Coles Bay Tourism & Travel
Coles Bay Australia
Located 202 km north east of Hobart and 218 km south east of Launceston, Coles Bay is situated at the northern edge of the Freycinet National Park on the Freycinet Peninsula. Coles Bay is noted for its spectacular coastal scenery and its emphasis on fishing, boating, bushwalking and swimming. The Coles Bay - Freycinet National Park area is one of the famous wilderness beauty spots on Tasmania's east coast.
Freycinet National Park
Freycinet is a 10 000 hectare national park where you can view red granite cliffs tumbling into the cold ocean, Tasmanian pademelons, white-breasted sea eagles, red-necked wallabies, and spectacular displays of rare native flora.
The most popular activities in Freycinet National Park are bushwalking and scenic views. A good starting point is to drive to Cape Tourville. The 6.4 km dirt road is perfectly adequate for conventional vehicles.
When you enter Freycinet National Park there is a brochure, which provides a map and advice on a series of walks ranging from a 10 minute walk to a 5 hour trail.