Top Tips for Work, Transport & Accommodation – South East (Sorell, Richmond, Orford), Tasmania


Discover the Hidden Gems of South East Tasmania with Insider Tips from the Locals! Don’t know where to start? Let us guide you to the most breathtaking spots and give you the ultimate local experience.

Accommodation in Tasmania – South East Tasmania

Don’t Make the Fatal Mistake: Book Your Accommodation in Tasmania Now! Don’t wait until you arrive and risk being left without a place to stay during peak season. Secure your spot today and avoid the disappointment of being turned away during long weekends, school holidays, and summer months. Trust us, it’s worth it!

Unleash the Adventurer in You with Backpacker Accommodation! Experience a budget-friendly, social, and thrilling stay in a hostel. Choose from a variety of dormitory options – bunk beds, mixed or single-sex rooms, private or shared bathrooms – and enjoy access to common spaces like the lounge and kitchen. Make memories that last a lifetime!

Panorama on Sorell B&B

Panorama on Sorell B&B offers city views and features a garden, terrace, free private parking, room service, free WiFi, and flat-screen TV. Guests can use the equipped kitchen with a fridge, microwave, and toaster and enjoy a continental or gluten-free breakfast. The property is 7 minutes from Orielton where you will find Pinata Farms and 28 minutes from Hobart CBD. The East Coast’s Orford is 42 minutes away and the nearest airport, Hobart Airport, is 9 km away. The rooms include a shower with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Sorell Barracks

Experience the perfect blend of history and modern luxury at The Sorell Barracks. The beautifully restored building and charming garden cottage offer 3 room types, including a luxurious spa suite, perfect for couples and families. Each room is equipped with complimentary WiFi, parking, and heating for your comfort and convenience. Located just 7 minutes from Pinata Farms and 28 minutes from the bustling Hobart CBD, this idyllic retreat offers the perfect base for exploring the East Coast and all it has to offer. With Orford just 42 minutes away and Hobart Airport a mere 9 km away, getting to and from The Sorell Barracks is a breeze.

The Stables (Richmond Arms Hotel)

Step back in time and experience the epitome of old-world charm at The Stables. Built in 1827 as the only remaining section of the Lennox Arms Hotel, this stunning property has been tastefully renovated to preserve its unique character and history.

Each room at The Stables is fully equipped with modern conveniences, including a television and self-contained bathroom, making it the perfect choice for singles, couples, and families of up to six. With room options ranging from double rooms to double rooms with two singles, The Stables offers affordable accommodation that is both charming and practical. Treat yourself to a truly unforgettable stay in this piece of Tasmanian history and experience the perfect fusion of old-world charm and modern comfort.

Pinata Farm – 12 Minutes Drive

Hobart CBD – 25 Minutes Drive

Hobart Airport – 17 Minutes Drive

Orford (East Coast Tasmania) –  44 Minutes Drive

Pembroke Hotel

Escape to the heart of Sorell and experience the ultimate in comfort and convenience at The Pembroke Hotel. Centrally located in the bustling shopping area of Sorell, this hotel offers the perfect base for exploring all that this vibrant city has to offer.

Boasting four beautifully appointed double rooms, each complete with a shower ensuite, The Pembroke Hotel has everything you need for a truly unforgettable stay. One room even comes with the added luxury of a spa bath and an extra single bed, making it the perfect choice for groups. With all the amenities you need to feel at home, including a coffee and tea-making facilities, a flat-screen TV, fridge, toaster, heater, clock radio, hairdryer, and more, you’ll have everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. And, with free off-street parking and a complimentary breakfast included, you’ll start each day feeling refreshed and ready to explore.

Located just 7 minutes from Pinata Farm and 28 minutes from the bustling Hobart CBD. This offers the perfect base for exploring the East Coast and all it has to offer with Orford just 42 minutes away and Hobart Airport a mere 9 km away.

Unleash Your Inner Nomad with a Stay in a Recreational Vehicle Park (also know as Caravan Parks, Sites, or Camp Sites)! Experience the ultimate road trip adventure and park your recreational vehicle in an allotted campsite. Enjoy the freedom to roam and make memories that will last a lifetime.

