Coles Bay & Freycinet National Park

The pretty coastal town of Coles Bay is framed by the rugged pink-hued granite peaks of the Hazards mountains and the sheltered waters of Great Oyster Bay. This is an excellent base from which to explore Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay, or to take a few days to relax in a beach house or apartment and experience a true beach holiday. Take a swim in the clear ocean, go fishing or enjoy a long walk at one of the local beaches, including Richardson’s, Muirs and the incredible Friendly Beaches.

Freycinet National Park is a short drive from Coles Bay and can be explored in anything for a couple of hours to several days. Call in to the National Park Visitor Centre when you arrive to collect a map of the National Park and plan your visit. A must-do is the short walk to Wineglass Bay lookout, which offers gorgeous views of this world-famous bay, or, you can go a little further to walk on the sugar-white sand and take a dip in the sea. You can also choose from a range of longer walks in the national park—from half-day to multi-day bushwalks.

Coles Bay and Freycinet is a hub for outdoor experiences—go sea kayaking, take a cruise to Wineglass Bay, join a luxury sailing and walking experience, jump on board a fishing charter, take a scenic flight over the Peninsula or try a four-wheel drive or quad bike experience. Or, just pack a picnic and lose an afternoon on one of the Peninsula’s beautiful beaches.

Visit Coles Bay’s cafes and restaurants to enjoy everything from coffee and treats to a gourmet dinner of fresh local ingredients, or visit a local producer to sample mouth-watering east coast produce–especially east coast oysters, mussels, scallops and rock lobster (preferably accompanied by a fine east coast sparkling wine!).

81on Freycinet

Delightful 2 storey Coles Bay western red cedar self contained cottage with stone feature wall, located close to the National Park, beach and shops. Features 3 bedrooms, sleeping 6 people, twin decks, BBQ, wood heater and heat pump with great views of the bay and the Hazards. T.V and DVD, CD Player, washing machine and dryer. (check in at Freycinet Rentals, 5 East Esplanade, Coles Bay)

  • 81 Freycinet Drive, Coles Bay
  • Phone: 03 6257 0320 Fax: 03 6257 0320
  • $140.00 – $200.00
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Andreas Cottage

Secluded,comfortable accommodation ideal for family holidays,centrally situated between Friendly Beaches & Freycinet National Parks,adjacent to Pelican Bay a RAMSAR site (bird watchers paradise) Cottage has fenced yard & great covered BBQ area. Pets welcome (conditions apply).
Accommodates 9 persons. Base rate $150 (includes 2 ) $25 per extra person Our Shucker’s Cottage 100 meters away accommodates 5 persons.

88 Flack’s Rd, Freycinet Peninsula
0418579980   M 0418579980    Tariff from: $150   W

Azure Beach House

Azure Beach House is everything you imagine of a true beach house. Self contained, Azure sleeps up to seven guests across three bedrooms with all the modern conveniences of home. Fronting directly onto Great Oyster Bay you’ll enjoy 180° panoramic ocean and beach views with direct access to a safe, sandy beach. Be captivated by the total peace and tranquillity!

112 Swanwick Drive, Swanwick 7190
0488 776 120    Tariff from: $200.00 – $250.00 (twin share)   W

Beach Baby on Freycinet

Fantastic beach house in nearby Swanwick. Features 3 bedrooms with sleeping for 7 people with direct access to the beach. Perfect for traveling couples and large families. Only 4 km from Freycinet National Park.

Bicheno Coach Service

Extend your Wineglass Bay Walk experience with a Freycinet Explorer Tour of Cape Tourville Lighthouse & Sleepy Bay Freycinet Connections – scheduled bus services between Freycinet N/Park / Coles Bay / Coles Bay T/Off (Tassielink Hobart connections) / Bicheno Charters, Tours & Airport Transfers
Timetables, information & links on website.

