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Far South Tasmania

It's easy to forget the Far South exists when your busy exploring the highlights of Hobart and its surrounds. Many families see the distance on the map as too far, and that there is not much to see, or do. That could not be further from the truth.

This region is home to some of Tasmania's most beautiful beaches, national parks and rainforests. With an activity and destination to make everyone in the family happy such as trains, kayaking, food, cider, hang gliding, forest walks, caves, thermal springs, fishing, swimming and more, we recommend an overnight stop, if not at least a full day to explore the Southern Trove of Tasmania.

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Towns for Kids in the Far South

Whilst this is not every town or small area within the Far South, you'll find these places easily on a travel map. Huonville, Geeveston and Kettering are the largest towns with most services available

  • Huonville
  • Geeveston
  • Kettering
  • Cygnet
  • Ida Bay
  • Southport
  • Port Huon
  • Cockle Creek
  • Dover
  • Margate
  • Snug
  • Flowerpot
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What you should know

Should any recommendations be unsuitable, incorrect, or you simply have a new suggestion, please email us at enquiries@tassie4kids.com.