Welcome to Rosesdale Homestead

A little touch of country with accommodation, animal park, heritage museum and restaurant

Animal Park

The family will love our animal park with a wide variety of  animals from farm animals to native Australian animals, camels & our aviary of colourful birds.

Rosedale Restaurant

Come join us for breakfast or a long lunch with our daily changing menu featuring local produce

A little touch of country

Located in Taranna on the beautiful Tasman Peninsula.

Rosedale Homestead ~ A little touch of country

A little touch of country

About Us

Cottages, restaurant, animal park, heritage museum all in one location

Located in Taranna on the beautiful Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Rosedale Homestead, can offer you a warm coffee to a full 3 course meal in our new Rosedale Restaurant, hours of entertainment at our animal park and heritage museum through to a country accommodation option in our Apple Pickers’ Cottages or Stationmaster’s Cottage.

We are OPEN 

We are delighted to announce that all aspects of Rosedale Homestead are once again open 7 days a week with the restaurant also open for dinner Sat, Sun, Mon and Tues nights. We have new entry fee rates and some great specials. Find out more about these special.

Animal Park
Heritage Museum


Country Accommodation
Apple Pickers’ Cottage No.1

A former Apple Pickers 1-Bedroom cottage with a wood heater, located in a bush setting, is perfect for up to 2 people to take a moment away from the hustle and bustle. Ideally located to explore all the Tasman Peninsula has to offer. Accommodation with A little touch of country.

Apple Pickers’ Cottage No.2

This delightful 1-bedroom self contained cottage can sleep up to 4 people. The cottage has a wood heater and full kitchen making it the perfect place to stay whilst exploring the local area. The onsite animal park, heritage museum and restaurant also provides entertainment on your cottage doorstep.

Family Stationmaster’s Cottage

This renovated 2-bedroom Stationmaster’s Cottage can sleep up to 8 people. It has a large kitchen, bathroom and lounge with a wood heater. This cottage is also wheelchair accessible.

Plus our onsite activities

Stay with us and enjoy our onsite animal park which is sure to delight small and big kids with a wide variety of farm animals, a fully licensed restaurant as well as our heritage museum allowing you to step back in time to how the early settlers lived.

Come visit the Animal Park

From cute lambs, to stunning Fresians & camels

Come visit our the Animal Park

Rosedale Restaurant

Rosedale Restaurant

Breakfast, Lunch & All Day Dining – let us tempt you!

Whether staying in our cottages or coming to visit the animal farm and museum for the day, our restaurant with its wood heater and daily changing menu will be sure to delight with breakfast. lunch and dinner served. See our opening hours here.
Below are some photos of our food, or download a sample menu.


Taranna, Tasman Peninsula

We are located in a  beautiful part of the world.  Just five minutes past Eaglehawk Neck (45mins from Hobart Airport), with the Tessellated Pavement and it’s pristine beach, five minutes to the  must-see Port Arthur Historic Site and the start of the acclaimed Three Capes Walk, all this plus our onsite activities and restaurant makes Rosedale Homestead, the perfect destination for a day out, or stay in our cottage accommodation as a base to explore the Tasman Peninsula. And what a lot there is to discover…

Ready for
A little touch of country?

With so much to do you’ll be so pleased you visited Rosedale Homestead.
Book  Today! School groups welcome