Things To Do In Southern Tasmania

Make memories with these essential things to do in Tasmania

Imagine a holiday that’s as relaxing as it is active, with so many things to do. The Huon Valley’s restorative atmosphere will have you feeling peaceful and invigorated whether you’re:

  • lacing up your boots to walk in the southern Tasmanian wilderness
  • enjoying our thriving artistic communities and discovering their studios and shops
  • sampling exquisite small-batch local produce and buying some to take home
  • learning about our boatbuilding heritage and history that goes back hundreds and thousands of years
  • talking to the locals
  • or taking the chance to get up close to southern Tasmania’s wildlife and plants.

The Huon Valley really is the best place to live in Australia!

Visit the Huon Valley, Australia’s and Tasmania’s southern-most region

Huon Valley in ‘The Off Season’

Visit the Huon Valley this 'Off Season'

Winter is when Tasmania - and Tasmanians - are at our most unique. We're built to handle winter, and we do it properly. It's when our anti-ordinariness and creative spirit shine the brightest. In winter, Tasmania is packed full of stimulating experiences.

Libby Dyer Art

Planting the seeds of joy and happiness for our tomorrows

Intuitive Ink Artist Planting the seeds of joy and happiness for our tomorrows The first thing that you will notice when you meet local artist Libby Dyer, is her love for colour. This not only shows through her art, but also her clothes, earrings, and glasses; she radiates sunshine on an otherwise grey Tassie summer day.

The Kiln

Restoration of a heritage-listed oast house

Carolyn and Graeme Holmes have converted what used to be a working oast house into an upmarket local eatery open to the public

Lost Captain Restaurant and Taphouse

A taste to the Huon's past

Honouring the story of the search for the lost French Captain Jean-Francois De La Perouse, Lost Captain Restaurant and Taphouse offers commonly focused cuisine reflective of the seasons in celebration of the Huon's finest produce

The Kiln

A unique restaurant experience in Tasmania's enchanting Huon Valley

Welcome to a unique culinary experience in a beautifully restored original Oast House.

Storytowns: Huon Valley Audio Tour

Jump on the tour from anywhere, anytime!

Get an intimate look into Cygnet, Dover, Geeveston and Huonville with a leisurely drive through the region uncovering the stories behind Huon Valley's beautiful natural features and places to stop and explore...with some great local tips too!