Freycinet National Park
In Australia, covering over 169 km2 areas there is Freycinet National park that is situated on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia and is 125 km northeast of Hobart.
It is well known for being the home of dramatic pink granite peaks, secluded bays, white sandy beaches, and abundant birdlife. It occupies most of the Freycinet Peninsula which are loaded with natural assets.
When was it built?
The park was established in 1916 and is now under the managing authority, Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service which are putting their best efforts to create public awareness about the dangers of feeding wildlife and discussing environmental threats.
What are its attractive features?
The place brings you the natural view from all sides. The first thing that comes in mind while paying a visit there is the pink granite peaks of the Hazards Range that dominate the Peninsula and the iconic Wineglass Bay.
Even the short trek to Wineglass Bay is a bit of a scramble as it is considered as Tasmania’s most photographed views.
There are also some clean beaches, secluded bays and bird-filled lagoons that are on the way to short walks across the park.
There are certain activities on the list which one can enjoy on a visit to the long-time trek and includes swimming in the pristine waters of beautiful beaches, kayaking or just enjoying the rays of the sun while lazing on the perfect white sand.
Some marine lovers go for diving and snorkeling. In flora and fauna, they have abundant species that bring joy to nature lover’s heart as Moulting Lagoon is a Ramsar wetland sanctuary for black swans, waterfowl, and migratory birds.
Do they provide camping and accommodation services?
Yes, the place as the main attraction of tourists has all the facilities available that ranges from basic camping to luxury eco-retreats which are located in the village of Coles Bay near the park entrance whereas camping is extremely popular inside the park during summer and autumn.
Even the nearby towns like Swansea, Swanick, and Bicheno also provide the places to stay.
The park was awarded the 2016 Bronze Australian Tourism Awards under the category of major tourist attractions.