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Coles Bay, Australia

Coles Bay is an Australian town on the east coast of the island of Tasmania. It is best known for its natural attractions, coastal scenery and outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and sea kayaking. It is found along the northern edge of Freycinet National Park and offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.


Coles Bay Attractions

  • Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park
  • Marine Farm in Coles Bay
  • Coombend Wine Centre

Coles Bay Activities

  • Try bushwalking at Cape Tourville, with breathtaking views of Wineglass Bay, Mount Graham and the beaches
  • Fish for Coles Bay flathead from Great Oyster Bay
  • Play a round of golf at the Freycinet Golf Club

Coles Bay Climate

Coles Bay gets about 300 sunny days annually. Summers can get very hot, although the average temperature is 25°C (77°F). Winters can become quite cool, with temperatures dipping just below freezing at night.

Getting There & Around

Coles Bay is located between Hobart and Launceston. Both these cities have airports with regular daily flights. It is also possible to reach Launceston from Melbourne by taking the overnight ferry, followed by Redline bus service from Launceston to Coles Bay.

It is easiest to travel around Coles Bay and the area by car, though much of Freycinet National Park can only be seen on foot. It is possible to travel along the coastline by boat, although permits are required to drop anchor in the National Park.

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Hotels in Coles Bay

Recommended hotels

From US$1,290

1 Saffire Freycinet

5 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

2352 Coles Bay Road Map

Includes FREE Breakfast & Wireless Internet

Saffire Freycinet Coles Bay Hotel provides quality accommodation, convenient location and standard service. Travellers can make their stay a memorable one by visiting local attractions such as... More

A 10 STAR RESORT IF POSSIBLE
Well what can I say, This would be the most wonderful resort I have ever stayed at. Yes it is expensive, but oh so special. From the beginning we were greeted by a lovely staff member who knew our...
23 Aug 2014
From US$180

2 Freycinet Lodge Coles Bay

4 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

Freycinet National Park Map

With a spectacular waterfront location at the foot of the Hazards, just inside Freycinet National Park, Freycinet Lodge Coles Bay is a superb base for exploring the Freycinet peninsula. ... More

Beautiful view!
The lodge is located at an unique spot with mountains at the back and a beautiful ocean view through the peaceful bushes from different angles. The room is very clean and comfortable and we can...
21 Dec 2014
From US$91

3 Swansea Beach Chalets

4 stars
4.5 / 5 15 reviews

27 Shaw Street Map

Weary travellers looking to get away from the hustle of city life stay in the tranquil accommodations and traditional Swansea hospitality of Swansea Beach Chalets Hotel. From the hotel, vacationers... More

Wish we had longer
We stayed one night and wish we'd stayed longer. A great place to relax or use as a base for exploring. We had a beachfront room with beautiful views. Will be back.
10 Jun 2015
From US$83

4 Swansea Cottages

4 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

43 Franklin Street Map

Featuring posh self-catering units set in the east coast of Swansea, Swansea Cottages makes for a pleasant summer getaway for leisure travellers exploring this side of Australia. Holidaymakers at... More

Most enjoyable stay
The Swansea Cottages may not be as inexpensive as the larger motel in Swansea but we would not think twice about staying there on our next visit. The room was large, had a sofa, table and chairs...
23 Jun 2015
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