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Tahune Forest Reserve - Cities, Towns and Localities
The reserve is located on the banks of the mighty Huon River, in the Southern Forests region, just 70 minutes south of Hobart, part of the Huon Trail and is home to the famous Tahune Forest Airwalk. It is a must see on any travellers itinerary. It is also a popular place to picnic and cook on gas barbecues.

Beyond Tahune (gates*) is the Warra Long Term Ecological Research site, part of a worldwide forest monitoring and research network established under the United Nations Environment Program. Details can be read on the Huon Trail sign that is located near the picnic area, near the start of the Huon Pine Walk.

The visitor centre is your main entrance to Tahune. Here you can purchase your AirWalk tickets, local crafts and wood products, enjoy the bistro. The Bluestone Shelter is a great place for barbeques. There is a food outlet and a small conference venue.

In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

Information Centre

Tahune Forest AirWalk and Visitor Centre
Arve Forest Drv (via Geeveston)
Ph: 03 6297 0068
Fax: 03 6297 1783

Forestry Tasmania
GPO Box 207, HOBART TAS 7001
Ph: 03 6233 8203
Fax: 03 6233 8156

Southern Forests - Forestry Tasmania (756 kb pdf)
Southern Forests Map - Forestry Tasmania (169 kb pdf)


Gates - some areas of the Southern Forests have boom gates across the roads. These may be placed on a temporary or permanent basis for public safety or security purposes. Keys to gain access or information on close areas may be available from Forestry Tasmania’s Geeveston Office.

Tahune Forest Reserve Attractions

Tahune Forest AirWalk
• Arve Forest Drv (via Geeveston), GEEVESTON TAS 7116
• Ph: 03 6233 8203 • Fax: 03 6233 8156 • Email
• This tourist attraction has been developed by Forestry Tasmania. Nestled amongst lush forest vegetation, the AirWalk provides a rewarding experience for all age groups. The AirWalk takes you 20 metres above the ground and the walk itself is more than half a kilometre long (597 m), among magical forest canopy, allowing visitors a unique view of the surrounding environment. The highlight is the cantilever that is 48 m above the river level, with fabulous views of the forest and the junction of the Picton and Huon Rivers.

The Tahune Forest Reserve also have serviced and non-serviced camping sites, with parking for coaches and caravans. The AirWalk and Visitor Centre operates seven days a week between 9 am and 5 pm (winter) and 9 am to 10 pm (summer), and also provides fine food, wines and retail products supplied by the region’s top producers. Geeveston to Tahune is approximately 28 km.
Huon Pine Walk
• A 20 minute loop walk providing one of the easiest places to view young and mature Huon Pines growing in their natural riverine rainforest environment.
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