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Cygnet

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Cygnet is a small town in the Huon Valley region of Southeast Tasmania, of population 839. It is nessled in an apple and berry growing district, a short distance from the Huon river, amongst ungulating hills and valleys.

The township has a burgeoning artistic community and a number of excellent cafes, restaurants and galleries. There is much local agricultural produce that can be procured from the side of the road and forms a theme through the local cuisine. The best produce, food and art is best found by asking one of the many friendly locals or shopkeepers. This is a town with an old fashioned small town ethos with a unique Tasmainian fusion of art and argerianism.

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Cygnet is a 56 km (50 minute) drive south-west from Hobart. The township is within an hour from the Hartz mountains national park and many other local towns.

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Fresh fruit from the side of the road.

  • Chemmart Chemist, 59 Main Road Huonville, +61 3 6264 1196. M-F 8:30AM-6PM, Sa 9AM-2PM, Sunday and Public Holidays 10AM-2PM. For pharmaceutical needs, photo processing, fragrances and beauty.
  • Gondwana Forest Products, Main St, Huonville, +61 3 6239 6138. Sellers of Tasmanian timbers and fine furniture.

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