By Car

There are no car rental cars available in Coles Bay or Freycinet National Park. Car rentals need to be arranged in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport or other regional centres. There are a number of car hire companies in those locations like AVIS, HERTZ, Bargain Car Rentals,Europcar, Budget, Thrifty, Redspot. There is also no bicycle hire in Coles Bay.

You can take you car into Freycinet National Park once you have paid your National Parks Fees. You can purchase a pass just for the day, or for multiple parks in Tasmania from various locations including Coles Bay. Once in the park you can access walking tracks to world famous Wineglass Bay, and other amazing short walks.

Getting to the Freycinet Peninsula will take you along some spectacular touring routes.

Hobart 195km minimum 2.5 hrs driving time
Launceston 175km minimum 2 hrs driving time
Devonport 255km minimum 3 hrs driving time
Bicheno 42km 30 mins driving time
Swansea 60km 45 mins driving time

 

Bus or Coach

There are connecting services to the East Coast from Hobart, Launceston and Devonport. For getting to the East Coast you will need to book a seat with  TassieLink (from Hobart, or Devonport) or Calows Coaches (from Launceston).  To get onto the Freycinet Peninsula you will need to book a connecting service to Coles Bay with Bicheno Coach Service, who also offer services to, and from, Freycinet National Park.

By Bicycle

There is no bicycle hire in Coles Bay. All airlines will allow you to bring your bicycle with you; please speak to your preferred airline to discuss their packing requirements. There are bike shops in both Hobart and Launceston. Discover Tasmania has a number of self-guided bicycle routes including the East Coast of Tasmania, check out the site for more information.

Caravans and Motorhomes

This is a popular way to see Tasmania and the Freycinet Peninsula has lots of fantastic spots to stop for a cup of tea, or an overnight spot with spectacular views. There are locations with powered sites, and also campgrounds without power. Head to Caravaning Tasmania for some helpful tips.