Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park peninsula   The park is 2.5 to 3 hours drive from either Hobart
(194 km) or Launceston (173 km).Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park is one of Tasmanias most important and well visited tourist attractions, as well as a magnificent peninsula of Pink Granite mountains, white beaches and turquoise seascapes.  The area is a Mecca for walkers and adventurers, not to mention visitors who wish to follow the tracks over Hazard Ranges for breathtaking views of Wineglass Bay.

Wineglass bay

Winegass Bay

The area is also good for bird watching and those interested in this Granite landscape.  Freycinet National Park offers a wide variety of activities.  Walk to the pass overlooking the perfectly shaped Wineglass Bay, trek the entire length of the Freycinet Peninsula on an three day walk or try less strenuous activities like beach strolls, swimming or wildlife spotting.

National Parks fees apply. Parks passes are available from Service Tasmania Shops statewide (Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm), or from the Freycinet Visitor Centre located within the Freycinet National Park.  Freycinet Visitor Centre is on the entrance to the park.  Good car parking.

(From Parks and wildlife brochure) Overnight walks: Small camp sites can be found at Wineglass Bay, Cooks Beach and Hazards Beach. The park is a fuel stove only area and the availability and reliability of water should be checked with the ranger before departing. Water is normally available in water tanks at Cooks Beach and in Jimmy’s Creek between MtGraham and Cooks Beach. Less reliable sources can also be found in Lagunta Creek at Hazards Beach and where the track crosses the top of Grahams Creek. There is nowater at Wineglass Bay or Bryans Beach.

An excellent flyer is produced by Parks and wildlife and can be downloaded by clicking here