03 6257 0293   W

BIG4 Iluka on Freycinet

The BIG4 Iluka on Freycinet offers cabin, hostel and camping accommodation overlooking Muirs Beach.

Supermarket, tavern, bistro, bakery and coffee shop are also on site.

Free WiFi available

  • Reserve Road, Coles Bay 7215
  • Toll Free 1800 786 512
  • 03 6257 0115
  • Tariff from: $30 – $185

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Coles Bay Express

Adjacent to BIG4 Caravan Park & Muirs swimming beach, and along The scenic Esplanade Drive, Coles Bay Township. Ample parking for motor homes & caravans. Supermarket stocks: Papers, magazines, groceries lines, fresh fruits & vegetables, Meats & small goods / Fresh fish & Seafood / Hardware, fishing gear, gas exchange & refills / Fuel & information for breakdown emergencies.

  • Information and Town Maps available / FREE Wi-Fi
  • Business Hours: 7 Days. Open 8.00am – Close (seasonal hours vary and need to be checked)
  • P (03) 6257-0383

Dunwerkin at Coles Bay

Coles Bay with an unsurpassed view over the bay and opposite the boat ramp, offers everything you need for a luxury stay with shops and beaches at your door.

  • Phone – 03 62570062
  • Mobile – 0428570062
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  • Fax – 03 62570072
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  • Tariff as of Jan 2015: $295.00/Double/Night (1 couple sharing 1 bedroom)  $325.00 for 2 people using separate bedrooms / $30.00 for each additional person / 1st December till 7th February – $350.00/Double/Night (1 couple sharing 1 bedroom) $380.00 for 2 people using separate bedrooms $30.00 for each additional person 


Eagle Peaks at Freycinet

Eagle Peaks at Freycinet luxury accommodation on Tasmania’s East Coast, offers stunning views of Great Oyster Bay, Freycinet Peninsula and Schouten Island. Consisting of two beautifully appointed and luxurious Ocean View Studios, and a spacious, contemporary Beach House, Eagle Peaks is a perfect destination to explore the beauty of the surrounding area, or to simply relax in superb comfort and style.

  • M:Iain 0419 101 847
  • P: +61 3 6257 0444
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  • Tariff: Studio –  Low: $295.00 High: $405.00
  •  Beach House – Low: $315.00 High: $425.00
  • Note: Rates are based on 1 or 2 guests. All rates include complementary continental breakfast provisions.


Edge of the Bay Resort

The Edge Restaurant is located at the waterfront eco- integrated resort on the Freycinet Peninsula.
View the sunset on ‘The Hazards’ mountains from our waterfront a la carte restaurant. Modern bistro cuisine using fresh local produce.
Open for pre-dinner drinks from 5:30pm every evening, dinner only, all public welcome, bookings preferred.

2308 Coles Bay Road Coles Bay Tasmania 7215
P 03 6257 0102   F F 03 6257 0437   W

Elangu Beach House

Elangu Beach House is a brand new 3 bedroom self-contained holiday home being able to sleep up to 6 room with a queen size bed, one room with a double bed and the other room with two single beds.
A modern fully equipped kitchen with open plane living area a sliding door opens to the undercover entertainment area with a gas BBQ and outdoor setting for you to enjoy dining in the outdoors on those warm summer evenings.
Sandpiper beach is only a 5min walk from base, 2min walk to Golf course and 5min drive to Coles Bay and Freycinet national park.

186 hazards View Drive, Coles Bay Tas 7215
0363911791   M 0409977990    Tariff from: $160-$260 per night for 4 people extra$10pp per night max number of guests 6

Flavours of the East Coast

Wine and Food tasting. Join one of the lodge guides on a journey through Tasmania’s cool climate wine and food regions all from the comfort of the main lounge room, with log fire businesss over looking the Great Oyster Bay. Tasmania is renowned for full flavoured whites and rich delicate reds. Sample seven varieties of Tasmanian wine complemented with fresh local produce. A great way to sit back, relax and learn about the Tasmanian wine industry. All wines are available to be enjoyed at the Bay Restaurant with your evening meal. Must be 18 years or over to join.
Duration: 1hr
When: Around 4:30 each evening.

