The SouthWest

Meander through the majestic ancient rainforests, sprawling button grass plains and sub-alpine moorlands of the South West Wilderness - Tasmania's largest National Park and World Heritage Area. You will be encompassed by over 300 rare and unique varieties of ferns, lichens and wildflowers. Looking up, you will notice forest trails are lined with towering sassafras, myrtle and celery top pine and amongst these stand 3000 year old Huon Pine and the world’s tallest flowering plant; the swamp gum.

World Heritage Area

The Southwest National Park is Tasmania's largest park and forms part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Getting Here

Pedder Wilderness Lodge is located 156Klm form Hobart (approximately 2 Hrs). We are located within the town of Strathgordon. Take the A10 to New Norfolk, B62 to Westerway and B61 to Strathgordon via National Park.

What to Bring

Being located in Tasmania’s Southwest you will be greeted by a spectrum of weather, from the finest days to a harsh and wild southwest wind so we suggest you come prepared with warm layers of clothes, sturdy shoes and raincoat in case that south-westerly decides to visit.

Native Residents

Lake Pedder is home to a wide variety of friendly natives.