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!
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:
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.
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.
Fine Wining & Dining
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.