Eggs and Bacon Bay - photo credit Chris Cobern
A perfect launching pad to the spectacular Huon Valley southern Tasmania, this home is a 50-minute drive from the state capital city Hobart, through some of the most picturesque scenery in Australia. Once you leave the CBD on your journey to your Airbnb Tasmania, there are no traffic lights to or from Eggs and Bacon Bay. Bruny Island is a scenic 30 minute drive from the house. Ideally placed to visit the Tahune Airwalk, the D'Entrecasteaux Channel, Geeveston & Hastings Caves, it is an 11-minute drive to vibrant Huon Valley regional café, music & arts hub Cygnet township which is filled with conveniences including independent supermarkets, organic produce shops, homewares, clothing, jewellery & gift shops, take-away food, petrol stations, newsagent, pharmacy, doctors, post office, library, museum, art galleries, bookstore, butcher & café/restaurants. The Cygnet Arts, Craft & Produce Market is held 10am – 2pm on the first and third Sunday of every month & the biennial Le Weekend French culture festival in February & annual Cygnet Folk Festival in January draw large numbers & critical acclaim. The Taste of the Huon annual food, wine & entertainment festival showcases the best produce of the region & takes place in Ranelagh near Huonville every March, drawing crowds of over 20,000.
The Huon Valley & Channel region is a Foodies paradise with apple & cherry orchards, strawberry, salmon, trout, pig, sheep, cattle, truffle, garlic, mushroom, native Pepperberry & saffron farming, honey producers, wineries & boutique cider, vodka & gin makers & a sheep farm & cheesery. Celebrity Chef, writer & star of the SBS TV series Gourmet Farmer (filmed in nearby Glaziers Bay) Matthew Evans has made the area famous for food lovers with his local Fat Pig Farm feasts, cookery school & recipe books.
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Eggs and Bacon Bay
With picturesque winding roads descending from a panoramic view of Randalls Bay & the Hartz Mountains, through farms with grazing sheep & lambs down to three beautiful & distinctive beaches, it is little wonder this Huon Valley locale is home to Australia’s most well-known Conservationist & former leader of the national Greens political party. Eggs and Bacon Bay beach is a minute’s walk away from this unique Airbnb Tasmania house, with the convenience of picnic benches, boat ramp and public toilets. A one-minute drive or pleasant 10-15-minute walk will take you to Randalls Bay Beach with its pretty boats, stunning sandstone cliffs, barbecue/picnic hut, public toilets & boat ramp. Mickeys Beach & conservation area is a scenic 15-minute clifftop hike from Randall’s Bay (or one minute by car) and is well worth seeing for its beautiful protected beach great for smaller children.
With over 40 percent of Tasmania's land mass devoted to national parks & reserves, wildlife abounds in Eggs and Bacon Bay with daily visits to the house from Kookaburras, Superb Fairy Wrens & Scarlet Robins & nightly appearances of Pademelons, Brush & Ring-Tailed Possums. Wallabies, Tasmanian Devils, Spotted & Tiger Quolls are also common. Dolphins are frequently seen frolicking close in to shore at nearby Verona Sands Beach.
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