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Coles Bay

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Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents. The town's population swells during the warmer season from November to March, when crowds of visitors come to try their hand at adventurous outdoor activities and admire the area's iconic natural attractions. Popular things to do in Coles Bay include sea kayaking, fishing, hiking, and mountain biking. Use our Australia sightseeing app to arrange your visit to Coles Bay and other destinations in Australia.
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Where to stay in Coles Bay

Accommodations in Coles Bay remain fairly limited, with many visitors choosing to stop there only as part of a longer road trip. If you do choose to stay in the town itself, look for options near the national park entrance. You can choose from a selection of campgrounds, bed and breakfasts, and resorts, most of which sit close to one of the beaches in the area.
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