Tarraleah Estate

Tarraleah Estate

Restaurants + Cottages, Accommodation & Events Tarraleah

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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.

Whilst staying at Tarraleah Estate you have a choice of dining options to suit your individual occasion.  The Teez café is open from 8am for breakfast and lunch and the Highlander Arms is open for dinner from 5pm.  

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.

Offering a unique wilderness experience with cosy cottages, fine wine & food and walks in Tasmania’s Central Highlands.

Tarraleah Estate offers seasonal dining outlets, winter dinner delivery specials and tailored group dining.  For updates and advice about what is currently on offer please call our team on 03 6289 0111 or email us via info@tarraleah.com. 


The Highlander Arms is a great choice for an evening meal or family celebration. Complete with Restaurant, Bar & Atrium this is the perfect spot on a summer evening and several wood fires keep it cosy in those colder months. 

The Highlander Arms is now open on selected evenings with a limited menu. If staying inhouse, our team will contact you closer to your arrival to confirm opening times and menu options. If not staying with us, please call on 03 6289 0111 or email info@ tarraleah.com.

If the Highlander Arms is closed, a dinner delivery option is available for any guests booked into one of our Lake Cabins or Art Deco Cottages. (Advance booking required)

Group dining and special events are also available for 20 people or more on request (t’s &c’s apply).


At all times of the year Tarraleah Estate is able to organise private dining, day or night, for groups of 10 to 150 people (smaller numbers can be catered for with a surcharge). We can tailor our options to suit small private celebrations for specials occasions,  casual club get-togethers, as well as weddings, corporate events, and product launches.

Please call us on (03) 6289 0111 between 8am and 5pm to discuss how we can personalise your special occasion.


If you prefer to prepare your own meals, the majority of our accommodation is self-contained, stocked with plates, cutlery, and cooking utensils…..  You will, however, need to bring your own ingredients.  The nearest supermarket is at Ouse, 35 minutes away.   There is also a supermarket at New Norfolk, Queenstown and a small general store at Bronte Park. We recommend you plan ahead and check opening hours.


For those who love the outdoors and would like a lunch pack for a picnic or hike please let us know in advance and it can be organised.

We also have available self-catering breakfast packs if you would like to avoid a trip to the grocery store.

To order please contact reception on (03) 6289 0111 between 9:00am – 5pm for more information or to place your order.