Introducing The Southeast of Tasmania
The quiet harbours and valleys of the southeast have much to offer, particularly if you enjoy driving through serene, green countryside and snacking from roadside produce stores. Once the apple-shaped heart of the Apple Isle, the area has diversified into cherries, apricots, Atlantic salmon and wines, catering to burgeoning tourist traffic. Here, the fruit-filled hillsides of the Huon Valley give way to the sparkling inlets of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel. Bruny Island waits enticingly offshore, the Hartz Mountains National Park not far inland.
For further regional low-down see www.huontrail.org.au and www.farsouth.com.au.