Bay of Fires & Freycinet National Park
The beautiful Bay Of Fires is a bay on the northeastern coast of Tasmania. It was named 'The Bay Of Fires" by a Captain Tobias Furneaux in 1773 as he saw fires along the beach created by the local aboriginal people. It's Native Australian name is Larapuna. It consists of a gorgeous beach bay with red earth rocks where you can dip your toes in or have a refreshing swim (weather permitting). There are numerous activities to be had at The Bay Of Fires and Fun Tassie Tours make sure you have ample time to relax and enjoy this special coastal part of Tasmania.
Freycinet is a National Park 125 km northeast of Hobart, Tasmania in the same region as The Bay Of Fires which Fun Tassie Tours travel to regularly. One of the highlights of Freycinet National Park is viewing Wineglass Bay from the spectacular Cape Tourville lookout . Local Fauna of the Freycinet region include the Sugar Glider, wombats, various Possums and native rats, the Tasmanian Bettong and the Long-nosed Potoroo. Famous aspects of the park are the red and pink granite formations and the granite peaks called The Hazards.