Cottages are in a circlel
A baby Echidna strolling by
Typical bedroom
Back of the cottages by the Lake
One of our resident Platypus  Photo by Thomas Handel
  • Cottages are in a circle
  • A baby Echidna strolling by
  • Typical bedroom
  • Back of the cottages by the Lake
  • One of our resident Platypus  Photo by Thomas Handel

Maydena Accommodation Tasmania

Welcome to the real Tasmania, where you can experience wildlife, wilderness, waterfalls, caves, an abundance of fishing and snow when in season. .

The Giants’ Table and Cottages offers comfortable self-contained cottages and large 4 and 5 bedroom houses.” accommodation in the little mountain town of  Maydena, situated in the beautiful Derwent Valley region of South West Tasmania.

We are proudly family owned and operated and are famous for our comfortable beds, cosy atmosphere and delicious food.

This is the ideal point for your stopover between Strahan and Hobart, we have 7 cottages/houses available – including 3 spa suites and an excellent restaurant.

We have seven self-contained HOUSES. There is a 1 bedroom spa, Chagford Cottage; a 2 bedroom spa, Chudleigh Cottage; a 4 bedroom spa house Hittesleigh, Two 2 bedroom cottages, Sticklepath and Stiniel; one 4 bedroom house Gidleigh and a 5 bedroom house Drewsteignton. Please click on Quotes and Bookings for details of prices and to book.

Experience up close sighting of platypus; we over 15 in 5 ponds on the property.

Meet our new farmyard friends:

Chickens-The silver dorking’s Charlie and the three Angels; and our pecking bantams The precious gems.

Mini Goats-Bow and Coconut.

And coming soon Mini sheep’s and Ponies.

Enjoy feeding and patting them ever morning and night.


There’s mountains to do in Maydena!

We are situated on the edge of the South West World Heritage Area, ten minutes drive from Mount Field National Park with its wonderful Russell Falls and close to the entrance to the Styx Valley of the Giants (hence our name), yet still only just over an hour from Hobart.

Experience the lush temperate rainforest, spectacular mountains, the tallest trees in the world, untouched wilderness and an array of fantastic wildlife right on the doorstep.

The wonderful new movie, “The Hunter” which was released in October 2011 showcases magnificently the incredible landscapes of this amazing area. Come and see where Willem Dafoe hunted for the last Tasmanian Tiger!

Also, check out our activities page.

Renew your Spirit

In comfortable self-contained cottage accommodation you can soak up the silence, the freshest air anywhere and explore amazing countryside; a combination that together will help renew your spirit.

To obtain a quote, or to book, go to our book now page.

Please note :

Our whole place is non-smoking ( but smokers can smoke outside).

Check-in is between 2pm and 6pm and check-out is by 10am.

We will assume you are self-catering unless you book a table in the restaurant before you arrive.

There is a wireless tower in town and we have very good mobile phone coverage and if you have a wireless USB (available at reception if you forget) for your laptop you can have internet access.

We are in the following publications should you wish to look us up:

Lonely Planet Guide to Tasmania

Insight Guide to Tasmania

Rough Guide to Tasmania

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