fat Pig Farm

Map - Fat Pig Farm Afloat

We welcome you on board Yukon, the traditional danish build sailing ketch.

We sail in harmony with the wind and the waves, all on board can get involved with the daily routine of a sailing vessel or you simply sit back and relax.

As the elements gradually begin to work their magic, one cannot help but be enchanted by the sensation of a ship under sail at sea.

Come sail with us!

Fat Pig Farm Afloat - Gourmet lunch on the Huon River

  • Dates for 2021/22: November 27 / January 15 / February 5 / March 5 / March 26 
  • Depart: Franklin Marina 12.30 pm – Return: Franklin Marina 2.30 pm
  • This cruise is also available for group bookings get in touch

Fat Pig Farm Afloat combines the delicious artisan produce of southern Tasmania with the dramatic beauty of the Huon Valley. Aboard Yukon, your two-hour cruise on the majestic Huon River is accompanied by a seasonal picnic lunch with matching beverages.

Yukon’s crew and the team from Fat Pig Farm present a superb experience in picturesque surrounds. You’ll be enveloped in the fertile farmland on either side of the calm river with bushland and mountain views to the north and south. The natural environment provides both the view and the menu for your afternoon on board.

Throughout the cruise you can chat all things food and farm with Fat Pig Farm’s staff, or give us a hand hoist the square sail or even taking a turn at the tiller.

Depart / return  Franklin Marina.

Sample menu :

Picnic Hamper lunch with local cheeses, free-range Fat Pig Farm ham and a selection of charcuterie, wood-fired bread, farm pickle or condiment, fresh seasonal fruit, goats curd, savoury tart made with yogurt pastry, fruit-fool dessert or other seasonal sweets.

Your picnic includes a choice of two drinks, which may be Tasmanian red or white wine, Huon Valley apple juice, local cider or beer, Fat Pig Farm Fruit Shrub with a splash of local gin.

With sufficient notice, we can accommodate food allergies, vegetarians or other most other dietary requirements. Please note under additional information in your booking.

For an intimate cruise in a limited season, book now to secure your spot!


Dates for 2021/22.
November 27 book here,
January 15 book here,
February 5 book here
March 5 book here,
March 26 book here

Depart: Franklin Marina 12.30 pm – Return: Franklin Marina 2.30 pm

Price: $185

For more details you can read Tracy Renkin’s Article from Tas Weekend ‘Picnic Ahoy’