Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park is the best known of Tasmania’s East Coast National Parks.

Renowned for its pristine white sand, sparkling clear waters, and the iconic granite mountain range known as The Hazards, Freycinet is a must-visit destination for bushwalkers, beach lovers, and adventurers alike.

Enjoy a quiet picnic at the foot of the Hazards in beautiful Honeymoon Bay, hike up to capture a photo of the world-famous Wineglass Bay, or take a short, accessible trail that ends with panoramic coastal views at Cape Tourville Lighthouse. If you’re not a keen walker, you can explore Freycinet on water, with a range of kayak tours and cruises available; on an off-road experience; or even from the air.

There’s an interpretation centre at Coles Bay run by Tasmania Parks and Wildlife where you can pick up a Parks Pass, chat with the park rangers, and seek guidance on the walks that are the best fit for your interests, experience and ability.

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Out on the water

Depending how energetic you’re feeling, there are a few different options for exploring the Freycinet Coast from the water.

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Beaches in Swansea

Swansea Beach Chalets has direct beach access to beautiful Jubilee Beach, which is lovely and sheltered for walking, swimming, and snorkelling.

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Friendly Beaches

Many visitors to Freycinet are so keen to reach Coles Bay that they rush straight down the Freycinet Peninsula and miss out on a real highlight: Friendly Beaches.