The gateway to Tasmania’s far south, the Huon Valley is one of the most productive regions for natural produce…
Tasmania’s reputable farming and sustainability, along with clean water and rich soil inspire a wide range of fantastic dining experience packed full of local food, wine and beers.
One of the best places for beautiful organic foods, the Hobart and the Greater Hobart region is home to many local markets filled with quality homegrown and homemade wares. Whether browsing the Salamanca Market in Hobart on Saturdays or the countless other regular meets around the areas, you’re bound to find a great deal on quality goods while supporting local stallholders.
Quality Local Wineries
Tasmania is well known for it’s award-winning vineyards and wineries. It is home to many leading producers of premium cool climate wines, such as the Moorilla Estate Winery in Berriedale and Bruny Island Premium Wines from just south of Hobart. On the Eastern Shore is the Coal River Valley winery trail with over 10 prominent vineyards all within close proximity.
With stunning beaches and coastal reserves plus the expansive Derwent River, waterside living and water views are just another amazing part of living in Southern Tasmania. Whether it’s the cute cornish charm of Battery Point, or the tranquility of Primrose Sands, the options are plentiful.
Southern Tasmania has its fair share of stunning coastal areas, with beautiful beaches dotted around the regions – from the soft sands of the Tasman Peninsula, to Bruny Island. In addition to these coastal reserves, there’s plenty of great family beaches well within 30 minutes or less to the city such as Bellerive, Howrah, Opossum Bay, Lauderdale, Seven Mile Beach, Cremorne, Sandy Bay, Kingston and Blackmans Bay.
The Huon Valley is one of Tasmania’s largest natural produce regions with some of the most picturesque vineyards, orchards and channels in the world. With the world-renowned Tahune Airwalk, the Willie Smith Apple Shed and many, many accommodation options, this is an area that combines working produce areas with tourism and a burgeoning craft produce industry with new ciders, wines and cheeses exporting to the world.
The Huon Trail is one of the states great touring routes, and this is an area rich in waterfront and farming history.