Things To Do In Southern Tasmania

Find things to do in the Huon Valley that match your interest and your energy levels.

  • Walk or drive in remote natural places
  • camp by the water
  • find interesting and delicious places to eat and drink
  • listen to some tunes
  • get out on the water, onto a bike, or into the air with hang gliding
  • learn about the history of southern Tasmania
  • base yourself here to extend your range to Bruny Island.

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

Imagine a holiday that’s as relaxing as it is active. The Huon Valley’s restorative atmosphere will have you feeling peaceful and invigorated whether you’re

  • lacing up your boots to walk in the 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.

Make memories with these essential things to do in the Huon Valley

Pagan Cider

Tasmanian Premium Craft Cider

Producers of Tasmanian Premium Cider using the tastiest fruit, fresh from the tree and lovingly grown in the Huon Valley by fourth-generation orchardists using earth-friendly farming practices.

Esperance Adventures

Kayaking tours in the Huon Valley

Half-Day, Full Day and family kayaking tours available. Locations include Dover/Port Esperance, Lune River, Recherche Bay and Huon River from Franklin.

Southport Lagoon Conservation Area

Peaceful remote area with historical and botanical importance.

Southport Lagoon Conservation Area is a large portion of land and shallow expanse of water located on the south-east coast of Tasmania between Southport and Recherche Bay.

South Cape Bay Track

End of the road and keep walking

South Cape Track day walk from Cockle Creek in the Huon Valleys Far South takes you through ferny forest, coastal marshlands to the wild coastline of Tasmania's Southwest National Park.

Tahune Adventures

Airwalk, Forest Walks, Hang Gliding & River Rafting

A variety of experiences on offer to suit every adrenaline level. An easy 1.5 hours drive from Hobart, cafe a visitor centre located on site.

Frank’s Ciderhouse & Café

Cellar door, Free tasting, Apple Museum and Orchard Tours

Sample a variety of sparkling ciders made with 100% Tasmanian apples, pears, cherries and raspberries. Enjoy a meal made with locally grown produce by a cosy wood fire, or outside taking in views of the Huon River. Explore the Franklin Apple Museum or join an orchard tour- (tours are seasonal).