Activities & Attractions


The Huon Valley has so much to offer, from fine wining and dining, a variety of outdoor activities, a bush walkers paradise, cultural events and some of the best local markets!

Outdoor Activities

Billy Browns Falls

A medium-hard track, although not long, you will pass through some magical manfern gully with a giant eucalypt tree. The waterfall is amazing, especially in winter.


Walking time: One and half hours return

Distance from Horsehaven: 15 minutes drive

 Lake Skinner Bushwalk

A magnificent walk through some old growth forest, uphill with breathtaking scenery, you reach the stunning trout filled lake. Here you find some rare deciduous beach Norhofagus gunnii, the only deciduous tree in Tasmania.


Walking time: 3 and a half

to four hours

Distance from Horsehaven:

25 minutes

Huon Valley Yoga

Our yoga session begins with breath awareness & other mindfulness techniques, followed by mindful movement and Yoga Asana, and ending with relaxation techniques. We craft the best possible session to most benefit the people in front of us. We believe anyone can enjoy Yoga and we’re committed to offering friendly and supportive Yoga tuition.

Huon Jet Boating

Huon River Jet Boats offers high speed boat tours of 12 kilometers on the Huon River, southern Tasmania.

Tassie Bound

Tassie Bound is a Tasmanian adventure kayaking tour business specialising in day kayak tours on the Derwent River, Huon River and Lake Pedder in the South West National Park.

Bruny Island Cruises

Bruny Island Cruises is an award-winning 3 Hour Wilderness Cruise exploring the rugged coastline of Bruny Island in southern Tasmania.  

Fine Wining & Dining

Homehill Winery & Restaurant

Home Hill is very much a Tasmanian Boutique Vineyard, Winery, and Restaurant with award winning pinot noir.

Huon Manor Restaurant

The Huon Manor menu specialises in quality seafood and features many of the wonderful seafoods that are "Tasmania"

Summer Kitchen Organic Cafe

Awesome, organic, wholesome,  homemade cakes, breads and pies to accompany your delicious coffee. Located in Ranelagh, 10 minutes from Horsehaven.

Willie Smith's Organic Cider

Also known as the Apple Shed, this is groovy place to relax, chill out and dine, and taste some of the best ciders in Australia!

Huon's Little Treasure Bistro

Fresh good quality  seafood, amazing Asian dishes served in a family run business with a lovely atmosphere. Located in Franklin, 20 minutes from Horsehaven.

DS Coffee House & Internet Lounge

The DS Cafe is the grooviest cafe in Huonville, more like a living room than a cafe. It attracts an incredibly diverse group of people because of its friendly atmosphere, good internet, and great coffee.

Iconic Places

Tahune Airwalk

Tahune AirWalk offers a variety oftranquil forest walks which will definitely calm the mind, body and soul.

Hastings Caves & Thermal Pools

The Hastings Caves offers visitors a variety of experiences, from relaxing in the warm waters of a thermal springs pool, to the unique experience of exploring Newdegate Cave.

Australian Wooden Boat Building School

The Wooden Boat Centre Tasmania is a school and visitor centre dedicated to preserving the traditional craft/trade of wooden boat building.

Ida Bay Railway

Ride 14km in a WWII era locomotive on Australia's most southern railway.

Salamanca Markets, Hobart

Enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, action and colour of Australia's best outdoor market - proudly operated by the City of Hobart - every Saturday from 8:30am to 3:00pm at Hobart's Salamanca Place.

MONA Museum, Hobart

The Museum of Old and New Art is Australia's largest privately funded musesum, as well as the largest attraction in Hobart.

Cultural Events

Folk Festival,

One of Australia's largest folk music festivals held over a three-day affair during the second weekend of January every year.

Huon Show

Also known as the Huon Agriculture Show, it is a large agriculture show held in in Ranelagh in the Huon Valley on the second Saturday of every November.

Taste of the Huon

A huge celebration of fine food, wine, arts, crafts and entertainment from the Huon Valley, Dentrecasteaux Channel and Bruny Island regions of Tasmania, held every year in Huonville.

Huon Valley Mid Winter Festival

Held annually by Willie Smith's, the Mid Winter Festival celebrates the Huon's rich apple picking history, while "waking up the apple trees" with wassailing and music!


Homehill Wines

The collection of wines produced from the Home Hill Vineyards and Winery are Pinot Noir Reserve, the award winning Pinot Noir , Sylvaner, Unwooded Chardonnay, Reserve Chardonnay, Sparkling Cuvee and a late harvest Sticky.

Hartz View Vineyard

Hartz View has a large range of wines, ports and liqueurs to sample from, and all contain NO artificial preservatives, colours or flavourings. The 18% Alc/vol is a natural preservative.

Panorama Vineyard

Offering wines, ports and liqueurs, Panorama Vineyard have not only achieved trophies and medals for their wines, but are also now honoured to have their Pinot Noir served in First Class by Quantas Airlines.

Heron's Rise Vineyard

Overlooking the D'Entrecasteaux Channel and Bruny Island, Herons Rise Vineyard has been producing fine wines in southern Tasmania for many year, including Muller Thurgau, Riesling and Pinot Noir.

Our Address

Horsehaven Farmstay

Conny Elton

179 Judd's Creek Road

Judbury 7109 Tasmania

Contact Us

TEL: 03 62 660 343 


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