Risby Cove offers motel accommodation overlooking the waterfront at Strahan, in Tasmania’s Western Wilderness.
Risby Cove is a motel with a licensed restaurant and offers all motel/hotel facilities including cooked breakfasts, meal room service, daily room servicing, tour desk and reception services, and are affiliated with the Innkeepers motel chain
Risby Cove is set historically in a peaceful cove that once was a commercial maritime centre. This haven in the wilderness allows the guest to watch the spectacular sunsets, explore the nearby rainforest and it’s only a short walk to the cruise boats and rail terminal. Every guest room overlooks the private marina, as does the restaurant that serves contemporary cuisine.
The spa rooms a perfect for couples wanting a romantic waterfront escape and the two bedroom family rooms have plenty of space and balconies to watch the waterfront maritime activity.
There is an interesting art gallery offering an eclectic collection of work by Tasmanian artists, including sensuous woodwork that showcases some of the textural local timbers, including the rare Huon pine. Other activities on-site include hire bikes, dinghies and a theatrette.
Strahan is a three- hour and fifty minute (289 kilometres) drive North West of Hobart.