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Celebrating 100 years of national parks

26/08/2016

All Tasmanians are invited to celebrate the centenary of two of our most loved national parks, Freycinet and Mount Field, with a major festival at Freycinet and events at other parks, during the centenary weekend of 27-29 August.More

Repairing the infrastructure of Tasmania's parks

19/08/2016

The flood and storm events in June and July of this year had a significant impact on Tasmania's iconic national parks and reserves, and the current damage bill is expected to exceed $6.4 million.More

Festival of Bright Ideas

05/08/2016

As part of the celebration of the centenary of Tasmania's national parks, and in conjunction with National Science Week, a four day community event showcasing science, culture, food, tourism, music, innovation and health is being held on the West Coast.More

Wineglass Bay Lookout

55. Wineglass Bay Lookout

time 1 - 1.5 hours return (1.5 km each way)
access Road C302 from highway A3 to Wineglass Bay car park inside Freycinet National Park. See map
fees Park entry fees apply.
facilities Toilet facilities at car park. Picnic facilities nearby.
grade Level 3  Steep uphill climb over 1.3km with rough bush steps
what to take Group A items required plus water
cautions Supervise children, hazardous cliffs, stay within barriers, steep track – not suitable for those with heath issues or restricted mobility
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

The crystal clear waters and white sandy beach of Wineglass Bay are a tremendous sight. This is a steep uphill walk on a rocky, well-constructed track within the Freycinet National Park.

Highlights

The rock type along this walk is granite which was formed during the Devonian. Although not common in Tasmania, granite forms some spectacular features in the Freycinet National Park.