BIG4 Hobart Airport Tourist Park

Discover a private sanctuary in this two-bedroom self-contained cabin, ideally suited for groups of up to five. Designed with comfort and convenience in mind, this inviting cabin caters to all your needs. The main bedroom is furnished with a cozy Queen-sized bed, while the second bedroom contains a single bed and a bunk bed, ensuring sufficient space for all guests. The cabin also includes a contemporary bathroom with a shower and toilet, along with a compact kitchen equipped with essential amenities such as a fridge/freezer, a convection/microwave oven, a cooktop, and a sink.

Relax in the comfortable lounge area, complete with an LCD television and a sofa, and enjoy the peace and quiet of your own private space. And, with a short walk to the hotel restaurant and a 24-hour convenience store, as well as close proximity to Hobart Airport, you’ll never be far from the amenities you need.

Located just a 15-minute drive from Hobart city, and 21-minute drive to Pinata Farm, this beautiful cabin is the perfect retreat for those seeking a peaceful escape in the heart of Tasmania.

Barilla Holiday Park

Escape to the ultimate in quality cabin accommodation at Barilla Holiday Park. Enjoy the peace and quiet of these comfortable cabins, conveniently located just a stone’s throw from Hobart Airport, but away from the noise of overhead planes.

Cabins feature open-plan designs and are fully self-contained, offering comfortable accommodation options for up to 6 people. You’ll love the convenience of having all the essentials right at your fingertips, including a TV, heaters, and full use of our BBQ areas. Plus, the queen bed will be made up for you upon arrival and all other linen is supplied, so you can simply relax and enjoy your stay.

Located close to many of Hobart’s top attractions and destinations around Tasmania, you’ll never run out of things to do. And with plenty to enjoy right on-site at Barilla Holiday Park, you’ll have everything you need for a fun-filled and memorable stay.

Book your stay at Barilla Holiday Park today and experience the ultimate in quality cabin accommodation in Tasmania.

Pinata Farm – 21 Minutes Drive

Hobart CBD – 15 Minutes Drive

Hobart Airport – 19 Minutes Drive

Orford (East Coast Tasmania) –  34 Minutes Drive

East Coaster Tasmania (Orford)

Experience a truly memorable vacation at the East Coaster Tasmania! Whether you’re traveling as a couple, solo, or with a large group, they offer a range of accommodation to meet your needs including cozy Motel Rooms, spacious Group Cabins, and stunning Waterfront Villas.

Indulge in the breath taking views from their over-water restaurant, soak in the sun on the sea-view dining decks, and enjoy a refreshing drink at the bar. Take a dip in the pool and spa, fish from their private beach and jetty, play a game of tennis or squash, or launch yourself from the boat ramp and explore the beautiful waters of East Coast Tasmania. Stay entertained with access to their games room, swimming pools and spa, and stay connected with free WIFI available in all rooms.

Pinata Farm – 38 Minutes Drive

Hobart CBD – 1 hour, 8 Minutes Drive

Hobart Airport – 56 Minutes Drive

Richmond Caravan & Cabin Park

The Richmond Caravan & Cabin Park is the perfect base for discovering the charming town of Richmond. Take a stroll to the main street and immerse yourself in the town’s rich history, as you explore craft shops, galleries, antique shops, restaurants, and tearooms. Visit the iconic Richmond Arms Hotel and the historic sandstone bridge. Take a peaceful picnic by the Coal River, rent a rowing boat, and feed the ducks below Australia’s oldest working bridge, the Richmond Bridge. The park is also just a few minutes walk from the Richmond Valley Golf Club and surrounded by a variety of wineries and other attractions, including the wicked Cheese Factory, ZooDoo, and the Bonorong Wildlife Park. With the convenience of being located just 20 minutes from Hobart, the Richmond Caravan & Cabin Park is the perfect stepping stone for exploring the east coast of Tasmania and beyond.

