Canoe Tas Inc

South East

Huon River

Tahune Bridge to Southwood Bridge

Distance: 11.0 km.
Average Grade: 2 m/km .
Peak Grade: 
Difficulty: Grade 1-2.
Paddling Time: 2 hours.
Entry Point: Tahune Bridge (Grid ref. DN 778 285). From Geeveston take the Arve Road (C632) to the Huon River, at the Tahune Forest Reserve.
Exit Point: Southwood Bridge at (Grid ref DN 854 330).
Water Level: Minimum 0.7 m at Huonville.
Tasmap: 1:100 000 Huon.
Shuttle: 
General Description: The river flows through some beautiful, untouched rainforest and is joined by the Weld River at 7 km. and the Arve River at 11 km. There are numerous campsites around Tahune Bridge and several just downstream at the Weld River junction on the left bank.