Gateway to the Huon Valley

Huonville is Huon Valleys’ largest town, situated on the banks of the beautiful reflective Huon River approximately 35 kilometres (30-minute drive) south of Hobart.  

Surrounded by farmland, apple orchards and stunning mountains such as “Sleeping Beauty”. Take your time to explore the township and the river esplanade area.  You will find plenty of cafes, gift shops, post office, petrol stations, a major supermarket, banks, library, doctors and other services in the town.

Huonville Foreshore Area

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Huonville Esplanade

Just before you cross the bridge over the Huon River on the left-hand side you will find the Huonville Esplanade. This is a perfect place to stop for a walk, take a picnic or meal break by the water.

  • Easy parking
  • BBQ (electric) and picnic facilities – seating, sheltered areas, tables.
  • Childrens fenced playground
  • Public toilets with disabled access
  • Boat ramp
  • Access to Skinners Drive walking track

The best country town to live in Australia

We’re obviously biased, but the locals truly believe that Huonville (or any of the other nearby towns in the Huon Valley) really are some of the best country towns to live in Australia. Here’s some of the things you can see and do:

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