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Places to Eat

Where to Eat You will find a list of dining options here (insert link to “food and shops”). For breakfast, lunch and dinner, or just a coffee break in between, Geographe Restaurant Espresso Bar can get you sorted. With a cosy café feel and an entirely charming view. Freycinet Marie Farm is a seafood lovers… Read more »

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Winter in Freycinet is Better

If you considering a mid year break, here are some fantastic reasons to consider a bit of Winter in Freycinet; – The average day time temperature from June – September is around 14 or 15 degrees, very mild and great for walking – The East Coast has far fewer rainy days in Winter, than Summer,… Read more »

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Aaaaaand Winter

Winter is upon us in the Bay, and with it, a collective sigh of relief. The days of the frantic summer holiday maker, squeezing as much as they can into every moment of daylight drift away, and our winter guests slowly make their blissful way in. Freycinet in Winter is an enchanting experience. A holiday… Read more »

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Freycinet Insta-Love

Did you know we have a Freycinet Coles Bay Page on Instagram? You can check us out: https://www.instagram.com/freycinet_colesbay/ or just type in @freycinet_colesbay The page is growing quickly and we are always looking for great images of your adventures in and around Freycinet. Tag us, or use #colesbay #freycinet #wineglassbay for us to share your… Read more »

National park

Freycinet National Park offers visitors a range of wonderful opportunities to enjoy spectacular coastal scenery, colourful wildflowers and a variety of Tasmania’s animal life. Freycinet National Park is on of Tasmania’s oldest, best known and most loved national parks.Your time here can be as relaxed or as energetic as you wish. Characterised by the rugged… Read more »

About

Coles Bay and the Freycinet Peninsula are located on Tasmania’s spectacular East Coast. With a rich history, and a unique natural environment this special part of the Australian coast is a must while visiting our island state. Not only is the area home to the world renowned Wineglass Bay but it boasts other top spots like… Read more »

Flora & Fauna

There is an abundance of wildlife on the Freycinet Peninsula ranging from wombats, wallabies and quolls to sea eagles, black swans, whales and dolphins. Sadly our population of Tasmanian Devils has been severely reduced by Devil Facial Tumour Disease. Unfortunately as much of the wildlife is nocturnal, there is a high risk of encountering animals on… Read more »

History

Whaling parties, tin and coal miners and pastoralists were among those who lived and worked on the Freycinet Peninsula since the early years of European settlement. Old mine shafts, abandoned farmers’ huts and the remains of whalers’ camps today form part of the rich cultural heritage of the park.The majestic beauty of Freycinet’s granite mountains… Read more »