Coles Bay Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Coles Bay

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On the Jetty, Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania 7215
Freycinet, Tasmania
We visited Tasmania's east coast village- Coles Bay, during the same trip to Australia. While we visited the world famous Winegalss Bay, the most beautiful and probably one of the most unheard of places was "The Hazards" and the Freycinet Park. What we saw here was one of the most interesting experience into wilderness, for we saw red granite cliffs tumbling their ways into the cold ocean, surrounded by the park and its most unusual animals, ranging from the white-breasted sea eagles and red-neck wallabies to the Tasmanian pademelons. What's more is the abseiling, boating and fishing, snorkeling, coastal wine tasting and scenic flights that were just the perfect ways to experience the essence of Coles Bay. The entire experience truly makes up for the most marvellous coastline I have ever travelled! HOW TO GET THERE: Coles Bay is about 45 minutes' drive from Swansea and around 30 minutes' drive from Bicheno, both on the east coast of Tasmania.
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Weekend Getaways from Coles Bay  

Hobart would be your next stop, home of the Cascade Brewery and David Walsh’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). The first and last on that list are absolute must-do’s. Any nightlife or shopping will take place on the waterfront by Salamanca Place. Make sure you stop by the Cargo Bar Pizza Lounge for drinks and gourmet pizzas you’ve never heard of. Though on the pricey side, you’ll love every bite.


About Coles Bay

From Port Arthur to Coles Bay you’ll find a lot of things to distract you along the side of the road (i.e. Devil’s Kitchen and the Tasman Arch). When you finally get there, you’ll discover there’s only one place to stay. Explore Freycinet National Park and hike to Wineglass Bay. Stop off in Bicheno on your way out and check out the red rocks and the geyser. I (luckily) went on a stormy day and saw 20 meter wave crashes against the rocks!

Best Time To Visit Coles Bay

Best time to visit Coles Bay is from November to February
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