Freycinet Lodge, Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay
03 6257 0101   M 1300 656 333   W

Freycinet Adventures

Discover Freycinet from a different perspective on our relaxed, guided sea kayaking tours (listed number 4 on Channel 9’s “Australian Things to Try Before You Die”.) Join us on The Freycinet Paddle for your personal tour of Freycinet National Park, or paddle on The Oyster Paddle for a once in a lifetime experience in Freycinet’s protected wetland site whilst tasting oysters fresh from the clear waters. Multiple award-winning tours suited to all ages and fitness levels. Tours depart daily, year round. All you need to bring is yourself!

Cost: $95 per person
Duration: 3 hours
Departs: Morning & Afternoon (times vary seasonally)

2 Freycinet Drive, Coles Bay 7215
03 6257 0500   W

Freycinet Cafe & Bakery

All produce is sourced locally, we help to support small businesses. FREE Wi-Fi

Freycinet Café Menu

  • Breakfast: Continental & Fully Cooked breakfasts / Light Snacks, Pies Sandwiches / fresh daily Companion bread
  • Brunch: Sweet Treats & more
  • Afternoon Tea: Pastries & Slices
  • Signature dishes: seafood chowder & scallop Pies
  • Gluten free products
  • Coffee, Teas, Cold Drinks
  • Opening Hours: 8.00am  Closing Hours: Seasonal and need to be checked
  • The Esplanade, Coles Bay
  • P: (03) 6257 0272 E

Freycinet Cottages

Very neat 1 and 2 bedroom semi-detached units. Ideally located and with private covered balconies looking across Coles Bay to the Hazards.  Ideal for small families, couples and solo travellers.

Freycinet Haven

Recently built luxury accommodation, for up to 8 people. Decorated with quality furnishings, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Located in Coles Bay, 30 metres from Freycinet National Park with a spectacular wilderness outlook.
A peaceful contemporary retreat, luxurious enough to make you feel spoilt, yet casual enough to allow you to relax in paradise. Just minutes walk to Richardson’s Beach and central to all Coles Bay attractions. Water sport, beaches, bush walks, local food and wine – the choice is yours…
Very comfortable open-planned living, ensuite, superb kitchen with stainless steel Bosch appliances, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, full cooking facilities. TV & DVD, CD player and iPod dock, stereo. Washing machine and dryer. Outdoor BBQ for family time…

91 Freycinet Drive Coles Bay Tas 7215
03 62251761   M 0419 139 927   W

Freycinet Holiday Accommodation

Beautiful 3 bedroom 6 sleeper house with a wood heater and air-conditioning. Relax with a book in the sun room as you take in the view of the National Park.

Freycinet Retreat

Freycinet Retreat is a 1200 acre “Land for Wildlife” property set in the centre of the Freycinet Peninsula offering accommodation in two purpose built eco-lodges, and eight carefully designed self-contained Ocean View Eco Studios, each of which can accommodate up to two adults in king (6ft) beds. There are stunning views of the Hazards mountain range, Great Oyster Bay, Maria Island, Friendly Beaches and the Tasman Sea, all from this property. Freycinet Retreat is a nature lover’s paradise where wildlife abounds and trails lead from the door.

In addition to the accommodation we also have the Arc, which is an 80 sq metre space with a commercial kitchen. We run a variety of adult recreational learning events from here, such as workshops, masterclasses etc. It is also available for hire, in conjunction with the accommodation, for similar activities.

We are located 9kms north of Coles Bay, along the Coles Bay Road. To find us, take the C302 towards Coles Bay, and after about 17kms you will see a sign for Freycinet Retreat on the left. Take this gravel drive and follow the signs through the property to Reception.

