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East Coast Tasmania

If you only have time to visit one region of Tasmania, the East Coast of Tasmania is the place to go. Tasmania’s East Coast is stunningly beautiful and has long been a magnet for photographers.

The east coast of Tasmania is a picturesque region with beautiful beaches and amazing scenery. Tasmania’s east coast is impossibly beautiful and when you’re there you’ll feel like the first explorers did. Explore national parks and cute seaside villages.

East coast Tasmania is the perfect place to plan a memorable road trip past lush farms and secluded beaches. It’s a place to taste delicious local fare and fabulous wine.

If you love nature, Tasmania’s east coast is the place to go as it is home to alluring national parks.

What are the best places to visit on the East Coast of Tasmania?

The Bay of Fires, Freycinet National Park, Bicheno and Maria Island National Park are some of the places to visit on the East Coast Tasmania. World Heritage-listed Maria Island is a natural and historic gem.

Where to stay on the East Coast of Tasmania?

Tasmania’s east coast has a huge range of accommodation options, from luxury resorts and private retreats to beach houses and eco-lodges. If you’re on a budget, there are cabins, motels and camping grounds.

bicheno tasmania
A wildlife park in Bicheno Tasmania on Tasmania’s stunning east coast is leading the way in saving the Tasmanian devil. The young Tasmanian devil joey buries its head in the crook of the keeper's arm. It looks so small and defenceless, a furry, extremely cute and very shy ball of...
freycinet national park
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Tasmania is special because it has a lot to offer in a very small space. Australia is huge and can seem really daunting when you’re faced with 1,200 to 2,000km trips every other week. In Tasmania, I only had to drive a few hundred kilometres to see a completely...
East Coast Tasmania
Tasmania's east coast really is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. Tasmania's east coast is raw, pristine, untouched, rugged, sublime and magical. It’s a place that makes me feel like I’ve stepped back in time, where everything slows down a little. Wineglass Bay One day I got up...
freycinet tasmania
Situated halfway down Tasmania’s east coast – enticingly called the Sun Coast for its high doses of sunshine relative to other parts of Tassie – Freycinet National Park is the oldest national park in Tasmania. (Along with Mt Field, Freycinet became a National Park in 1916. Cradle Mountain was...


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