Orphaned Wallaby Joey, First Day Out at Huon Bush Retreats

Orphaned Wallaby Joey, First Day Out at Huon Bush Retreats

This year, MoFo includes a Huon Valley Event. Dark Mofo will finish 20 June, but winter sure as hell doesn’t. One month later MoFo rebounds for one last dark night. 19 July 2014, 10am to 10pm. Grove, Huon Valley. http://www.huonvalleyescapes.net/darkmofo.html

This year, MoFo includes a Huon Valley Event. Dark Mofo will finish 20 June, but winter sure as hell doesn’t. One month later MoFo rebounds for one last dark night. 19 July 2014, 10am to 10pm. Grove, Huon Valley. http://www.huonvalleyescapes.net/darkmofo.html

"Kangie" the Bennetts Wallaby is our latest arrival at Huon Bush Retreats. Hand raised as an orphan, she is now learning the ways of the wild. Until she learns where the stream is, she seems content with drinking from the bird bath. http://www.huonbushretreats.com/?q=node/54

"Kangie" the Bennetts Wallaby is our latest arrival at Huon Bush Retreats. Hand raised as an orphan, she is now learning the ways of the wild. Until she learns where the stream is, she seems content with drinking from the bird bath. http://www.huonbushretreats.com/?q=node/54

The coastline near Arthur River in Tasmania's remote North West can be accessed by guided walking tours. http://www.huonvalleyescapes.net/tarkine-walking-tours.html

The coastline near Arthur River in Tasmania's remote North West can be accessed by guided walking tours. http://www.huonvalleyescapes.net/tarkine-walking-tours.html

Disaster or no big deal? Read some facts about the Super Moon.  http://www.huonvalleyescapes.net/1/post/2013/06/enjoy-super-moon-2013.html

Disaster or no big deal? Read some facts about the Super Moon. http://www.huonvalleyescapes.net/1/post/2013/06/enjoy-super-moon-2013.html

MASTERCHEF finalist Ben Milbourne has a new role promoting high standards in Tasmanian tourism.    The Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania has appointed the popular local cook, one of the stars of the MasterChef Australia TV series, as the state's first "accreditation ambassador.    Many operators within the Huon Valley Escapes group are already accredited, with several others part way through the process.    www.huonvalleyescapes.net

MASTERCHEF finalist Ben Milbourne has a new role promoting high standards in Tasmanian tourism. The Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania has appointed the popular local cook, one of the stars of the MasterChef Australia TV series, as the state's first "accreditation ambassador. Many operators within the Huon Valley Escapes group are already accredited, with several others part way through the process. www.huonvalleyescapes.net

Southwest National Park: the Giblin River fire is affecting the area between Port Davey and Lake Pedder.  Closed tracks include: the Port Davey Track, Old Port Davey Track, Junction Creek Track, Arthur Plains Track, Cracroft Valley Track, Blakes Opening - Huon Track and the Old River traverse.   The Scotts Peak Road, Mt Anne Circuit and Lake Judd Track are open. The Huon and Edgar campgrounds are closed.  For more info, http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/?base=29793

Southwest National Park: the Giblin River fire is affecting the area between Port Davey and Lake Pedder. Closed tracks include: the Port Davey Track, Old Port Davey Track, Junction Creek Track, Arthur Plains Track, Cracroft Valley Track, Blakes Opening - Huon Track and the Old River traverse. The Scotts Peak Road, Mt Anne Circuit and Lake Judd Track are open. The Huon and Edgar campgrounds are closed. For more info, http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/?base=29793

I spent yesterday in Wild Rivers National Park, on the Gordon River. We specifically chose World Heritage Cruises, because this family run, local company helped with the conservation battle to save the Franklin River from destruction. We always prefer to support those who help protect the natural values that Tasmania has to offer.

I spent yesterday in Wild Rivers National Park, on the Gordon River. We specifically chose World Heritage Cruises, because this family run, local company helped with the conservation battle to save the Franklin River from destruction. We always prefer to support those who help protect the natural values that Tasmania has to offer.

Cradle Mountain is one of Tasmania's 5 natural tourism icons, the others being Freycinet National Park, Gordon River, Mount Wellington and South Cape Bay, the southernmost beach in Australia. See our Far South board or http://www.huonvalleyescapes.net/far-south.html

Cradle Mountain is one of Tasmania's 5 natural tourism icons, the others being Freycinet National Park, Gordon River, Mount Wellington and South Cape Bay, the southernmost beach in Australia. See our Far South board or http://www.huonvalleyescapes.net/far-south.html

Here is a no fuss map of Tasmania, showing the major touring routes including the Huon Trail from Hobart to Cockle Creek and Bruny Island

Here is a no fuss map of Tasmania, showing the major touring routes including the Huon Trail from Hobart to Cockle Creek and Bruny Island

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