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Wineglass Bay Lookout

Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania, Australia
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“car park” (203 reviews)
“hazards beach” (94 reviews)
“wineglass bay” (461 reviews)
Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

A steep walk - the views on the way up, and of course at the top, are well worth it . Take water and watch the sun setting over Cole Bay on one side.

Thank Darryl P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Now the last trip to Tasmania had much more traveling than our first trip approximately two years before this trip. of all the places and things on the second trip just two stood out above all the rest. the climb to the top of wine...More

Thank Dale A
Reviewed 4 days ago

The trek to get to the lookout is doe able even if you are only partially fit as long as you only have mild knee issues but, it is worth it

Thank CGjos
Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely short walk to the lookout (about 30 minutes depending on your fitness) but does include quite a few well maintained steps.

Thank 817carole
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not the fittest person by any means, so it took me a bit longer than advertised. The last 400m or so is the toughest, as it's mostly steps, and the steepest part of the ascent. Though I was a little underwhelmed by the...More

Thank Misrabelle
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk to the lookout is easy enough if you are fairly fit; I wouldn't recommend it if you have any health issues. The path is well maintained and easy to navigate with some seats along the way for a rest. Once at the lookout...More

Thank JetSetPhotoTours
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walk up to the viewing platform is quite strenuous but if you take your time it is not too bad . Need to wear decent hard shoes or boots it is a bit rough in places for normal sneakers . We continued down to...More

Thank billt1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat on the rocks and shared the most amazing sunset I have ever seen. Pure and natural and so romantic.

Thank rosi52014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very impressed by the excellent quality of the walking track - it was wide and steps were well spaced. The signage was good and the walk description in the pamphlet was true. The views are spectacular. It was raining when we got to...More

Thank Airach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

** Make sure you have your Park Pass before going to this lookout as the fines are steep! We did the look out quite early in the morning and thankfully managed to pick up our pass the night before. A reasonable easy track up to...More

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Mel S
Hi! Is there a lookout you can just drive straight up to for Wineglass Bay/freycinet area? And if so, where is it? We have a 10mth baby. Also i assume you can go for a swim there? Thanks!
1 March 2017|
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Response from simoncorr | Reviewed this property |
The Lighthouse Lookout would be your best bet. If you drop into the visitors centre on your way in the staff are very helpful.
How long to walk from lookout down to the beach?
7 January 2017|
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Response from Jtakano | Reviewed this property |
On the signs along the trail it says 30 minutes to go down and 1 hour to come back up.
Hi there - do I need to buy a ticket to do the wineglass bay trek from car park to the beach?
27 December 2016|
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Response from jo h | Reviewed this property |
The only ticket you need to buy is the one to get into the national park. You buy it at the information centre on the road in You don't need another ticket to do the walk. Enjoy