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Bay of Fires

Northeast coast, Tasmania, Australia
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$519*
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4-Day Tasmania East Coast Tour from Launceston...
97%
Ranked #10 of 254 Attractions in Tasmania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Walking, Viewing wildlife, Fishing
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Axminster, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

If you are in Tasmania for any length of time you should get up to the Bay of Fires and Binalong Bay. The Clear water and white sand is stunning on it own but then throw in the scenery around the bays the Pelicans and other wild life at the gardens just makes for a perect picnic stop on the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

In one word, this place is gorgeous. Pack your self a picnic (if you don't have a picnic, don't worry there is a restaurant overlooking the beach) and sit by the beach on the pure white sand overlooking the sea that is so clear and beautiful. There is a great little playground with toilet block as well as shallow sheltered... More

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Ballarat, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Staying in Launceston, we took a 2 hour drive to the Bay of Fires based on all the reviews And we were not disappointed. The road to the east coast had beautiful country side and it was a great way to see Tassie passing through the small towns. Binalong Bay is where we spent most of our time, the soft... More

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St Helens, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

By living in such a glorious place I often take these things for granted... But, as I look back at the photographs I remember and respect the beauty of this place. Only twenty minutes away, the Bay Of Fires feels like a second home in a way. I just find it so enjoyable and breathtaking...

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The view was so amazing. The contrast of blue sea and red stone made this beach the very amazing and interesting place.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Driving up the East Coast, we detoured from St Helen's to go to the Bay of Fires. Great scenery on the 20 minute drive, ending at a look-out point with some paths under construction to various view points. Mid-day, the beaches were white and the sea was blue - it was very pretty. Obviously, the rocks were reddish covered with... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Binnalong Bay and the Bay of Fires is an outstanding scenic area. Beautiful beaches and rocky outcrops. The road follows the coast line and every turn offers new sights. The water was crystal clear and the sand snowy white. The turquoise-blue water looked truely tropical. A drive not to be missed

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Sydney, Australia
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354 reviews 354 reviews
182 attraction reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We decided to travel first to Binalong Bay, an easy, if twisting, winding and turning narrow-road drive of about 30 minutes, and were so glad we did! The first thing that greets you is a rather tacky grey-painted bikini-wearing female, with "Welcome" on her plinth. About 100 metres further south of that statue you come to the famous rocks, where... More

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Hobart
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

In short, rocks with red stuff on them. Because there are a lot of rocks it looks quite spectacular. When we left questioned why do people rave so much about this place (we are from Hobart area and it was a long trip just to see this) and we decided it was because of its remoteness and all the almost... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Go out of your way to spend a day walking any of the beaches here. Spend the night at a B n B or motel along the coast,but just get there. Can be windy, so a jacket is handy. Don't forget your camera. A few penguins at dusk, dawns are sensational.

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