Ideas For Exploring the Huon Region, In Tasmania

Huonville - Franklin - Glen Huon - Cygnet - Judbury - Ranelagh - Grove


What to Do: Start of by heading south through Huonville after discovering the many eateries, cafes and shops, public swimming pool, services and facilities.  At the bottom of the town is the Huon River esplanade.

  • Enjoy an easy stroll by the river, feed the ducks.
  • Huon jet boat rides and paddle boats at Huon Jet
  • BBQ facilities, picnic tables, seating, shelters, boat ramp toilets and WIFI
  • Choice of Cafe Facilities
  • Secure, shaded and exciting play areas for the kids 
  • Wood Carvings on the top side "Short Street"
  • Public Outdoor Pool
  • RV dump Point
  • Huonville Caravan park is just 1.5km in a unique farm setting.

Huon Cycling

Located at: 105 Wilmot Rd, Huonville,

What to Do:  Hire a bike and cycle around Huonville or make a trail and ride up one section of the river and down the other side


Huon Jet Boat

Located at: Lower Esplanade, Huonville 

What to Do: Come jet boating on the Huon River. Experience the thrill of white water jet boating and view the magnificent reflections in the dark tannin-stained water. To add to the excitement, your driver executes a number of 360 degree spins, all in complete safety. Rides depart regularly throughout the day. For the less adventurous, stretch your legs on the Pedal Boats and Aqua Bikes, or just sit and enjoy a coffee or snack in the riverside café. Tasmania’s only white water jet boating adventure.



Wooden Boat Centre

Located at: 3333 Huon Highway, Franklin, Tasmania 7113

What to Do:  Traditional timber boat building 27.  See special Tasmanian timbers as they are hand-crafted to create boats which display Tasmania’s rich maritime heritage. Take in the scent of Huon Pine and the unique atmosphere of a traditional workshop in action by taking a guided tour.  Enjoy our historical display of maritime memorabilia or browse the gift shop. Huon River, in Franklin, Tasmania.  Don't forget the Wood Boat Festival is on in Hobart every February.  


Yukon Tours - Franklin

Located at: Franklin Marina (next to Wooden Boat Centre)

What to Do: Calm water cruise, 90 minutes. Sail the beautiful traditional Danish ketch ‘Yukon’ on the calm waters of the Huon River.  All ages welcome, no prior sailing experience needed. Sit back and enjoy the Huon Valley’s premier sailing cruise. Also available for gourmet cruises, overnights and private functions.



  • Enjoy and easy stroll by the river, feed the ducks.


  • Enjoy and easy stroll by the river, feed the ducks.
  • RV dump Point

Bruny Island

Bruny Island Cruises

Located at: Adventure Bay Bruny Island

What to Do: Bruny Island Cruises offers award-winning cruises along Bruny Island's rugged coast in southern Tasmania. Experience one of Australia's great environmental adventures, a thrilling three-hour tour where you will spot sea-life and coastal wildlife.


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