Canoe Tas Inc

South East

Huon River

Blackfish Creek to Judbury Bridge

 

Distance: 9 km.
Average Grade: 2 m/km.
Peak Grade: 
Difficulty: Grade 1-2.
Paddling Time: 2-3 hours.
Entry Point: Blackfish Creek (Grid ref. DN 881 365). From Huonville take the Glen Huon Road to Judbury. Turn left onto the She-Oak Road just before Judbury Bridge. Drive approximately 8 km.
Exit Point: Judbury Bridge. Right bank (Grid ref. DN 940 390).
Water Level: Minimum 0.7 m.
Tasmap: 1:100 000 Huon, Tyenna.
Shuttle: 
General Description: The river flows through farmland. Main point of interest on this section is the Judbury Falls Rapid. The falls are about 1 km below the "Saw Mill" Island, and represents the halfway point. The fall consists of a l m drop which can be viewed and/or portaged on the left bank.


 
Andrew Mollison – School group above Judbury Falls