Tasmania’s very attractive East Coast is filled with turquoise beaches and some of the state’s most beautiful national parks.
The best example would be the captivating Freycinet National Park, which houses popular tourist attraction Wineglass Bay. And yes, it really is shaped like a wineglass!
There’s also the underrated Douglas-Apsley National Park near Bicheno. It’s home to river gorges, quiet waterholes and the breathtaking Apsley Falls.
The East Coast has some beautiful seaside towns that are worth a day’s trip too, like Scamander, St Mary’s and Orford.
With rugged mountains and azure beaches, Freycinet National Park boasts great hikes, unique wildlife encounters and other coastal activities. AMANDER
The Wineglass Bay walk has been rated one of Australia’s best day walks. Or take a cruise or sea kayaking tour to explore the area’s stunning coastline, and see the park’s bird and aquatic life up close.
Off Tasmania’s East Coast is Maria Island National Park. The car-free island is a 30-minute ferry ride from Triabunna, and is perfect for cycling or bushwalking adventures.
Fishing enthusiasts can also explore popular East Coast spots like the Derwent River, Ansons River and Scamander River.