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Top Choice National Park in Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park

Sheathed in coastal heaths, orchids and wild flowers, gorgeous Freycinet incorporates Freycinet Peninsula, people-free Schouten Island and the lesser-known Friendly Beaches north of Coles Bay. An improbably photogen…
Top Choice Seafood in Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

Freycinet Marine Farm

Super-popular Freycinet Marine Farm grows huge, succulent oysters (a dozen shucked/unshucked $22/11) in the tidal waters of Moulting Lagoon. Also for your consideration are mussels, rock lobsters, scallops and abalo…
Top Choice Beach in Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

Friendly Beaches

This windswept ocean beach is signposted from the main road about 26km north of Coles Bay. A five-minute walk leads from the car park to a vantage point: tumbling surf, an abandoned stretch of sand and views seeming…
Viewpoint in Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

Wineglass Bay Lookout

This fabulous lookout looks out (as they do) over the famous bay from 'the Saddle' – the dip between Mt Amos and Mt Mayson, aka the Hazards. It's a steep hour's climb to get here.
Modern Australian in Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

Bay Restaurant

When the sun goes down over Great Oyster Bay, Freycinet Lodge wheels out the fine dining. Expect delicacies such as chargrilled Tasmanian wallaby with plum and pearl barley, or a seafood platter for two with everyth…
Pub in Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

Iluka Tavern

This amiable boozer gets packed to the gills with tourists and locals most nights, elbowing around the pool table and downing a few cold ales. The pub nosh is top shelf: in between the reef ‘n’ beef and the chicken …
Bay in Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

Bluestone Bay & Whitewater Wall

Within Freycinet National Park there’s challenging climbing, views and a basic camp site at Whitewater Wall. You may need a 4WD to reach it, but many 2WDs make it in. (Not your hire car!) Take your camera on the sho…
Lighthouse in Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

Cape Tourville Lighthouse

If you're feeling romantic, Cape Tourville Lighthouse (on Cape Tourville…no prizes for guessing that) is a magical spot to watch the sunrise.
Bay in Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

Honeymoon Bay

Tiny Honeymoon Bay – a short walk from Freycinet Lodge – comes into its own at sunset when the lichen-covered rocks light up a deep umber.
Sports in Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

Freycinet Challenge

Two days of paddling, running, cycling and mountain-biking competition on the Freycinet Peninsula in October. Book your beds in advance!