Freycinet National park is located on the eastern shore of Tasmania and is among Australia’s most popular tourist destinations. This spacious national park is characterized by striking pink granite peaks, secluded bays, white sandy beaches, beautiful boutique hotels and plenty of wildlife.
The park comprises all of the coastline south of Coles Bay, such as Schouten Island into the south plus a stretch of coastal scrub across the Friendly Beaches to the north. The park’s major sight is the stunning goblet of Wineglass Bay. Just take the abrupt incline up into the saddle and then take your photograph opportunity or keep down to the sand on the opposite side for a particularly cold dip in the ocean.
If you do not have an excessive amount of time to explore Freycinet National Park, you have to make certain to visit the viewpoint for the view over iconic Wineglass Bay, that is merely a brief trek from the entry of the national park.
If you have got a little longer and are up for a half day trek that will take you across the duration of the Freycinet Peninsula, the walk will take you for a journey across the shoreline and natural environment within this magnificent corner of earth.
There is also the choice of overnight walks — permitting you to genuinely immerse yourself in the wonders of the unbelievable all-natural reservation and don’t rush soaking everything up. The increasingly common overnight walking trek is the Freycinet Peninsula Circuit, that takes three days or more if you would like to actually go at your own pace. Campsites can be found at several locations across the track.
Freycinet National Park is a birdwatcher’s paradise. The Moulting Lagoon is a RAMSAR wetland refuge for black swans, waterfowl and other migratory birds. Keep your eyes peeled for the white-bellied sea eagle soaring overhead or gracing the surface of the bay.
While checking out the park, make certain to get the most out of its white sandy shores. Spend a day relaxing, swimming, and kayaking at amazing Honeymoon Bay. Sleepy Bay is a superb location for diving or snorkelling. These two shores have magnificent rock pools which are only waiting to be researched.
While there is camping available inside the park, it is remarkably popular, and plots are allotted to people through a ballot over the peak weeks of Summer and Autumn. Accommodation on the east coast of Tasmania is plentiful. Should you miss out on a camping place, never fear, you will find a lot more campsites and lodging options located in the local towns. If you feel the need to treat yourself, then book yourself in for a night or three in the lavish Saffire Freycinet overlooking the Hazards Mountains, Freycinet Peninsula and Great Oyster Bay, Saffire Freycinet is a superior luxury lodge situated in the environment. Including lavish suites, decorated with a collection of timeless and modern furnishings, some with private plunge pools and decks provide Saffire some of its glow. A few of the suites are bigger than a mid-size house. Having an exclusive day spa, restaurant, and guest lounge and pub, ensure that in Saffire you can unwind, indulge and feel genuinely invigorated by the exceptional nature of the surrounding environment. Saffire is situated around a 3-hour drive from Hobart or about two and a half hours from Launceston.
The potential for exploration and adventure at Freycinet National Park are endless. The abundance of natural beauty will really take your breath away. That is what makes the park a must-visit spot to include on your own bucket listing.