Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.

Freycinet National Park

From Wikitravel
East Coast : Freycinet National Park
Revision as of 09:41, 2 January 2007 by 165.21.154.12 (Talk)

Jump to: navigation, search

Freycinet National Park is on the East Coast of Tasmania. It is one of Tasmania's first National Parks, being established in 1916. There are several very nice beaches there, including the famous Wineglass Bay.

Understand

Freycinet National Park is administered by the Parks and Wildlife Service of Tasmania. http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/natparks/freycinet/

History

Freycinet National Park was named after its founder, Louis de Freycinet.

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Climate

Get in

By Car

It's about two and a half hours drive from Hobart.

Fees/Permits

You need a permit for all of Tasmania's National Parks. They can be bought at the national park visitor centre at the park entrance, and there are several different options from a day pass for just this one national park to a pass that is valid for an entire year and includes all National Parks of Tasmania.

The fees are shown below (currency is in Australian dollar):

Daily Pass: Per vehicle (up to 8 people): $20 Per person: $10 Please note that you have to pay for per person and for a vehicle. For example, if a family of four wants to enter with one car, they will have to pay $20 for the vehicle, and $40 for four people, in total $60.

Get around

See

  • Wineglass Bay. It has been voted by several travel magazines as one of the top 10 beaches in the world. Located on the South East side of the island you can only get to the bay by boat or by a three hour hike over hills from the car park.

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Lodging

Camping

Backcountry

Stay safe

Get out


This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!


Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages