Spectacular Aerial shot of Oceanview near Freycinet Lodge
Local Attractions

Tasmania's east coast

From a special perspective

Get out and get active, or sit back and relax in total comfort. There is an abundance of tours and local experiences to discover on the Freycinet Peninsula.

Yacht on the bay near the jetty at  Freycinet Lodge

Wineglass Bay Cruises

Take in the stunning beauty of the Freycinet Peninsula and Wineglass Bay aboard the Schouten Passage II, a 150-seat eco-catamaran. View granite cliffs and see wildlife up close while crew provide commentary on flora, fauna, features and history. Enjoy a delicious Ploughman's lunch of fresh local produce and cool climate wines. Bookings available through Freycinet Lodge reception.

 

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Couple on a walk at Great Oyster Bay near Freycinet Lodge

Freycinet Walking Tour

Departing from Freycinet Lodge, enjoy a 5.5 hour guided walk to some of the park’s most loved destinations, including Wineglass Bay and Hazards Beach. You’ll learn of the animals that call this place home and the history behind its gorgeous shores and pink granite peaks. Your journey is completed with a Freycinet Aqua Taxi trip back to the Lodge. A scrumptious picnic lunch is included.

 

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Aqua Taxi sailing around the sea near Freycinet Lodge

Freycinet Aqua Taxi

The fastest way to Wineglass Bay! Jump aboard the Aqua Taxi for a unique way to see the peninsula. Departing from the Lodge jetty, our skippers will deliver you right into the heart of the park. No crowds and no mountains to hike over. If your destination is Wineglass Bay, the taxi will drop you at Hazards Beach. From there, it is a flat 30 minute walk across to Wineglass Bay. 

 

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People on Kayaking at the Great Oyster Bay in Freycinet Lodge

Freycinet Adventures Sea Kayaking

Sea kayaking the coastline of Freycinet National Park is one of Tasmania's unforgettable natural experiences. Explore secluded coves, paddling beneath the pink granite mountains and over some of the clearest waters you'll ever see. This three-hour tour is bookable via Freycinet Lodge reception.

 

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View from the airplane at Great Oyster Bay in Freycinet Lodge

Freycinet Air

The Freycinet Peninsula is regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the world with its combination of mountains, forests and white beaches. Experience the best possible perspective with a scenic flight. Ask one of our staff for details. Bookable via Freycinet Lodge reception.

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All4 All Terrain Tours

Awaken your sense of adventure on an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) fully guided tour. Get off the beaten track and wind your way through eucalypt hills, boulder strewn valleys and coastal heath to where red granite, blue seas and fine white sands collide. Bookings available at reception.   

 

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A tourist guide carrying stones on hands near Freycinet Lodge

Oyster Bay Tours

In partnership with Freycinet Marine Farm, Oyster Bay Tours bring you an intimate and authentic farm visit. Don a pair of waders and taste oysters fresh from the waters in which they are grown and learn from a genuine oyster farmer.    

 

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Close up on baby penguins at night near the Freycinet Lodge

Bicheno Penguin Tour

The seaside town of Bicheno is home to a beautiful penguin colony. An after-dark tour with Bicheno Penguin Tours is the best way to see the penguins up close and safely. Please contact Lodge reception for times and bookings.

 

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Aerial view of East Coast Cruises near Freycinet Lodge

East Coast Cruises

Slightly further afield but accessing some equally as impressive coastline, East Coast Cruises takes you around Maria Island on a circumnavigation or to Ile Des Phoques (Island of Seals), a haven for sealife. Morning tea and lunch provided. 

 

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Wineries

Incredible cool-climate wines are an east coast speciality. Follow the East Coast Wine Trail from Orford to St Helens and relax at a winery or pop into a cellar door. Meet the makers and sample products you won't find anywhere else.

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Golf

The east coast of Tasmania is a golfer's paradise. Freycinet Golf Club offers scenic views and a par 72 course. Further afield, you'll find ranges in Fingal, St Helens, Scamander, St Marys, Bicheno, Swansea and Orford. 

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Aerial view Mountain with the lake near Freycinet Lodge

Great Eastern Drive

Follow the Great Eastern Drive for the ultimate east coast itinerary. From Binalong Bay to Buckland, around ever corner you'll be amazed at pristine beaches, fresh produce and magical experiences. 

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Couple overlooking the view from the balcony at Freycinet Lodge

What's on?

The east coast hosts a variety of local events all year round, celebrating this special part of the world. From food and wine to music and art, immerse yourself in this spectacular region.