Canoe Tas Inc

South East

Huon River

Southwood Bridge to Blackfish Creek

 

Distance: 7.0 km.
Average Grade: 3 m/km
Peak Grade: 
Difficulty: Grade 1-2.
Paddling Time: 1 hour.
Entry Point: Southwood Bridge at (Grid ref DN 854 330).
Exit Point: On the right bank just above Blackfish Creek (Grid ref. DN 881 365). From Huonville take the Glen Huon Road (C619) to Judbury. Turn left onto She-Oak Road just beforeJudbury Bridge. Drive approximately 8 Km. Typically better to continue paddling to Judbury.
Water Level: Minimum 0.7m at Huonville.
Tasmap: 1:100 000 Huon.
Shuttle: 
General Description: A short, fairly flat section of river with good scenery and some small rapids. This can be combined with the Blackfish Creek section to give a longer trip and a slightly shorter car shuffle.