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Wineglass Bay Lookout, Coles Bay

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Trail Lookout
A gentle walk of about one hour, leading through lush vegetation abundant with native wildlife, takes visitors to Wineglass Bay Lookout, situated within the Freycinet National Park. As you proceed along this trail, take a few moments to rest on the wooden furniture designed and built by local architecture students. As you catch your breath, keep an eye out for wombats and wallabies peeking out from behind the surrounding bushes. From the top, you can see not only the crescent of the wineglass-shaped bay (hence the name), but also green hills and mountains stretching into the distance. In addition to taking photos from here, you can explore other trails before returning to the bay. For Wineglass Bay Lookout and beyond, use our Coles Bay family vacation planner to get the most from your Coles Bay vacation.
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  • Great views from the top and welcome photo ops on the way up to catch your breath. Allow about and hour and a half. Friendly wallaby at the top allows seflies but don't feed her!  more »
  • The lookout was lovely, however the park website does not inform you of closures. We arrived, anticipating hiking to the actual bay, and were disappointed when we got there and found out that it was c...  more »
  • We got up early to complete the walk before sunrise, but the cloud cover prevented us from seeing the sunrise. Completed this walk many years ago and was pleased to see how well the track and walks ar...  more »

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