Terms and Conditions


We all like to feel safe and secure whilst on holiday therefore our property needs some terms and conditions for you to be able to come and stay.

Firstly: There are three accommodation buildings at Platypus Park Country Retreat:

  1. Forester, Brid and Pipers
  2. Wattle Cottage and Wattle spa studio
  3. Lavender spa cottage and Lavender ensuite

If you require a stand-alone cottage without an adjoining room you would need to book one of the following options:

  • Lavender cottage and ensuite, suitable for 5 people.
  • Wattle spa cottage and studio, suitable for 10 people.

You are now able to check availability and book securely online, the booking system will confirm your booking immediately.

What is not allowed

  • We do no accept pets usually. Please ask if you can bring your pet. We do not accept all pets to stay. We may ask for a bond. We have strict rules regarding pets if we agree they can be on the property.
  • All bookings must be secured by a deposit or a current credit card.
  • All Cancellations will attract a 20% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of arrival are charge full fee – no refund.
  • Cancellations after the start of your tenancy – No refund.
  • No shows will be charge the full fee of the booking.
  • We have open farm dams – fenced from the main accommodation area, but you must supervise your children at all times.
  • Our property has the Brid River as a boundary.
  • There are cattle and electric fences on this property.
  • Events are permitted with the consent of management.
  • No illicit drugs are permitted on the property.
  • No smoking in the apartments or rooms. You may be charged a $200 extra cleaning fee.
  • Tampering with the fire equipment is an offense under the Tasmanian Fire Services Act.
  • The accommodation should be left in a clean and tidy manner. We may have to charge you $200 for extra cleaning if this condition is breached.

We are here to help

The smiles from your onsite hosts are free!  We hope you “Play Seaside – Stay Countryside” at Platypus Park Country Retreat.

We love Weddings on the property, feel free to ask us to be part of your special day.

Boutique B&B Accommodation – Platypus Park Country Retreat in Bridport, North East Tasmania, has been developed over 28 years, by a 5th generation Tasmanian family, on a 40 acre (17 hectares) rural property for your enjoyment.

Families love the space of our fully self contained two bedroom units, with full kitchen facilities with laundry nearby, and the new games room keeps the children occupied.