Twin Lakes Trout Fishery and Sporting Retreat is situated between Buckland and Nugent, a 50 minute drive from Hobart. It is only one and a half hours from Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport and a mere hop and a skip away from the famous Port Arthur historical site.
Twin Lakes is close to the Coal Valley, beautiful Richmond and a short drive to Tasmania's world renowned wineries. We can pick you up and return you to the airport or your hotel. The best of Tassie at your fingertips.....
Set on 3000 acres, half of which is a federally funded forest conservation area supporting endangered flora and fauna, Twin Lakes has breathtaking views. Many bush trails on the property make an ideal place for walking and mountain bike riding and an abundant wildlife population makes it the prefect place for nature lovers.
There are 2 lakes, Monty's and Nifty's and both have been stocked with wild fingerling Brown and Rainbow Trout. Stocking the lakes commenced in 2002 and most fish are in the 5 to 6 year old age group with an average weight of around 10 pounds. Every anglers dream!!!!
The fish in Twin Lakes have obtained superb growth rates because of the excellent eco systems in these spring fed waters. Along with an abundance of natural food and a strict catch and release policy, Twin Lakes is without doubt Austalia's best privately owned trophy water. The best Rainbow so far has topped the 20 pounds mark and the heaviest Brown just over 16lb...there are bigger ones in there!!! This gives every angler a lifetime opportunity to catch a double figure Trout....
Twin Lakes is professionally managed. Our Guides, are accomplished fly fishermen and have many years of experience and really know how to get the most out of the Fishery.
Twin Lakes offers 4 star accommodation in Monty's lakeside cottage. This quaint 3 bedroom hideaway is eco friendly and solar powered. Complete with a well appointed dining area and all the trimmings of home, Monty's can accommodate up to 6 guests. Monty's comfortable beds can be linked together for king size or singles depending on your requirements. For those that dont want to self cater, Twin Lakes can provide a full array of country style cuisine at your request.
There is nothing more spectacular than to sit in Monty's luxurious hot tub and watch 3 million stars twinkling against a pitch black background. As an alternative, guests can sit around Monty's wood fire and share a glass of local wine or shut their eyes in front of the flickering flames and dream of tomorrow's trout!!
From the spectacular sunrises and sunsets to spotting tailing trout in the margins of the two lakes you will find everything you dreamt of here at Twin Lakes. We look forward to seeing you!
TWIN LAKES: 3,000 ACRES OF NATURAL BEAUTY
Set on 3,000 acres, half of which is a federally funded forest conservation area supporting endangered flora and fauna, Twin Lakes offers breathtaking views. You will find its multitude of bush trails great for walking, mountain bike riding, and getting back to nature!
LAKESIDE COTTAGE ACCOMMODATION
Monty's Lakeside Cottage is a quaint 3-bedroom eco-friendly hideaway. Complete with a well-appointed kitchen and dining area with all the trimmings of home, Monty's Lakeside Cottage can accommodate up to 6 guests. (Beds can be configured to suit your requirements.) The cottage has a wood fire to help you unwind after the day’s activities, and its own luxurious hot tub which is perfect for relaxing in underneath Tasmania’s starry sky.
Self-catering and catering options
For those that don’t want to self-cater, Twin Lakes can provide a full array of country style cuisine at your request.
TASMANIA'S BEST FLY FISHING
Every angler’s dream can be fulfilled at the 2 lakes known as Monty's and Nifty's. The lakes were first stocked in 2002 with wild fingerling Brown and Rainbow Trout. The trout’s average age group is around 5-6 years old, with an average weight of a very healthy 10 pounds. The best Rainbow Trout so far tipped the scales at 20 pounds, and the heaviest Brown just over 16 pounds – the next person to catch a double figure trout could be you!
Along with an abundance of natural food and a strict catch and release policy, Twin Lakes is without doubt Australia’s best privately owned trophy water.
Only 50 minutes from Hobart
The Sporting Retreat is situated between Buckland and Nugent which is only a 50-minute drive from Hobart. This means if you are coming from Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport, in under 2 hours you could be at the lake’s edge with a fly rod in your hands, or be enjoying a glass of wine while you take in one of the breath taking views that Twin Lakes offers.
If you are flying in just let us know – we are happy to provide you with transport to and from Twin Lakes.
Wineries, Port Arthur – the best of Tasmania is only a short drive away .
If you fancy sampling some of Tasmania’s world-renowned wineries, you’ll be happy to know that they are only a short drive away. Also close by is the historic and popular tourist site of Port Arthur.
Coral Valley and beautiful Richmond are also close if you feel like exploring slightly further afield
Twin Lakes is without doubt Austalia's best privately owned trophy water.
The best Rainbow so far has topped the 20 pounds mark
and the heaviest Brown just over 16lb...there are bigger ones in there!!! .