Wineglass Bay Lookout, Coles Bay

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A gentle walk of about one hour, leading through lush vegetation abundant with native wildlife, takes visitors to Wineglass Bay Lookout, situated within the Freycinet National Park. As you proceed along this trail, take a few moments to rest on the wooden furniture designed and built by local architecture students. As you catch your breath, keep an eye out for wombats and wallabies peeking out from behind the surrounding bushes. From the top, you can see not only the crescent of the wineglass-shaped bay (hence the name), but also green hills and mountains stretching into the distance. In addition to taking photos from here, you can explore other trails before returning to the bay. Work out when and for how long to visit Wineglass Bay Lookout and other Coles Bay attractions using our handy Coles Bay planning site.
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  • A definite highlight of the National park Steep in parts but well worth the climb, Rewarded with amazing views 
    A definite highlight of the National park Steep in parts but well worth the climb, Rewarded with amazing views  more »
  • Wonderful lookout the walk is pretty challenging but the track is wide and you can take as much time as you need. It is definitely worth the walk up. 
    Wonderful lookout the walk is pretty challenging but the track is wide and you can take as much time as you need. It is definitely worth the walk up.  more »
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  • Took us just under two hours round trip to get to Wineglass Bay Beach with just some water and a few stops for photos. Didn't spend much time on the beach either. Hope this helps some their times were quite a bit longer than we experienced but we were walking briskly. If you're quiet a wallaby might be visible on the far side by the bay.
  • Very nice easy walk to the lookout. The new section at the lookout is so much better, brilliant. Highly recommend the walk, even if it rains, it remains a great experience.

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