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 Freycinet National Park


View of the Freycinet Peninsula from Mt. Amos

The Freycinet Peninsula on the East Coast of Tasmania is one of our very special places. We were fortunate to holiday at Coles Bay and Swanwick for a number of years when our children were young. The crystal clear water and sparkling white sand is a unique and rates as one of the World's best spots for bushwalking.

Margie and I spent Australia Day 2007 walking and camping at Wine Glass Bay and Hazards beach.

The Wine Glass Bay walk is easy and the lookout can be reached from the main car park in 35 minutes or so. A further 1/2 hour down hill will see you at Wineglass Bay. A further 1/2 hour walk across the peninsula brings you out at Hazards beach where you can turn right and walk a further 2 hours back to the car park or chose as we did to turn left and walk to the end of the beach where this is a camp ground amongst the Casuarinas and a well appointed bush toilet. There is no water reliably available on this walk, so it is necessary and recommended to carry 4-5 litres of water per person for an overnight stay.

 View over Wineglass Bay to Hazards Beach from Mt. Amos

Dolphins play in the waters of Wineglass Bay

Hazards Beach

Sunset over Great Oyster Bay