Mt Paul, Coles Bay Road, Coles Bay
03 6257 0300   M 0408 504 414   W

Freycinet Sanctuary

2 stand alone units with great views across the bay and the Hazards, sleeping for 2 (Unit 4) or 4 Unit 5). Relax on the balcony with a glass of wine as you take in the view.

Freycinet Sands

Perfectly located 3 bedroom house at 5 Garnet Avenue, sleeping up to 6 people. Great views across the bay to the Hazards, with Richardson’s Beach only minutes away and local cafe and shop next door.

Freycinet Villas

2 well appointed 3 bedroom villas at 1 Bradley Drive with sleeping for 6 people in each. Less than 1km to the Freycinet National Park and only a short walk to nearby beaches, shops and restaurants.

Freycinet Whisky Tasting

Take a journey through Whisky history at Freycinet Lodge, where you have the chance to sample three of Scotland’s finest whiskies and compare them against three of Tasmania’s best, all matched with fresh Tasmanian produce. These Tasmanian whiskies can also be enjoyed while dining at Freycinet Lodge, or in the Hazards Lounge. Must be 18 years or over to participate.
Duration: 1.5 hours
When: 3pm & 8.30pm daily
Please book 30 minutes prior to the activity (cancellation fees apply).

Freycinet Lodge, Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay
03 6257 0101   M 1300 656 333   W

Gumnut Cottage

Very popular, cosy and recently renovated cottage on Freycinet Drive, this 2 bedroom cottage can sleep up to 4 people. Enjoy a BBQ on the deck with the Hazards as your backdrop.

Hazards Escape


Modern bedsit adjacent to main house. Set in peaceful surroundings, Hazards Escape is perfect for a couple or single getaway. It is self contained, with queen bed with electric blanket, living area, tv, and dvd player.
view special

**Winter Special from 28.4.15. – 30.9.15 

2 nights for $200.00 or $120 per night.

29 Hazards View Drive, Coles Bay, TAS. 7215
P 03 6257 0077 M 0408 446 232 Tariff from: From $140

Iluka Tavern

Iluka Tavern is situated on the Esplanade Cole Bay directly opposite Muirs Beach. The Tavern is family friendly with a children’s playground, a varied menu with kids meals, and it also offers meeting and conference facilities. You can enjoy lunch or watch the sunset over the Freycinet Peninsula while enjoying dinner. Entrees from $8  Mains: from $22

JUS Foods

Opens 8.00am 7 days – Check closing time (seasonal). Cooked while you wait / Cater for Gluten Fee

The Good food Menu

  • Hamburgers that stack up – Beef, Roo, Chicken, Veggie, Fish
  • Seafood and Fish & Chips -Trouts, Fish, Scallops
  • The Esplanade, Coles Bay
  • P 03 6257 0383    E

Life’s an Adventure – 3 Day Walk Freycinet National Park

On the East Coast of Tasmania lies magnificent Freycinet National Park a peninsula with a dramatic coastline of cliffs, coves and beaches. The breathtaking towering granite mountains, known as the Hazards dominate the landscape of the Park surrounded by the stunning turquoise waters of Coles Bay and Great Oyster Bay. At the edge of the peninsula lies magnificent Wineglass Bay.

  • Freycinet Lodge, Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay Rd, Coles Bay TAS 7215                                                                                                
  • 02 9975 4553                                                                                                                                                
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Malting Lagoon Guest House

Come stay with us in our Guest House home in Coles Bay Tasmania, gateway to Wineglass Bay.  We have new rooms, king size beds (or 2 singles), private en-suite bathrooms, free unlimited NBN Wifi, & Netflix on the Smart TV’s. Continental breakfast is included. Special dietary requirements catered for. Maximum 2 guests per room, & 4 guests total.

