Wineglass Bay Basics
Wineglass Bay, on Tasmania’s Freycinet Peninsula, is considered one of the top ten beaches in the world. Hence this flawless crescent of dazzling white sand and sapphire-colored sea set against pink and grey granite peaks is one of Australia’s most beautiful natural environments.
It’s the perfect location for fishing, sailing, bushwalking, sea kayaking, rock-climbing, or simply soaking up the spectacular coastal scenery. In addition, Wineglass Bay has become a favorite honeymoon destination for couples to escape and relax away from the rest of the world. With secluded sandy beaches, luxurious Eco-lodges, and fine Tasmanian cuisine, Freycinet Peninsula is an adventure of pure indulgence.
Step aboard Schouten Passage II for an unforgettable 4 hour cruise. Let our experienced and friendly crew guide you through the sights and history of the Freycinet Peninsula; taking you from the gentle shores of Coles Bay, to one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Stop for lunch at Wineglass Bay and enjoy some of Tasmania’s finest fresh produce, selected by the head chef at Freycinet Lodge.
This is one of those rare places that you really do have to make sure you visit. Wineglass Bay touches people. The thousands of likes and shares that Facebook post generated represent just a small percentage of people who have been affected by the experience of visiting Wineglass Bay. And the thing is, that the reality actually does match the imagery. And it’s so ridiculously easy to experience.
If you want to find out for yourself how it feels to wake up at Wineglass Bay and are happy to camp, there is a small campsite at the end of the beach. Campsites are also located within Freycinet National Park at the beautiful Hazards, Cooks and Bryans Beaches. As with walking, it’s important to make sure you’re properly equipped and have adequate food and water.