Previously known as the First Basin Caretakers Cottage, Basin Cottage is situated on the western side of the Cataract Gorge Reserve and accessed from Basin Road. The Cottage holds a pictorial history of the Cataract Gorge Reserve, its developments and events that have shaped our history. An exhibition space is available for use by artists or interest groups associated with the Cataract Gorge Reserve. They can also provide information to locals and tourists about attractions and accommodation in Tasmania. Entry to the cottage is free. Monthly walks and talks take place in the Basin Cottage on the first Wednesday of the month. Events begin at 10.00am and are follwed by refreshments. Cost is $3.00 per person.