Women’s Luxury Glamping Weekend + Adventure Retreat – 3 to 5 May 2019


Truffle Lodge

3411 Lyell Highway, Gretna, TAS 7140

Gretna, TAS, AU, 7140

Adventure, unplug, relax and retreat with a women-only wilderness glamping weekend all located within an hour’s drive from Hobart. 

Experience the magic of a slowing down to nature’s pace and encounter real connection. Challenge yourself on a day hike through the golden deciduous beech at Mount Field National Park (Day 2) and find your flow on the seat of your own kayak through platypus feeding pools on the picturesque River Derwent (Day 3).  Unwind of an evening in a luxurious glamping tent, feel inspired by women’s adventure films and nourished by freshly prepared gourmet meals fireside with fabulous company.

Only 11 spots available.  Come solo and make new friends or get a few favourite friends or family together.

This is also a tech-free wilderness retreat.  We request that attendees surrender all smartphones and gadgets at check- in for an exchange for an off-the-grid experience of growth, reflection, peace, mindfullness, community and (dis)-connection. Mobile phones can be surrended and held at reception and will be available if necessary and in the event of an emergency. Organiser’s contact numbers can be passed on also in the event of an emergency.   A photographer will be present at the weekend and guides will be taking plenty of photos which will be provided free of charge at the completition of the event.  

Tent Share Options

2 x Share King Bed Option – 4 beds available- $699.00 per person/weekend

2 x King Twin Singles – 4 beds available – $799.00 per person/weekend

Exclusive Tent

3 x King tents – 3 beds available – $999 per person per weekend

11 maximum participants on retreat. 

What is included:

Glamping tent – Share with a friend, sister or daughter or treat yourself to your own tent.  You can find out more about our accomodation at www.trufflelodge.com

Transfers from Hobart 5:30 pm on Saturday and return approximately 3 pm Sunday (you can also check in/out independently at the Truffle Lodge from 6pm to 7pm on Friday evening).

2 x gourmet dinner’s fireside

2 x lunches

2 x breakfasts

Women’s adventure film screenings on Saturday evening

Relaxing/restorative yoga class

Women’s lead hiking Day 1 and kayaking Day 2

Suggested Itinerary 3 – 5 May 2019

Pick up Friday 3 May

5:30 pm Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre in Hobart – 16-20 Davey Street, Hobart (across from Hydro building).

6:30     Arrival at Truffle Lodge Glamping Accommodation

             Check in

7: PM   Welcome and fireside dinner


Saturday 4 May

7 AM    Breakfast at Truffle Lodge


              OPTION 1

              Hike – Tarn Shelf or Rodway Range Circuit, Mount Field National Park

              Morning tea, transfers and lunch included – hike time approximately 7 hours moderate pace. 


             OPTION 2


             Guided short walk option Mount Field National Park (2.5 hours) and beginner relax yoga/restorative yoga                     class in afternoon.

              Morning tea, transfers and lunch included

6 PM     Dinner fireside and women’s adventure film screenings.

Sunday 5 May

8 AM     Breakfast

9 AM     Kayak from banks of Truffle Lodge downstream to Hayes following the flow of river through platypus feeding pools and gentle + sometimes exciting river rapids.   No kayak experience necessary, only requirement is basic swimming.

Morning tea and lunch on route.  Wetsuits supplied if necessary. 

1 PM     Complete kayak trip

              Return and change at Truffle Lodge

3 PM     Return to Hobart and drop offs

Packing List

Hiking boots and hiking clothes


Warm waterproof jacket

Activewear for yoga


Kayaking clothes DAY 2 (activewear, old runners, wetsuit if you have, sunglasses, hat)

Change of clothes and extra towel

Water bottle

Any personal medications


Alcoholic beverages.  Can be purchased as an extra. 

Travel Insurance

Flights to and from Hobart

20% non-refundable deposit to secure space option is also available from the www.wildislandwomen.com.au website. Balance due in full 30 March 2019.

Please note:  Wild Island Women is a women’s adventure community facilited by locally owned and operated Tassie Bound Adventure Tours.  Fiona and Liam have been curating with nature since 2011 and provide the best-consumer rated experience in Tasmania.  You can find out more here at www.tassiebound.com.au.  Our trips are women lead but please note Liam will be around to assist us where needed over the weekend.  Trust us, you will appreciate his kayaking interpretation and chefing skills. 

If you have any questions or queries in relation to the weekend please do not hesitate to contact Fiona at fiona@tassiebound.com.au or 0417 008 422.

We do not provide refunds for this event however we can provide transfers.   

Event will go ahead in all weather.  We reserve the right to change itinerary and activities depending on weather conditions.