Franklin Eco Cruise: Charter minimum group of 10 people
Gather a group of 10 people and cruise the Huon River, south from Hobart Tasmania, Australia. The Huon Valley is a land of waterways, wilderness and wildlife. Explore the calm waters of the historic Huon River and Egg Islands, enjoy a snack and drink. Cruise for 2 hours or longer.
Join us on a leisurely two hour cruise in this custom designed vessel. It has been built specifically to explore the shallow waters of the extensive Egg Islands wetland reserve. The highlight for bird watchers might be a chance spotting of the Australasian Bittern. This is not a jet boat ride for thrill seekers. It is a tranquil, relaxing, 2 hour introduction to the historic and natural values of the Huon Estuary, Egg Islands and settlements along the rivers edge.
Included is a light snack, or you can purchase fine local wines. Huge picture windows allow you to take in the full view.
History and ecology commentary.
Includes tea and coffee and sweet and savoury snack
Local wines available
Calm water cruising, no seasickness here
Cruises run at a time to suit you, with 24 hours notice
Places to stay near Franklin Eco Cruise
Self contained cottages south from Franklin
Port Huon Cottages provides quality self-contained accommodation in the centre of Tasmania's Huon Valley on the Huon Trail touring route. We can offer guests a choice from nine one and two bedroom cottages - including the luxury spa cottage. All accommodation at Port Huon Cottages is designed around spectacular views over Port Huon Bay and the Hartz Mountains. The cottages are totally self contained, private, all with verandahs and water views, off street parking and modern facilities. There is an outside barbeque and entertainment area for each cottage.
Eco-retreat north from Franklin Set in an extensive private nature reserve near Huonville in the Huon Valley, Tasmania. This award winning, carbon positive eco-village, offers a choice of contemporary, self contained cabins, deluxe tipees and private campsites against an inspiring backdrop of Tasmanian native forest. We offer a true retreat in a peaceful and secluded environment with a 5km bush walking track network, an abundance of wildlife on your doorstep and a sample of the fine food and wine of the Huon Trail region.
More information about Tasmania's Huon Valley: Things to do, places to stay, history, geography, maps.