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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.