Tahune Airwalk is located at the Forest
and Heritage Centre near Geeveston, and
is one of Tassie’s great experiences. The
Airwalk takes you through the treetops of a
eucalyptus forest at a 3 storey height above
the forest floor, allowing you a birds-eye view
of the tree species and forest life.
Tahune AirWalk is a steel structure which is
620 metres long reaching up to 45 metre
above the forest floor. The highlight is an
extension over the Huon River
(pictured above). It is a bit scary walking this
last bit as it moves!
You can also fly like an eagle in a hang glider
attached to a 220-metre cable above a 70
metre high forest and the Huon River below.
Nearby, the Hastings Caves State Reserve is
a complex of caves and hot springs located
about 90 minutes south of Hobart. There are
45-minute tours through the caves, although
the highlight for kids can be the pool fed
by the thermal streams. It is a steamy 28
Close to here you will find Ida Bay Railway
(inside back cover) that travels along the
banks of Ida Bay. It terminates at Deep Hole
and Elliott’s Beach where there is a shelter
with BBQ facilities, picnic tables, and toilets.
Enjoy some time at the beach with family
or friends and catch a later train back to the
Farther on is Cockle Creek, the farthest
south that one can drive in Australia, with its
beautiful bay of sapphire-blue water fringed
with pure white sand.
WORTH A LOOK!
Huon Valley Mid Winter Fest - If you
haven’t sung to an apple tree whilst
banging pots and pans by firelight lately,
head to the Huon Valley to celebrate the
regions apple picking history and join in
the ages-old tradition of wassailing –
basically scaring nasties out of the
orchard’s cider trees to ensure a bumper
Arve Rd, Geeveston, Tasmania 7116
03 6251 3903