Huon Valley Council, Tasmania
Huon Valley Council, Tasmania

Tourism Development Support

  The Huon Valley Visitor Centre, 2273 Huon Highway, Huonville. Ph: 6264 0326 


The Huon Valley Council has developed the following resources to assist those operators seeking to establish or operating an existing tourism venture in the Huon Valley.  These tools are designed to provide guidance and support for operating a successful tourism business.  For further information please contact the Council’s Economic Development Coordinator on (03) 6264 0360 or email:

  • Development Facilitation

Council's Economic Development Unit can assist developers by providing advice in relation to proposed developments, facilitating pre-lodgement meetings and providing a point of contact for the duration of the planning and building process.

Planning Application Guidelines for Commercial Developers are available to provide an overview of Council's planning processes and requirements.

Click here for a copy of the Guidelines 

  • Accommodation Guidelines

These guidelines have been developed to assist and support those persons seeking to establish a tourist accommodation establishment in the Huon Valley.  The guidelines are specific to evironmental health and building design matters relating to tourism accommodation in the Huon Valley Council local government area.

Click here for a copy of the Accommodation Guidelines

  •  Huon Valley Tourism Operator Toolkit

This toolkit is designed for those who are interested in establishing or are operating an existing tourism business in the Huon Valley. It provides important information and tips for establishing a successful tourism business.

Click here for a copy of the Huon Valley Tourism Operator Toolkit

  •  Huon Trail Marketing Plan

The Huon Trail Marketing Plan has been developed by the Huon Valley / Kingborough Tourism Steering Committee in conjunction with six industry representatives who participated in the marketing plan workshop held on Wednesday 22 February 2012.

Click here for a copy of the Huon Trail Marketing Plan

  • Huon Valley Visitor Centre Advertising Prospectus

The Huon Valley Visitor Centre is an accredited yellow I visitor centre owned and operated by the Huon Valley Council. The centre is open seven days a week and provides a free information and booking service for customers, and features a comprehensive retail section, with a significant focus on locally made giftware and fresh produce. 

There are several opportunities for local operators to promote their business through the centre. 

Click here for a copy of the Huon Valley Visitor Centre Advertising Opportunities 2013/14