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The Freycinet Peninsula

The Tasman Highway gently rises and falls through grazing land and bush-covered hills before it hits the coast itself, with its long white beaches and blue water stretching to a cloudless sky. Drier and sunnier than the rest of the state, the east coast is a popular destination in the school holidays – prices go up and accommodation is scarce from Christmas to mid-February. Even so, it remains relatively undeveloped and peaceful, and there are four national parks to escape to, which include a whole island – Maria Island – and an entire peninsula – the glorious Freycinet National Park.

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  • Coles Bay
  • Freycinet National Park