The Huon Valley prides itself on pristine environment, rich living history, strong maritime connections, temperate wilderness, unique accessible wildlife, world renowned food and wine, and seasonal climate variations. The Valley’s growth is centred on four key economic drivers – these being: forestry, aquaculture, tourism and agriculture. These four industries provide a solid employment base for local residents, and ensure a diversified and strong economy for the future.
The Huon Valley Council is the idyllic location and is ready for your investment NOW! To assist a number of resources and documents have been produced and are available below.
The Huon Valley, as with the whole of Tasmania, a self drive destination being located geographically south of Hobart (only a forty minute drive from Tasmania’s capital city and major tourism gateway). The region enjoys a relatively high number of day visitors. Its array of products and services suggest that it is also multi-day destination and its appeal will certainly increase as new and revitalised visitor experiences are developed. While market forces will inevitably determine investment choices, it is clear that if the region wishes to continually increase conversion of day visitors to overnight stays, the issue of accommodation capacity becomes paramount.
Click here for the Huon Valley Accommodation Prospectus
The Huon Valley Council has adopted this strategy to direct future economic growth of the Huon Valley, to embrace the vision of a vibrant economy with a quality rural lifestyle.
Click here for the Huon Valley Economic Development Strategy
The Huon Valley has an abundance of natural attributes threaded with those assets which are most valued by potential visitors to Tasmania. The region’s challenge is to create a distinctive destination by meshing a range of authentic engaging and memorable visitor experiences within its unique and beautiful physical setting.
Click here for the Huon Valley Regional Tourism Strategy
Tourism in the Far South stands at a cross-road. Planned development will bring change to the region, which will require sensitive management. The area’s appeal lies in its authenticity which is also its most sustainable tourism asset. Its highly valued natural features combined with a friendly rural lifestyle provide an enriching and attractive environment.
Click here for the Far South Regional Tourism Strategy