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Starry Nights in Tasmania incl. 2 Nights Geodesic Dome Accom. w/ Cheese Platter on Arrival, Private Wine Tour, Car Hire + more.

Starry Nights in Tasmania incl. 2 Nights Geodesic Dome Accom. w/ Cheese Platter on Arrival, Private Wine Tour, Car Hire + more.

3 Days

The Glampers Escape is your opportunity for you and your partner to enjoy a couple of nights in a magical vineyard domescape. 

  • 2 nights unique geodesic dome accommodation
  • 2 days* intermediate/standard sized car hire
  • Private wine tour
  • Wine tasting at Swinging Gate

About This Trip

Escape to the Tasmanian countryside for a cellar door short break with a difference, stay in a unique, insulated luxury dome. Tasmania has long been celebrated for its outstanding natural beauty, it's time to take a break from the day-to-day and disappear into the incredible Tamar Valley for a delightful short break.  


Situated on the Swinging Gate vineyard, your unique geodesic dome. This fully insulated, entirely private dome gives you the ultimate in closer to nature experiences. Soak up the views from your private outdoor bathtub, with your complimentary bottle of wine to hand and afterwards roast marshmallows in your firepit. Leave the roof of the dome exposed so you can sleep under the stars, while staying cosy and dry.  


We will whisk you away on a wine and cheese tour of the Tamar Valley, exploring wines from at least four of the world-class wineries with your expert guide. With some award-winning fizz, sumptuous rieslings and refined pinot noir, the Tamar Valley combines outstanding flavours with the incredible natural beauty that surrounds you.  


To get away from it all for a couple of days, you could do no better than the Tasmanian Cellar Door Short Break. 

What's Included
2 nights unique geodesic dome accommodation

You will fall in love with this unique glamping pod with full view of the stars

2 days* intermediate/standard sized car hire

Driving through Tasmania to your Dome is every bit as pleasurable as the rest of the trip. Vehicle: Mid-sized Toyota Corolla or similar.

*Please note: Daily car hire rate is based on a 24hr period, add an additional day if required by contacting us directly

Private wine tour

Experience the joys of the local vineyards with your personal guide

Wine tasting at Swinging Gate

The owners will take you through their range with a real personalised touch

Complimentary bottle of wine

Something to wet your whistle while you look out over the spectacular surroundings of your Dome

Tasmanian Cheese platter

To accompany your free bottle of wine, some local cheese to sample

$25 Breakfast voucher per night

Start your morning right with a $25 breakfast voucher 

Top Local Experiences

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Trip Itinerary


Where You'll Stay

Included in your deal

The Pinot

The closest geodesic dome to the cellar door is the Pinot, talk about convenient! Don't worry you're still in complete privacy at about 60m away from the other domes.  


  • Fully insulated 28 sqm geodesic dome
  • King-size bed
  • Ensuite
  • Minibar
  • Bar fridge
Single supplementNo
Max occupancy2 Adults
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble - King Bed

Improve your room's comfort

The Sauvignon - Outdoor Bathtub

Fancy a private bathtub on deck.... you've come to the right place!

The Sauvignon have an outdoor bathtub on the deck, plus all of the other features the Pinot has.

Total p/p price+$65
Single supplementNo
Max occupancy2 Adults
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble - King Bed
Other Info

When we look for short breaks, we want to offer you something different, something that you can’t get anywhere else. The luxury geodesic domes you stay in on this short break are so distinctive that you will always remember your stay in them. 


With a completely opulent look and feel to them, you will be able to relax and feel so entirely close to nature. Sit in your outdoor bath, a glass of wine in hand and stare out at the distant mountains. Sit by the firepit, polishing off that free bottle of wine before retiring to the night to lie and stare straight up at a sky packed with stars. Total bliss!


We also want to make sure that when you take a short trip, you get a bit of in-depth understanding for the region you are visiting and this is why we have your outstanding hosts taking you out on a local time tasting in the Tamar Valley. You will meet the people who live and work here, chat about their lives and their wines and explore all the hidden gems of this enchanting region. 


Your accommodation for the weekend is situated on the Swinging Gate Vineyard in Sidmouth, Tamar Valley. At the airport, you will collect your pre-paid hire car for the trip. A two and a half-hour drive through the glorious scenery of Tasmania will bring you right to your own private cellar door.


Set in and amongst the vineyards each private dome has a full ensuite, it's glamping in true luxury style with interiors inspired by exciting local designers. With comfy king-size bed with quality cotton sheets, quilts and soft furnishings, the interiors perfectly complement the beautiful natural surrounds.