Providore Wineglass

When you visit Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay, be sure to call in to Providore Wineglass at Freycinet Lodge for a complimentary tasting of some fine Tasmanian produce.  Whether you are looking for a snack for the trail, a gift for home or a special treat for the road, Providore Wineglass’ superb range will ensure you can take a little bit of Tassie with you.

  • Freycinet Lodge, Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay Rd, 7215
  • 03 6256 7222
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The Beach House- Freycinet

Situated just minutes walk to the National Park Beach , Jetty shop & slipway. Magnificent views from large living room, expansive front deck, even from the kitchen sink. Just sit back and enjoy the view. A large rear deck has BBQ and is ideal for star gazing. Fully enclosed yard with off-street parking.

75 Freycinet Drive Coles Bay Tas
0400166132   M 0400166132    Tariff from: 265 – 315

The Blue House Coles Bay

Newly established self contained accommodation, only a short drive from the world famous Freycinet National Park, which contains the internationally renowned Wineglass Bay and the Friendly Beaches.
The Blue House has been designed and renovated for one purpose only – to create a great business for people to come and holiday. The position of the house is great, it is only a few meters to the water via a private access track from the back gate and is only a very short drive to some of Tasmania’s best treasures.

58 Swanwick Drive, Coles Bay 7215
0457036850    Tariff from: $175.00 – $275.00   W

The Blue Shack

Lovely 3 bedroom cottage sleeping up to 7 people set in quiet surrounds. Huge deck area and BBQ, large yard for kids and boats, dog friendly (outside only) on prior arrangement.

The Long Lunch Tour

Come on a journey of Gastronomical Proportions indulging in local Food and Wine that have put the East Coast on the map and a food lover paradise. Visit the Marine Farm for Oysters, Mussels and Scallops, 3 Vineyards and finish with a tasty dessert. Picking you up from and retuning you your accommodation, join us for a fun day tasting and laughter.

The Long Lunch Tour Co.

Our experiences of gastronomical proportions begin again for summer on 21 October. Contact Brad on 0409 225 841 to book.

The Pebble Shack

Little gem. This fully restored high set cottage at 13 Jetty Road features sleeping for 4, modern interior and large yard for the kids. Great panoramic views of Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park.

The Pondering Frog

We are famous for our homemade chocolate coated berry ice creams – but we are more than an ice cream shop.  We also offer coffee, Devonshire teas , muffins, cherry wines, local liqueurs  jams and gifts – especially frogs! We are happy to help with information and things to see in our area.

  • We are famous for our homemade chocolate coated berry ice creams – but we are more than an ice cream shop.  We also offer coffee, Devonshire teas , muffins, cherry wines, local liqueurs  jams and gifts – especially frogs! We are happy to help with information and things to see in our area.16494 Tasman Highway via Bicheno 7215
  • M: 0412631299 or 0449636981; no landline:
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Wineglass Bay Cruises

There is a Tasmanian beach that’s often named among the world’s best. Wineglass Bay looks more than comfortable on a postcard – its Bombay Sapphire waters lapping a familiar white quartz curve. But you can’t just park your car beside it and whip out your beach umbrella. It takes walking, flying or boating to see this beauty and hopping aboard Wineglass Bay Cruises – the best pick.

Why experience Wineglass Bay aboard Schouten Passage II? Because arriving by boat to one of the world’s finest beaches and being fed oysters is pretty special. And having dolphins shadow you along Freycinet Peninsula, as if eager to share their playground, is equally special. Although the boat holds some 140 people, when you’re on the bridge with skipper Duncan Sinclair, it feels like you’re on his private boat.

You haven’t seen Freycinet until you’ve seen it with Wineglass Bay Cruises.


  • Vista lounge: Adult from $130, Child from $85
  • Sky lounge: Adults only $195

Private charters, corporate groups and weddings: $POA


Innkeepers Accommodation

Accommodation at St Helens, Four Mile Creek (north of Bicheno), Freycinet and Swansea. Book online or call 1300 130 269

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