The Web's Best Cruise Destination

Search our eSea Deal Finder

Ports Overview

Wineglass Bay is located in Freycinet national park on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia. It has been voted by several travel authorities as one of the world’s ten best beaches. Bordering the national park is the small settlement of Coles Bay, and the largest close town is Swansea.

Freycinet National Park consists of knuckles of granite mountains all but surrounded by azure bays and white sand beaches. The dramatic peaks of the Hazards welcome you as you enter the park. Freycinet National Park offers a wide variety of activities. Take a walk to the pass overlooking the perfectly shaped Wineglass Bay or try less strenuous activities like beach strolls, swimming or wildlife spotting.

Things to see and do

* Wineglass Bay Lookout
* Wineglass Bay / Hazards Beach Circuit
* Hazards Beach
* The Hazards - spectacular mountains of pink granite
* Hiking

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD)
Language – English
Land Area – 169 km²
Time – GMT plus ten hours
Electricity - 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
International Country Telephone Code – 61

Port Location - The port is located in the downtown area of Hobart.

Travel Links – Freycinet National Park is about 2.5 hours to 3 hours drive from either Hobart or Launceston. All roads to Freycinet are sealed, so a 4WD is not needed.

ga('create', 'UA-80708728-1', 'auto'); ga('send', 'pageview');