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Welcome to the Aquila Eco Retreat blog, your digital gateway to the soul-stirring landscapes of Tasmania, Australia. Here, amidst the rugged beauty of nature, we unravel stories that echo the rhythm of sustainable living. Join us on a journey through the immersive experiences that define our eco retreat. This blog serves as a virtual campfire where tales of conservation, adventure, and mindful existence flicker, fostering a connection to the raw essence of our surroundings.

A beautiful native bird sitting amongst the yellow flower heads of Kangaroo Paw


May 10, 2024

There’s no doubt that the vineyards in the Coal River Valley are a sure sign that the season is changing. The landscape is covered in patchwork blankets of bright red, orange, and yellow. The days are becoming noticeably shorter, too, and it’s now dark in the mornings when my alarm goes off. There’s a slight…

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March 12, 2024

Ah, summer – what a glorious season! The sun’s warmth, the long days, and the lazy evenings make it the perfect time to relax and unwind … but … the risk of bushfires increases. The Valley – that’s the Coal River Valley to those that aren’t local – is a hub of activity during this…

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Christmas Blog 2023

December 21, 2023

The festive season is here, and Aquila is certainly enjoying the celebrations. Our front entrance sculpture, fondly nicknamed ‘Lady Keypad of Aquila’, is in the Christmas spirit. I crocheted a cute little Christmas hat for her last week, and Jason helped by making the white pom-pom. It’s a joy to see her all dressed up…

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