Pumphouse Point is an iconic Australian destination hotel, sensitively set on the edge of Lake St Clair in the World-heritage listed Tasmanian wilderness.
Pumphouse Point is an iconic Australian destination hotel, sensitively set on the edge of Lake St Clair in the World-Heritage listed Tasmanian wilderness. The boutique retreat comprises two lovingly restored heritage-listed industrial buildings, the Pumphouse and Shorehouse, which had a former life as part of a 1930’s water pumping facility supporting Tasmania's hydro-electricity scheme. The Pumphouse is positioned at the end of a jetty over the water, allowing guests to gaze out the window to the lake below. Both buildings feature several lounge areas and fireplaces, inviting guests to relax with a coffee or glass of red and take in the stunning lake views. There is a well-stocked guest honour bar so you can pour your favourite Tasmanian wine, whisky or gin, and each guest room has a private Larder stocked with local cheese, charcuterie and salmon which you can enjoy with the freshly-baked sourdough bread that is delivered on demand. Three course farmhouse dinners are enjoyed in the Shorehouse and are an opportunity for guests to meet and share stories of the day’s adventures in this World-Heritage Listed wilderness area.
Daily highland breakfast and dinner, freshly-baked sourdough bread delivered to your room on demand, in-room Larder of local cheese and other provisions, and complimentary use of e-bikes and row boats
Pumphouse Point is located on the edge of Lake St Clair in Tasmania, a 2.5 hour drive from Hobart
Pumphouse Building Rooms for a floating on water experience
Couples, Friends, Older family groups
Best Nearby Park
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park
Best Food & Wine Experience
Three course share-style dinner in the Shorehouse with views of the lake
Best Place for Relaxation
The Pumphouse Lounge areas with a glass of red by the fire
Open year-round, recommended Nov-April (roads can be affected by snow in winter)
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Frequently asked questions
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When is the best time to visit Tasmania?
Tasmania has a cool temperate climate with four distinct seasons. The warmest months are in summer and early Autumn, from December to March, and the winter is cool with snow in alpine inland areas such as Cradle Mountain.
What activities are available at Lake St Clair and Pumphouse Point?
There are plenty of things to do at Lake St Clair, with bushwalking and spending time on the water topping the list for most.