About Cygnet

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Cygnet is located 55 km south west of Hobart and is at the head of Port Cygnet- an inlet of the Huon River. With a population of about 1000 and an increasingly residential surrounding area it’s a busy little town with many attractions for both residents and visitors. The town has a comprehensive range of  schools, shops and other services including:

  • Post Office and ATMs
  • Police and Fire stations
  • many cafes & restaurants
  • two supermarkets
  • two hotels/pubs/bottle shops
  • RSL club
  • two petrol stations + mechanics
  • hardware store
  • two medical clinics + alternative practitioners
  • pharmacy
  • bookshop
  • art galleries
  • homeopathic pharmacy
  • newsagent
  • laundrette
  • hairdressing salon
  • two butchers
  • three take away food shops
  • organic grocer and wholefood shop
  • a couple of real estate agents
  • various clothing, craft and special interest stores
  • Catholic, Anglican, Australian Christian and Uniting churches
  • couple of backpacker hostels, a camping ground and RV facilities
  • football oval, tennis courts, bowling greens
  • sailing club with slipway facilities

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