Wineglass Bay Lookout Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Wineglass bar Carpark

  • End: Wineglass bar Carpark

  • Location: Freycinet National Park

  • Closest Town: Coles Bay

  • Distance from CBD: 197km

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -42.14581

  • Longitude: 148.289155

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Wineglass Bay Lookout is a 3km, grade 3 return hike, located in Freycinet National Park, Tasmania. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

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.


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.

About the region

Jutting out into the sea on Tasmania’s mild east coast is the rugged and beautiful Freycinet Peninsula. Freycinet National Park, which consists of knuckles of granite mountains all but surrounded by azure bays and white sand beaches, protects a superb array of plants and animals. The scenic beauty of the area attracts many visitors each year. It also offers a wonderful range of activities and is a popular place to camp, particularly in the summer months.

Getting there

Road C302 from highway A3 to Wineglass Bay car park inside Freycinet National Park.


Park entry fees apply.

Toilet facilities at car park. Picnic facilities nearby.

Steep uphill climb over 1.3km with rough bush steps.

Supervise children, hazardous cliffs, stay within barriers, steep track – not suitable for those with heath issues or restricted mobility.

No pets, firearms or bicycles.

GPX File

Total distance: 2885 m
Max elevation: 204 m
Min elevation: 41 m
Total climbing: 214 m
Total descent: -214 m
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For more information about this hiking trail please visit Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania

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