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Bothwell – Miena - Highland Lakes

The area around Bothwell and Miena is the highlands region of the Rivers Run Touring Route. Bothwell, settled in the 1820s by Scottish graziers still retains its nineteenth-century ambience. Read more...

Granton – New Norfolk – Plenty

The Derwent Valley that nestles this area has much to offer by way of accommodation, restaurants, scenery and places of interest. Read more...

Hamilton – Ouse – Gretna

Hamilton is a designated historic town, charming in nature and rich in attractions. Hamilton and its neighbouring towns, Ouse and Gretna , are service towns for a thriving pastoral district. Wool, meat, dairy, fruit and vegetables are some of the produce grown in this fertile valley. Read more...

Lake St Clair – Tarraleah – Derwent Bridge

In the high country at Derwent Bridge and Lake St Clair , you have the chance to slow down, breathe the fresh mountain air, and take in the sheer natural beauty of forests, lakes and rivers in Tasmania 's highlands. Read more...

Mt Field – Tyenna Valley

The causeway across Lake Meadowbank leads to the diverse Tyenna region, the home of the tallest hardwood trees in the world. Photograph the old shingle-roofed hop kilns on the way to Westerway – gateway to the Tyenna region. Ellendale, the view of an often snow-capped Mt Field East appears before you. Read more...


An initiative of the Southern Touring Route Strategy. Commissioned by the Southern Tasmanian Tourism taskforce, Totally South & Tourism Tasmania.

Explore, stay and share our valleys & rivers

The Rivers Run Touring Route in the heart of Tasmania is one of Australia's most culturally diverse, charming and exciting regions. With history and nature dating back thousands of years, including strong cultural ties to Australian settlement, we are local friendly people who would love to make your Tasmanian holiday unforgettable, show you our home and hear your story.

Together, we provide a unique Tasmanian holiday rich in history, culture, wilderness, food, wine, accommodation, attractions, adventure and much more.


  • Dine in many restaurants and cafés providing unique Tasmanian food experiences.


  • Take some time out, accommodate yourself in our historic valley, picnic or stay in sampling our local food, wine, culture and history.


  • See rolling hills, fertile valleys producing the best of Tasmanian produce.
  • Walk in some of the wildest places on Earth and experience Mt Field, Lake St Clair and The Styx (Valley of the Giants). Here, the tallest hardwood trees in the world will dwarf you
  • Marvel at some of Australia’s oldest architecture, wonder at hydroelectric engineering feats that produce the cleanest energy in the world


  • Tour by train or car the Derwent River system and surrounding areas, our Rivers Run Touring Route and the lifeblood of the region.
  • Fish for wild trout, experience salmon and trout farms, sample award-winning wines, explore unique national parks, take a river ride, and marvel at some of Australia’s oldest architecture.
  • Visit historic cultural museums, purchase local art, antiquities, heritage items and much more.

Interactive Maps

Our site provides you with a fully interactive set of Google maps.

You'll be able to see where all attractions lie and how to get there from your departure location. 


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