Huonville is a 39 km drive south-west from Hobart.
Huonville offers minimal public transportation. It’s best to drive a personal car, or hire a car and drive from Hobart.
Huonville retains a few historical buildings. The river is the major landmark.
Built in a broad valley, the central feature is the Huon River. On each side are mountains, including Mount Misery (pictured). Native forest is visible in every direction from the town itself. The Mount Misery walk is the easiest place to access rainforest and oldgrowth forest. River access is easy at the esplanade. Playground, toilets, picnic tables.
- 1 Scenic Hill (Cross the bridge, take the first right and drive 800 metres to the viewpoint over the town.). Located on the edge of an old quarry, the lookout itself is nothing special but it does give a good view over the town to the mountains beyond. free.