom. Located outside Hobart, the space is a renowned Tasmanian music venue, and offers bespoke weddings and customised elopements. Five suites are available, each with a distinct character. Your ceremony can take place in the property’s large gardens, or for an indoor event, the venue offers a rare restored ballroom, or a cozy library.
If you’re looking for a romantic, intimate elopement venue that spares no luxury, look no further than Woodbridge on the Derwent, an historical boutique hotel with modern amenities. The accommodation is comprised of eight unique rooms, including spa suites and terrace bedrooms. Choose to tie the knot in a colonial pavilion overlooking a river, or a riverside terrace garden.
At Country Club Tasmania, break away from city life and settle into 300 acres of parkland for a beautiful elopement just outside Launceston. The venue offers a range of accommodation, from hotel suites to private villas. With art exhibitions, horse riding and hiking on the grounds, there’s plenty of adventure to share. Host your wedding ceremony on the rolling club grounds, or choose from an array of indoor venues.
Elope to one of the natural wonders of the world; venture to Pedder Wilderness Lodge in Tasmania’s Southwest National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Area. This venue offers striking landscapes and gourmet Tasmanian cuisine. Accommodation ranges from deluxe suites to self-contained apartment units. Celebrate your wedding against the gorgeous scenery of the lodge’s lakes and mountain ranges.
If you are looking for a destination Tasmanian wedding planner then please contact us directly and also check out our website Wed In Tas for supplier options and advice. There is also a free member section (which you can use whether you are getting married here or not).
Cheers! – The WIT Team! x x
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