Sea & Explore Wineglass Bay

Arrive by boat and explore remote coastlines

Sea & Explore Wineglass Bay

More beaches and sea time

Sea & Explore Wineglass Bay

Easy short walks on flat trails

Sea & Explore Wineglass Bay

Avoid the crowds

The best of both worlds!


Access Wineglass Bay by boat and then explore Freycinet National Park on foot; This entertaining and informative tour from Hobart to Wineglass Bay offers maximum beach time (2+ hrs) and saves you hiking up hills.

Our Wineglass Bay tour departs from Hobart, heading east then following the Great Eastern Drive north. We’ll travel through the seaside towns of Orford, Triabunna and Swansea as we make our way along the East Coast of Tasmania towards the Freycinet National Park. We’ll stop briefly along the way to take in some of the local highlights such as Raspins Beach (Orford), and The Bark Mill (Swansea).
When we arrive at Coles Bay, you will board the Freycinet Adventures Aqua Taxi and enjoy an awe-inspiring cruise from Coles Bay to Hazards Beach. On the way, you’ll be amazed by the spectacular red granite shoreline and the incredible wildlife that call it their home. A large variety of sea birds reside in the area including White bellied sea eagles, the icon of Freycinet National Park. Be sure to have your cameras ready as you are also likely to share the sea with Australian Fur Seals, inquisitive local dolphins and maybe even a whale or two!
The skipper of the Aqua Taxi will assist you to disembark directly onto the pristine white sands of Hazards Beach, which might require you to get your feet wet, but once you see the the crystal clear blue waters of the beach, you won’t have any hesitation in wanting to get your feet into it! You’ll then be free for the next 2.5hrs to explore Hazards Beach, Wineglass Bay (30 min walk) and Freycinet National Park. At 2:30pm you will meet the Aqua Taxi on Hazards Beach and enjoy another incredible bvoat ride back to Coles Bay.
You will have approximately 30mins to explore the town of Coles Bay, grab yourself a snack or refreshment from the amazing local cafes and stores. We recommend the Tasmanian made ice-creams from the Coles Bay Ice-Creamery! Your tour guide will meet you in Coles Bay again to make our way back to Hobart. The drive home is usually spent sharing our experiences and tales with each other and celebrating our amazing day out. We’ll get you back at your accommodation around 6:30-7:00pm.

Tour Highlights

    ✔ Freycinet National Park (3 hours)
    ✔ Hazards Beach
    ✔ Wineglass Bay Beach (via 30min flat walk)
    ✔ Two 30 minute cruises on the Freycinet Aqua Taxi
    ✔ Access to remote areas means you avoid the big crowds
    ✔ Coles Bay Ice-Creamery
    ✔ Raspins Beach, Orford
    ✔ Great Eastern Drive

What’s Included?

    ✔ Fun, highly trained and experienced local guide
    ✔ Small friendly groups
    ✔ Door to door pick-ups and drop-offs including AirBnB/private residences
    ✔ DVD/TV equipped bus with Tasmanian documentaries
    ✔ National Park fees
    ✔ Freycinet Aqua Taxi fares
    ✔ Airport drop offs (on request)
    ✘ Meals are NOT included but we stop at a local cafe/bakery where food and drinks can be purchased

What To Bring

    ✔ Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Hat
    ✔ Swimsuit/bathers and towel (if you want to swim)
    ✔ Suitable warm/weatherproof clothing (particularly during winter)
    ✔ A water/drinking bottle
    ✔ Any personal medications
    ✔ Snacks and Lunch (or $ to buy them)
    ✔ Comfortable shoes for walking
    ✔ Camera
    ✔ A sense of fun and adventure
  • Great trip to Freycinet National Park plus a walk to the Wineglass Bay lookout with the chance to continue until the beach (it's worth it!)

    Alberto Avatar
    Alberto
    3/09/2020

    I would highly recommend the tour company and this tour to wineglass bay. Phil was a great tour guide, he kept it light hearted, always a smile on his face. He changed the tour to accommodate the poor weather and ultimately we had a great time despite the morning rain. It was also really good to have different options for food and walk lengths to suit everyone's needs.
    Hope future tour goers have a great time!

    Katherine Shill Avatar
    Katherine Shill
    2/11/2020
  • I really love it ?????? I reccomend it

    Alessandra Novais Avatar
    Alessandra Novais
    11/11/2019

    This tour was fantastic! The weather was great and Phil, our tour guide was awesome. It was indeed a good decision to go for an organized tour than driving around Freycinet ourselves. Phil made a few surprise stops so we could meet and feed the cute pademelons and discover Friendly Beaches, his favorite beach in Freycinet. Overall, the trip was well-organized. Despite being a very long drive from Hobart, our guide’s commentary about Tassie & Freycinet’s gems made the entire experience fun and insightful. Phil even gave us a fun quiz to culminate our trip. If you’re visiting Tasmania, I highly recommend this company and Phil as a tour guide.

    Andromeda Cañete Avatar
    Andromeda Cañete
    4/11/2018
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