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Bay of Fires

#29 of 689 things to do in Tasmania Features Animals
Northeast coast, Tasmania, Australia
+61 428 223 271
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7-Day Tasmania: Bruny Island, Cradle Mountain, Wineglass Bay, Port Arthur
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“binalong bay” (58 reviews)
“white sand” (28 reviews)
“st helens” (29 reviews)
Northeast coast, Tasmania, Australia
+61 428 223 271
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

A magical place to visit - white sand, orange rocks and aqua blue water create an incredible scene and the photographs are incredible.

Thank Sharyn050
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Tasmania for 3 months March to June and visiting the Bay of Fires was one for our bucket list. We were not disappointed. As we were caravanning we stayed on the beach at Swimcart beach for 7 days very beautiful. St Helens township...More

Thank sueB2498EU
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Bays of Fire was part of our itinerary as we did the Coastal Drive in Tassie. The drive itself was very relaxing and scenic, and there were many stop off points along the drive to explore the beach. There wasn't much people around the beach,...More

1  Thank yannyp2015
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Tasmania has miles of white sandy beaches with clear blue water where you can enjoy peace and solitude, but Bay of Fires offers gorgeous fiery granite rocks to add to the scenic beauty. The hued/ reddish rocks are produced by lichen and provide colorful contrast...More

1  Thank MacFarnsworth
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A great 3 day 2 night guided walk. Fantastic. The tour company Life's An Adventure take you through this wonderful scenic beach walk

Thank Kochia
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

A beautiful area with lots of campsites along the way! All of which are a great spot for a night! On our trip we looked at most of the sites and most of them had filled up in the early afternoon!

Thank FabGab13
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I am glad that I went there despite the long drive. Water is very clear and it is the reason why such plants grow on these rocks. A pity that we couldn't go round the whole bay. But as a city dweller, I was fascinated...More

1  Thank Dorothy115
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This place smashed my expectations. Pristine waters, whitest of white sand, free camps right on the beach. Simply wonderful.

Thank OzAnniesTravels
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Although this place is headed Bay of Fires, Binalong Bay is the first part you come to when travelling from St Helens. The beach at Binalong Bay is fabulous with white sand and would be ideal for all the family. At one end a stream...More

1  Thank Roger J
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were there on a rather cold day but it was still worth a stop and look. As others have said the walk to the beach is short and what a spectacular view. The rocks are covered with red algae? and look amazing. It's fun...More

1  Thank Aussiepam
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Mel S
2 March 2017|
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Response from scubacol11 | Reviewed this property |
you can also see the red rocks at binalong bay close by,it is easier to get there you can park by the water and there is a viewing platform that goes over the waterso nice and easy.
Scott B
14 September 2016|
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Response from Treed44812 | Reviewed this property |
There were a lot of campsites along the way there, but I am not sure on any of the pet requirements.