1. The Tahune AirWalk in the pristine Hartz Mountain National Park has tours available at this venue and is not to be missed.
2. On the way in to the Huon Valley the “Willie Smith’s Organic Cider House” should be a definite stop off where you will find an Apple Museum and great food tasting to go with the award winning cider.
3. The Huon Jet Boats is not to be missed, situated on the foreshore of Huonville township with friendly staff and an exciting Jet Boat ride up the Huon River to the rapids with plenty of thrills along the way.
4. Further south along the Huon Highway you will arrive at a lovely historic township called Franklin where the first settlers arrived over 150 years ago. There you will find the Wooden Boat Centre, Franks Cider House and several lovely eateries situated on the banks of the river.
5. Township of Geeveston a bit further along is the “Old Forest Town” where harvesting timber from the forests employed many town folk until 30 odd years ago. There is now a Forest Museum in the old Town Hall and several cafes for a bite to eat before travelling further south.
6. Winding your way along the road to the picturesque fishing village of Dover where Salmon farmers have become some of the largest employers in Tasmania exporting millions of dollars worth of processed Salmon all over the world. Here there are pristine beaches and holiday homes as well as a local caravan park.
7. The next port of call is Southport, mostly a holiday township with Australia’s “Southern Most Tavern”, then onto Hastings where the Hastings Caves and Thermal pool are a real drawcard in this destination.
8. The Port Cygnet and Channel areas are South East of Huonville along the Channel Highway where the town of Cygnet has many craft shops, cafes and Folk Festivals which are a major draw card to the area.
9. North West of Huonville there are small townships on the way to the remote and beautiful camping grounds called “Rivers Edge” at Lonnavale and on return you could branch off at Judbury along the North Huon Road through to Ranelagh, Lucaston and Grove to head back to Hobart, along the way you can call in to the award winning “Home Hill Winery” in Ranelagh for some cheese and wine tasting.
10. There are many beautiful places to see and things to do in the Huon Valley with Golf Courses, Bowling Clubs, Sporting Grounds, Swimming Pools and wonderful walking trails into the South West Wilderness areas for the Hiking enthusiasts. Plenty of Wineries, great accommodation and fresh clean air to breathe in this beautiful place we call home.