  • Deal occupancy - 2 people
  • Room size -28 sqm
  • Bedding configuration - king size
  • Max occupancy - 2 people

  • Full ensuite bathroom
  • Star-gazing windows (25% of the dome is clear)
  • Black-out screening curtains
  • Insulated walls and heating
  • Outdoor bathtub (optional)
  • Cellar door on-site
  • Spa on-site

important info


  • Return international or domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Optional activities/tours, personal expenses/transfers not mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips & gratuities

Age restrictions

  • This trip is based on two adults 18yrs or older


  • Dome for two adults
  • King sized bed

Passport & visa requirements

  • All non-Australian citizens or permanent residents will require a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months beyond your return travel date, this will be required for all passengers (including children and infants) on entry into Australia
  • Visitors may require a visa to enter Australia
  • It is the visitors responsibility to ensure they are holding the correct and current visa for the countries they are visiting
  • Important: Please start arranging your visa at least 6-8 weeks prior to departure to account for any delays due to consulate operating hours and processing times

Travel insurance

  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package

Health & vaccination

  • Travellers are advised to check with their local health professional at least 45 days prior to departure, as some vaccinations require 30 days or more to be effective
  • Health care such as a doctor’s surgery, dentist and optometrists are available in Australia. However there sometimes can be a charge involved in using all of these services
  • It is advised that you ensure you have adequate health insurance cover as part of your travel insurance


  • Tipping and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion

Fitness requirements

  • Travellers should have a good level of physical fitness and mobility. They must be able to negotiate uneven surfaces and in some cases climb stairs

Dietary requirements

  • Any dietary requirements must be received by DealsAway at least 30 days prior to your scheduled departure date. Failure to provide these details by this date may result in an inability to cater for your requirements
  • In most cases DealsAway can cater for special dietary requirements but please note that on occasion, this may not be possible due to location, lack of availability of ingredients, and other extenuating circumstances. It is always advised to carry supplies with you


  • Transfers are not included on this trip


  • Any applicable pre trip or tour documentation will be emailed to you prior to travelling. Should you have any queries regarding this please feel free to contact us directly via email at 

Money matters

  • The Australian unit of currency is Australian Dollars (AUD). Cash and all major international credit cards are accepted by the resort

Care hire

  • Refer to Hertz rate terms and conditions for more info
  • Each daily hire is based on a period of 24hrs rental, for example a 2 day hire is the equivilant of 48hrs hire starting at the time the vehicle is picked up. If you require a longer rental time due to flight times or for any other reason then we advise you purchase another day of rental hire. This can be added on request for an additional fee
  • If you are late returning the vehicle this may result in a fee being charged to you from the car hire supplier directly
  • DealsAway takes no responsibility for any additional fees incurred to the customer by the car hire supplier

Minimum driver age

  • 21 years
  • Young driver fee - where a renter is aged between 21-24 a young driver fee will apply - $16.50 inclusive of GST (capped at $115.50 in each 30-day period) on standard passenger vehicles

Additional drivers

  • Additional drivers are permitted free of charge providing the minimum rental age and all other driver requirements are met
  • Additional authorised drivers must be registered on the authority to drive form which would accompany the rental agreement. There is no limit to additional drivers providing they all meet the above criteria

Car hire rates do not include

  • Out of hours pick up
  • Delivery & collection fees
  • Fuel purchase options
  • Additional equipment: child seats
  • Road tolls
  • Personal accident and effects cover
  • Premium roadside assist
  • Private parking charges

DealsAway savings

  • The value and comparative savings have been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving

Itinerary amendments & changes

  • Occasionally our itineraries are updated prior to departure to incorporate improvements stemming from past travellers’ feedback as well as updates from our ground operators. Please note that while we operate successful tours in this region throughout the year, some changes may be necessary due to inclement weather, public holidays, common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes, and unforeseen circumstances. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route. The order and timing of included activities may also vary from time to time


  • All DealsAway trips are available on a request only basis and are subject to availability. Once booked you should receive a payment confirmation and receipt via email, followed by a booking confirmation normally within 72hrs of making a booking, sometimes this can take a little longer subject to supplier delay
  • If you have not received your confirmation within 5 business days of payment confirmation please contact us immediately by email at
  • In the event that your trip is unavailable for the dates you have chosen we will contact you by telephone to advise the next available dates


  • Any prices quoted exclude specific costs/measures which may be introduced at a later stage as a result of Government changes due to COVID-19 health and safety restrictions. DealsAway will inform its guests of these changes as soon as possible, these additional charges will be passed on by DealsAway to the guest


Name change or corrections

  • Name corrections may incur a fee
  • Name changes are not permitted

Date changes

  • Date changes are not permitted


  • Please refer to our booking conditions for all information on refunds

DealsAway reserves the right to modify prices for marketing and commercial reasons. Please note that full terms and conditions apply. Refer to the website's terms and conditions.

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