Woodbridge is one of the prettiest towns on the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and is a lovely place to stay while exploring the Huon Valley and Bruny Island.
This semi-rural area of rolling hills and winding roads is home to small farms and craft makers. The area produces apples and stone fruit while the Channel is well known for its Atlantic salmon farms.
Woodbridge is also home to the Peppermint Bay Restaurant complex. The restaurant offers transportation in style aboard the luxury, high-speed catamaran, Peppermint Bay II. The fully guided cruise departs from the Hobart waterfront, travelling along 40 km of coastline to the restaurant’s waterside destination.
Nearby is Grandvewe Farm Sheep Cheesery where you can sample 15 different cheeses and enjoy a glass of wine while watching the process of cheese making and maturing. From September to March you can also see sheep milking demonstrations, if your timing’s right (4.30 pm).
Also nearby is Hartzview Vineyard with its chapel-like tasting room and beautiful views across the Huon River to the Hartz mountains.
The ferry across to Bruny Island, departing from Kettering, is just a few kilometres north.
Woodbridge is a 35-min drive (35 km) south of Hobart.
Woodbridge is a small Tasmanian Rural Location within the local government area of Kingborough, it is located approximately 32kms from the capital Hobart covering an area of 16.338 square kilometres. Woodbridge has a recorded population of 503 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Hobart.
If you are planning a visit to Woodbridge we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Woodbridge and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.