Things to do

Activities abound to suit all visitors from those who wish to simply unwind and soak in the breathtaking scenery to a huge variety of entertainment for both young and old.

The appealing quality of both Coles Bay and the Freycinet Peninsular is that it has remained unspoiled.

Fish in the waters of Great Oyster Bay which abounds with trevally, flathead, squid, salmon and trumpeter.

Swim in the pristine coves and beaches. Many areas in Coles Bay are suitable for snorkeling or scuba diving.

Richardsons Beach Coles Bay at Sunset

A wide range of guided adventures through Freycinet National Park range from walking, 4-wheel motor biking, sea kayaking, abseiling, climbing and mountain biking.

Enjoy a scenic flight and see the Hazards Mountains and Wineglass Bay from the air.

Sea Charters offer a variety of experiences from a few hours of sight seeing to all day excursions to fish, camp on a remote beach or take the opportunity to see whales, dolphins and seals.

Explore the regions finest wineries, visit the oyster farm and try fine Tasmanian oysters or dine in award winning restaurants. Visit Kate’s Berry Farm for the best jams, chocolate and food.

Walk along the boardwalk on the cliffs at Cape Tourville Lighthouse and photograph the sheer granite rock faces rising from the ocean and meeting the white sands of Wineglass Bay.

Bennett’s Wallaby

The Park offers easy walks to beaches and secluded coves or more lengthy but moderately easy-going walks to Wineglass Bay Lookout and then onto Wineglass Bay, Hazards Beach, Cooks and Bryans Beach.Visit Moulting Lagoon, a wildlife sanctuary, teeming with bird life including black swans and ducks.

Call in to the National Parks Visitor’s Centre and learn more about the Freycinet National Park through their graphic displays of history, geology, flora and fauna.

Observe the Freycinet Peninsular’s abundant native flora. Oyster Bay Pine, Hakea, Buttongrass and a variety of native orchids (including the only Tasmanian rock orchid).

Look for native fauna.  Tasmanian Pademelons, Sea Eagles, Bennett’s Wallabies and a variety of other native animals and sea birds.