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Morning Tea Cruise on the Huon River

Soak up the beautiful scenery and history as you spend a relaxing morning cruising along the Huon River

Hobart, Australia
DurationDuration1 Hr 30 Mins
Start & End TimeStart & End Time10.30am to 12pm
Max Group SizeMax Group Size12
Minimum AgeMinimum AgeAll ages
Start & End LocationStart & End LocationCastle Forbes Bayi

What's Included

  • Get up to $10 cash back per person when you book with us

  • Relaxing 90-minute morning tea cruise along the serene Huon River

  • Discover the beautiful surrounds of the Huon Valley

  • Taste freshly baked scones & sip on a warm drink while you cruise

  • Friendly & professional crew to enhance your cruising experience

What's Excluded

  • Transport to and from Hobart (departure is 40mins South of Hobart)

What to Expect

Sit back and relax onboard a delightful 90-minute morning cruise on the serene Huon River. Sip on a warm drink and nibble locally made scones from the renowned Franks Cider House and Cafe as you take in the stunning countryside and natural surroundings of the Huon Valley.


Step onboard the historic wooden motor vessel La Drone for the perfect way to start your day in southern Tasmania. The beautiful enclosed cabin is perfect for all conditions on the river and provides spacious and comfortable seating arrangements. On a nice warm day, soak up the sunshine on the roomy back deck as you glide leisurely up the river.


This intimate cruise starts at the private dock at Heriots Point Vineyard, making its way up the peaceful river towards Franklin, observing and discovering the gorgeous natural and man-made scenery and learning about the rich history of the area as you go.


While you cruise, there will be warm drinks provided along with delicious scones freshly baked that morning by Franks Cider House and Cafe. This memorable cruise is one of the best ways to explore the Huon Valley region, just 40 minutes south of Hobart.


Departure info

The cruise departs from the private dock at Heriots Point Vineyard, 3883 Huon Highway, Castle Forbes Bay at 10.30 am. Please be ready for boarding 15 minutes prior to departure.

Frequently Asked Questions

Continue south past Franklin along the Huon Highway. You will travel for approximately 5 minutes and you will see a sign for Fleurtys Rd JCN 300m. At the junction, as you are in the bend turn left towards the water and you can't miss us. There will be signed parking for Huon River Cruise Passenger within the Heriots Point property. 

La Drone was built in 1948 on the Tamar River, Launceston, Tasmania. She is a 38ft motor cruiser/ passenger ferry and has worked and lived her whole life in Tasmania. She is in commercial survey and is able to carry a maximum of 12 passengers, with a draft of 0.9m and a spacious all weather enclosed cabin and open aft deck all make her perfect for intimate cruises up the Huon River.

Yes the cruise accepts all ages. Children's prices are for under 16 years and Infant's prices for under 2 years.


Terms & Conditions:
  • The Operator reserves the right to cancel or modify a trip due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances. In this event, The Operator will endeavour to reschedule your cruise or refund your money

  • Bookings are essential as there are limited available spaces & as it departs from a private dock, no walk-in passengers are accepted

Cancellation Policy:
  • Cancellation within 24 hours of a cruise - 100% fee

  • Cancellation within 3 days of cruise - 50% fee

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