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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.

Hotels in Coles Bay

4 hotels in Coles Bay, AU

1 Saffire Freycinet

5 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

2352 Coles Bay Road Map

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

2 Swansea Beach Chalets

4 stars
4.6 / 5 14 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

3 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

4 Swansea Cottages

4 stars
3.5 / 5 2 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