Our Cottages

Browse our wide range of options... from waterfront studios through to wood fires, hot tubs and the ultimate luxury of your own private Peninsula.

Whatever your taste or budget, we take pride in our personalised service and our lovingly chosen selection of accommodation...

The Shackeau


This property is now part of the "Essentially Tas" collection

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The Shackeau - Driftwood is delighted to bring you  this lovingly set up cottage in the peaceful seaside village of Southport, just 13km south of Dover.  

Relax and revive as you enjoy the stunning views from your unsurpassable position right on the beach edge...simply idyllic...

The Shackeau is a 2 bedroom cottage- fully self-contained and perfect for your romantic getaway...or a long weekend with friends!

The large deck on the water's edge gives you the ideal spot for enjoying the surrounds... and when it's a little cooler the cosy wood fire inside will warm you as you watch the world go by outside.  

The main bedroom has a queen size bed with luxurious latex mattress while the second bedroom offers a unique queen size bunk bed for the kids or an additional couple to enjoy. 

Where else can you gaze over the enchanting bay from the privacy of your bath!

No Television..and minimal phone reception... will ensure that your getaway is truly relaxing!

Facilities at The Shackeau include:

  • 2 Bedrooms, main with queen size bed, 2nd bedroom with 2 queen bunk beds

  • One bathroom (shower and separate bath

  • wood fired heating

  • off street parking

  • Large deck

  • Fully self-contained

  • Mini bar with local wines and produce

  • Absolute waterfrontage!




"Beautiful...just Beautiful..."
Take some time to read the reviews of our past guests and visitors to Driftwood Cottage and Far South Tasmania!


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 Essentially Tas...unique accommodation options

Our new look website featuring the best of Southern Tasmania's unique accommodation options!


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What's new...

 Esperance Landing Track to the waterfront!

Just Finished!  Esperance Landing now boasts its own waterfront access!


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