Huon River Cruises

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Huon River Cruises offers all-weather, calm and uniquely Tasmanian river cruises, on the stunning Huon River near Franklin Tasmania aboard a historic Tasmanian built wooden boat that features a fully enclosed cabin with a beautiful Blackwood fitout setting up a nice, relaxing and comfortable atmosphere the moment you step aboard.

With short Morning and Afternoon options as well as the opportunity for Private skippered charters, these cruises are designed to fit in perfectly for any visit to Southern Tasmania, be it a day trip or extended stay.

Explore the rich history and magnificent scenery of the Huon Valley, while sipping on a locally made beverage and eating a delightful tasting board full of locally produced Cheese, Salmon and Tapinade to unwind in the afternoon, or, start your morning with a fresh baked scone and cup of coffee or tea.

Your Skipper and Crew love the river and region and their knowledge, passion and experience shines through on every cruise to make you feel at home and ensure you have the best time possible.

Only 40 minutes drive from Hobart, visit the website now to secure your spot directly with us on one of our amazing cruises.


From $125 to $175

After a short brief from the crew you will depart and glide up the beautiful Huon River towards the Historic township of Franklin, sipping on a local wine, beer or cider and enjoying a local Huon Valley produced grazing board.(depending on your booking)

This cruise is set to inspire you to imagine a life on the water and get a glimpse of the rich history of the area, the people and the fantastic wooden boats that inhabit the waterways of the Huon River.

Cellar door wine tasting are available from Heriots Point Vineyard on weekends or via appointment through the vineyard itself.

Bookings are essential on our cruises as there are limited available spaces and as we are at a private dock, we don’t accept walk in passengers. So be sure to jump on the website to book your spot now.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet


For this intimate cruise, you will start at the private dock at Heriots Point Vineyard, and make your way up the river towards the Historic township of Franklin observing and discovering the absolutely gorgeous natural and man-made scenery and rich history of the area as we go.

The beautiful fully enclosed cabin of LaDrone is perfect for all conditions on the river, not to mention the superb spacious and comfortable seating arrangements, perfect if it’s raining. Or on a nice sunny day, you may want to soak up the sun on the safe and roomy back deck.

On board, you will have a warm drink provided, along with a scone freshly baked that morning by Franks Cider House Café.

As we are located at a private dock, prior booking is essential.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

From $125 to $175

After a day exploring the Huon Valley or Far South, what better way is there to end your day than being out on the water. With a quality local beverage in hand, a delicious grazing board of the best local produce and absolutely stunning scenery you can’t go wrong.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet

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