Freycinet National Park, Tasmania
Guide to Freycinet
- Getting to Freycinet
- When to visit
Explore a peninsula of pink granite mountains, pure white beaches and azure bays in Freycinet National Park.
On Tasmania’s east coast, Freycinet National Park is a place of wild beauty. Towering pink-hued mountains, known as the Hazards, shadow the landscape, and at their foot are the calm, blue waters of Wineglass Bay. Coastal forests beckon keen hikers, while gourmands delight in local seafood and cool climate wines. Indulge at one of Australia’s finest luxury lodges, or even rent your own private island.
- Hobart Airport (HBA) is 179km (111mi) from Freycinet National Park
- Launceston Airport (LST) is 162km (101mi) from Freycinet National Park
- Car hire options are available from both airports. Pre book, or book on arrival.
The only way to get around Freycinet National Park is driving, and hiking. If driving isn't an option, there are tours available which offer transport from Hobart.
Get the ultimate view over the national park on a flight tour and you’ll also get to see the spectacular Bay of Fires and Port Arthur too!
The best time to visit Freycinet National Park depends on what you are visiting for. Spring (September to November) and Autumn (March to May) are best for hiking and clear skies. Summer (December to February) is ideal for visiting the beaches. And Winter (June to August) is best to avoid the crowds and whale watching.
- High season: Spring and Summer (September to February)
- Low season: Winter (June to August)