Top things to do in Bicheno

Top Choice Italian in Bicheno


This expertly managed outfit does Italian staples much better than most – homemade pasta, wood-fired pizzas and arancini for example, with the occasional Nepali curry sneaking on board. The breakfasts border on arti…
Top Choice Natural Feature in Bicheno


One of those rare blowholes that still plies its trade, even on fairly benign days, with geysers of white water surging up through a crack in the coastal rocks with a thunderous boom when waves roll in.
Seafood in Bicheno

Lobster Shack

Sit on the outside deck of this waterside shack and you'll think you're at the railings of a ship. The lobster comes myriad ways – baked, grilled, inside rolls – and there's a host of other briny bites, including oy…
Museum in Bicheno

Bicheno Motorcycle Museum

Andrew Quin got his first Honda at age four, and has been hooked on motorbikes ever since. You don’t have to know your Benellis from your Bultacos to enjoy his wonderful museum out the back of his bike-repair shop. …
Fish & Chips in Bicheno

The Gulch Fish & Chips

Home to Tasmanian Coastal Seafoods, this little shack on the Gulch foreshore cooks brilliant fish and chips, straight off the boat. What's cooking depends on the catch of the day: flathead, trevalla, ling, stripy tr…
Island in Bicheno

Diamond Island

Off the northern end of Redbill Beach is this photogenic granite outcrop, connected to the mainland via a short, semi-submerged, sandy isthmus – at low tide you can wade across to the island.
Food & Drink in Bicheno

Bicheno Food & Wine Festival

On one frenzied Saturday in November, Bicheno bursts forth with food and wine stalls, cooking classes, live music, home-brew beer competitions and vintage surf exhibits. Great fun!
Beach in Bicheno

Redbill Beach

How white do you like your sand, and how clear your water? Redefine your definition of both at Bicheno’s long surf beach.
National Park in Bicheno

Douglas-Apsley National Park

Four kilometres north of Bicheno is the turn-off to Douglas-Apsley, an impressive park, with rocky peaks, eucalypt forest, waterfalls, abundant bird and animal life and a river gorge with deep swimming holes – and b…
Zoo in Bicheno


About 7km north of Bicheno, this wildlife park is overrun with native and non-native wildlife, including Tasmanian devils, wallabies, quolls, snakes, wombats and enormous 'roos. There are devil feedings daily at 10a…