Around every turn in the Huon Valley, you’ll find yourself in lush valleys, on winding roads hugging peaceful waterways or emerging into still spaces with mountains on the horizon.
Let the elements dictate your pace as you drive to Tasmania’s southernmost point, get out into the national parks or underground into limestone caves, or live the way the locals do in the villages and townships, spending time close to nature and enjoying the creative offerings from makers and growers.
Every stroll, bushwalk, ride, paddle or drive in the Huon Valley will be filled with scenes that seem like destinations – not just the single destination you thought you were heading for.
Each trip will take you past roadside stands, farmland, forests, gleaming waterways, beaches, villages, paddocks, orchards, and vineyards, providing you with space to stretch your legs and free your mind.
The small country town of Cygnet is well known for its creative community and beautiful scenic location in the sheltered Port Cygnet Bay.
Cockle Creek is a stunning seaside village located at the end of Australia's most southern road. Here you can walk into the Southwest Wilderness Area to South Cape Bay, camp, fish, and other water activities. Note there are very limited facilities and no shops.
Majestic Adamson's Peak provides a dramatic backdrop, alongside picturesque Port Esperance with its three islands - Hope, Faith and Charity.
Geeveston is located 25 minutes south of Huonville following the Huon highway (A6) and is the gateway to the southern forests and far south region.
The Huon Valley sits on the fringe of Tasmania's Southwest Wilderness World Heritage Area.