Freycinet Holiday Houses

Tours and Attractions

Unveiling East Coast Tasmania: Gems from Coles Bay to Swansea

Tasmania’s east coast boasts a captivating blend of natural beauty, historical charm, and wildlife encounters. From the iconic Freycinet National Park to the quaint seaside towns of Coles Bay, Bicheno, and Swansea, this region offers something for everyone. So, pack your bags and get ready to discover the hidden treasures of this island paradise.

Food & Wine

The entire region has a thriving food and wine scene that attracts locals and visitors from across the world. You have a wide selection of restaurants to choose from and don’t miss the chance to explore the East Coast Wine Trail a journey connecting you with passionate winemakers and their exquisite cool-climate wines, like refreshing Pinot Noir and crisp Sauvignon Blanc. Many cellar doors offer delectable pairings, allowing you to savour the region’s bounty alongside the fruits of local vineyards.

Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

  • Wineglass Bay: Renowned for its crescent-shaped beach and granite peaks, Wineglass Bay is a must-visit. Hike to the lookout for breathtaking panoramic views or soak up the sun on the pristine white sand.
  • Freycinet National Park: Explore the diverse landscapes of this park, encompassing beaches and the dramatic Hazards mountain range. Hike the short and scenic trails like the Cape Tourville walk, or embark on multi-day adventures.
  • Enjoy the Ocean: Whether enjoying a swim, surf or paddle board or joining a group kayak tour, there is no doubt that enjoying the ocean and the many beaches is a highlight. We also recommend joining a boat tour to experience the impressive coastline and the opportunity to see the marine wildlife.


  • Meet the Penguins: Take an evening penguin tour to see penguins and learn about the conservation efforts.
  • Bicheno’s Beaches: Discover secluded coves and long stretches of sandy beaches perfect for swimming, sunbathing, or wildlife spotting. Look out for dolphins, whales, and penguins that frequent the coastline.
  • East Coast Natureworld: Get up close to Tasmania’s iconic devils in their natural habitat and a range of other animals at this lovely animal park set amongst 150 acres of coastal bushland and lagoons. The park features a wide range of animals and is a family favourite.
  • The Blow Hole: No visit to the area is complete without visiting the Bicheno Blow Hole – can you capture the bigger burst of water yet?


  • Maria Island National Park: Take a ferry from Triabunna to explore this island paradise, known for its diverse wildlife, convict history, and stunning coastal scenery.
  • Cycle Tour: This unique tour takes you through private land to meet the wonderful people farming this land, growing grapes, farming oysters and loving life on the east coast of Tasmania.


This is just a glimpse of the many experiences waiting to be discovered in this captivating region. Whether you’re seeking adventure in Freycinet, wildlife encounters in Bicheno, or a relaxing coastal escape in Swansea or Dolphin Sands, Tasmania’s east coast offers an unforgettable journey for all.

Wineglass Bay

Penguins of Bicheno

Food & Wine

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