Derwent Invitational


Derwent Invitational Package


The Derwent Invitational is a luxury experience near Hobart, Tasmania. It includes a 3 night stay in your room choice and 2 days of private guest touring, tailored to make the most of you stay.

This is a private and exclusive experience, available only to guests of The Woodbridge.


This package is a minimum 3 night stay, but you can extend the stay if you wish.


This package includes:

  • Set-menu Breakfast each morning
  • Set-menu 2-course Dinner each night
  • Picnic lunches each day on tour
  • Fireside ‘bubbles’ meeting with your tour guide to plan your days
  • 2 days chauffeured touring including cellar door visits, wilderness walking and sightseeing while tracing the aboriginal and colonial history


PRICE: From $2900 3 night stay for 1 or 2 persons twin share

TO BOOK: – This Experience requires us to co-ordinate hotels. guides & equipment
1) Book a Derwent Invitational for your chosen room online or contact us by phone or email to check if your dates can be used for a Derwent Invitational Package.
2) We will then check that the guides are available for your dates before confirmation charges are taken.


Day 1: Welcome to The Woodbridge


3.00-6.00pm Enjoy complimentary tea or coffee while you check into The Woodbridge

Begin your ‘history background’ by exploring The Woodbridge using the our e-booklets

6.00pm Meet your tour guide in the Ballroom for bubbles and a ‘planning’ chat in front of the fire.

6.45pm Make your way to The Pavilion

7.00pm Dinner in The Pavilion overlooking the river

After-dinner Port & Sherry in the Ballroom


Day 2: First Day of the Invitational


8.00am Breakfast in The Pavilion

After breakfast, your tour guide will collect you at the pre-arranged time for your first day of the Invitational. You will be introduced to the aboriginal, colonial, convict and bushranger stories and sites as you make your way through the Valley. You will go where most tourists do not, you will do some gentle walking in the wilderness, you will visit vineyards distilleries & breweries (As each guest has different preferences, guests will be responsible for their own tasting, purchases).

Lunch: Your Tour guide will provide a light picnic lunch at some lovely spot

Return mid-afternoon in time for a shower and rest before dinner.

Tea, coffee and bar drinks are available in The Pavilion or under the almond trees if you would like.

6.45pm Pre-dinner drinks & seating in The Pavilion

7.00pm Dinner on The Pavilion

After dinner Port & Sherry in The Ballroom


Day 3:  Second day of the Invitational


8.00am Breakfast in the Pavilion

After breakfast you will set out on the second day of the Invitational

Picnic lunch somewhere lovely

Return mid-afternoon in time for a shower and rest before dinner.

Tea, coffee and bar drinks are available in The Pavilion or under the almond trees if you would like.

5.30pm Pre-dinner drinks & seating under the almond trees

6.00pm Early Dinner al fresco, under the almond tress (weather permitting)

After dinner Port & Sherry in The Ballroom


Day 4: Checkout – The Woodbridge Tasmania


8am Breakfast

10am Checkout

Guests arriving at Woodbridge’s private river pontoon.

We can also arrange on your behalf:

  • Chauffeured Airport transfers. Charges apply.
  • Helicopter transfer to Truffle Lodge from airport or other helipad.
  • Hire Car to be waiting at either property for you, Truffle Lodge on arrival, The Woodbridge on departure.
  • Seaplane or Helicopter transfers from The Woodbridge.
  • Seaplane or Helicopter sight seeing or Heli-lunch
  • Paddle Boarding lesson and session
  • Guided Tours:
    • Tailored Sightseeing tours
    • Wilderness Walking tours
    • Fly Fishing
    • Helicopter or seaplane expeditions

How to Book


Check which room you prefer at the Woodbridge and then BOOK HERE