Pinata Farm – 12 Minutes Drive

Hobart CBD – 25 Minutes Drive

Hobart Airport – 17 Minutes Drive

Orford (East Coast Tasmania) –  44 Minutes Drive

Seven Mile Beach Cabin and Caravan Park

Immerse yourself in a beachside haven at Seven Mile Beach Cabin & Caravan Park, where luxury and nature blend effortlessly. Revel in the serene surroundings, encompassed by lush greenery, while unwinding in our self-contained, air-conditioned cabins. Experience the best of both worlds as the picturesque beach is just a short stroll away, while local amenities such as shops, playgrounds, golf clubs, restaurants, and Hobart Airport are easily accessible. Catering to all types of travelers, whether you’re in an RV or camping beneath the stars, our mobile home, powered, and tent sites cater to your every requirement. Enhance your Tasmanian getaway with a memorable stay at Seven Mile Beach Cabin & Caravan Park.

Pinata Farm – 22 Minutes Drive

Hobart CBD – 20 Minutes Drive

Hobart Airport – 3 Minutes Drive

Orford (East Coast Tasmania) – 55 Minutes Drive

Join the Share House Revolution and Live Life to the Fullest! Cut down on living costs while making new friends. Choose from two types of share house leases – sub-letting and co-tenant. Enjoy your own private bedroom and the benefits of shared spaces like kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms. It’s the smart and social way to live! is Australia’s No.1 peer-to-peer share accommodation platform, allowing people to list their spare rooms, find accommodation or team up with others to start a share house.


HelpX, short for “Help Exchange”, is a barter platform in which people offer or receive homestays, including lodging and food, in exchange for performing agreed-upon tasks for a few hours each day. Types of work include gardening, animal welfare, cooking, and farming, among others. HelpX is an online listing of host organic farms, farmstays, hobby farms, lifestyle blocks, homestays, ranches, lodges, backpackers hostels and even sailing boats who invite volunteer helpers to stay with them short-term in exchange for food and accommodation. HelpX is provided primarily as a cultural exchange for working holiday makers, who would like the opportunity during their travels abroad, to stay with local people and gain practical experience. In the typical arrangement, the helper works an average of 4 hours per day and receives free accommodation and meals for their efforts.


Gumtree connects over 7 million people and has earned its stripes as Australia’s favourite marketplace – and is completely free! You can find listings for share housing, rental accommodation and more. Check back regularly or set up alerts – new listings can appear daily!

Join the Insider’s Circle and Find Your Dream Stay Instantly! Access the Best Share Houses, Rentals, and More with Local Facebook Groups. Get connected with exclusive local networks and take the first step towards your new abode – for free and with ease!

Transport in Tasmania – South East Tasmania

If you already have your own vehicle and are planning to bring it over on the Spirit of Tasmania, we urge you to book now. During peak season, there may be very limited dates available, depending on your vehicle’s size.

Don’t Get Left Behind – Book Your Vehicle’s Trip on the Spirit of Tasmania Today! During peak season, dates for vehicles of all sizes are in high demand and filling up fast. Don’t miss out on this adventure.

 Tassie Cars

Tassie Cars is one of the largest Tasmanian online Automotive Classifieds websites in Tasmania. Tassie Cars has listings from nearly half the used car yards in Tasmania, along with private sellers, offering used car hunters a choice of over 1500 cars, online right now!

Car Sales

The largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia. Attracting more Australians interested in buying or selling cars, motorcycles, trucks, caravans and boats than any other classified group of websites – with over 200,000 new and used cars to choose from!

Cars Guide

Features of Cars Guide include free listings and a map showing all available cars with a focus on making things clearer, simpler and a bit more enjoyable.

Auto Trader

Autotrader is an automotive marketplace connecting sellers with buyers.

Find Your Perfect Ride for Farm Work with Local Facebook Buy and Sell Groups! Connect with a community of individuals looking to buy and sell automobiles in your area. Find reliable transportation for your farm work and make the most of your time in the region.

Work in Tasmania – South East Tasmania (Orielton)

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