Map showing Beachside Retreat West Inlet

Tasmania is an archipelago of 334 islands and is separated from the rest of Australia by the waters of Bass Strait. Situated 240 kms southeast of Melbourne and covering 91,000 square kms, 40% is held in National Parks and State Reserves. Enjoying a temperate maritime climate, the summer months are from December to March, although other seasons can be just as enjoyable.