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Things to do in Coles Bay

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“You must have heard about Gorgeous curves of the wineglass bay, go and feel it.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This has wonderfull oysters and mussels grown locally by Julia and Giles Fisher in Great Oyster Bay and Moulting Lagoon. Beautifully prepared and tasty they farm their own oysters and mussels and can show you their farming operation nearby. It grew up as a road side stall but now is must stop over for most visiting Freycinet.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“See the Freycinet Peninsular from the water. It is spectacular. Perfect if you don;t feel like climbing a mountain for the view - lunch provided, bar onboard. Another award winning adventure company.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
“Previosu guests drove here from Bicheno for dinner and said it was great! (Oct 2019) ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Guided 4 Wheel Motor Bike tour through Freycinet National Park, taking you places you will not see any other way. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Tavern meals and beers on tap, like any Australian pub, plus one of our beers on tap too. The beer will change, depending on the season and what Mark thinks is drinking the best. As with everywhere in Coles Bay, great service and good food. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“Good prices, everything that you need for a small local store. This is also the Local Post office.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
“If you love Oysters then this place is definitely worth a visit. Cute little van selling some of the freshest oysters I have ever tasted. Lovely casual setting with a beautiful view, and don't forget to take along a bottle of wine to enjoy with your oysters.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Let Brad introduce you to our wonderful food and wine - a progressive degustation with you in it! Visit wineries, try local specialties. No hassles about drink driving.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“The visitors centre has plenty of suggestions for many walks in the Park from sitting on the beach at Honeymoon Bay or doing the hill climb to view world famous Wineglass Bay or the drive to look at the lighthouse and coastline from Cape Tourville or the wild beaches like Friendly Beaches or day walks down the peninsula to Hazards Beach or overnight walk to Cooks Beach.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Nature
“Freycinet Paintball offers visitors immense amounts of fun. Sessions can be flexible. Contact them directly for bookings. Feel free to join a session and battle with and against the new friends. you'll eet on the day ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Beautiful food in a wonderful setting. They have views over their hidden beach to the Hazards mountains on the Freycinet peninsula.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wood fired pizza, plus extras on offer at this local cafe. And of course coffee. Views to the Hazard Mountains from the deck outside. A relaxing spot in summer. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Award winning kayak tours around Great Oyster Bay, see Freycinet from the water.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lighthouse
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“This has wonderfull oysters and mussels grown locally by Julia and Giles Fisher in Great Oyster Bay and Moulting Lagoon. Beautifully prepared and tasty they farm their own oysters and mussels and can show you their farming operation nearby. It grew up as a road side stall but now is must stop over for most visiting Freycinet.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Store
“Previosu guests drove here from Bicheno for dinner and said it was great! (Oct 2019) ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wood fired pizza, plus extras on offer at this local cafe. And of course coffee. Views to the Hazard Mountains from the deck outside. A relaxing spot in summer. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

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