Campgrounds Coles Bay Tasmania

Coles Bay Paintball campground offer affordable camping for tents, self-contained motorhomes, caravans and campervans and is located close to the popular tourist town of Coles Bay, Freycinet National Park. The Freycinet Paintball campground is a great alternative to the commercial caravan park in Coles Bay, and Friendly Beaches Campground, and River Rocks campground, which can often be full in this area during Summer and Easter Holiday periods. The Freycinet Paintball campground is Pet-friendly, has a clean flushing toilet open 24/7 and with disabled access, an undercover licensed bar and kiosk, tourist information, free BBQ facilities available for campers use. There is a large grass area plus some shaded sites beneath the Wattles. The Coles Bay Paintball campground overlooks Moulting Lagoon (Ramsar site) and is a bird watcher heaven with amazing sunsets. The campground is open style camping, where you choose your own spot. There are some picnic tables available, first in best dressed and campfire drums and firewood are available for $10. There is rubbish disposal provided at bar/toile, and mobile phone reception available. The Freycinet Paintball campground is location some 16 kilometres from the town of Coles Bay. The Freycinet Paintball campground is located at 961 Coles Bay road, being some 9.5 km from the Coles Bay turn of and app. 1 km from the Friendly Beaches turn off and 22 km south of Bicheno.

The River and Rocks campsite is located app. 20 km south of the turnoff to Coles Bay and is signposted off from the Tasman Highway. River Rocks campsite is easily accessed and suitable for big rigs including motorhomes, caravans, camper trailers and campervans as well as for basic tent camping. The campsite River Rocks is well suited to group camping and there are a decent number of reasonably private sites which can accommodate a caravan or motorhome. There are no powered sites at River Rocks, no bookings are possible and pets, kept under control, are OK. River and Rocks campground is patrolled by rangers and has a pit toilet and barbecue; you will, however, need to bring your own water and firewood. This campsite is not in the Freycinet National Park so camping fees or park entry don’t apply. Campers can stay for a maximum of 4-weeks at River Rocks campsite. There are no showers and only a pit toilet. There is no drinking water, so you must carry your own fresh drinking water. Fires are only permitted in the fireplaces that are provided and you must carry your own wood – fuel stoves are recommended. For food, petrol and other supplies you will need to drive into nearby Coles Bay. There is a small track to the river to launch boats, but please note the water is shallow. There is mobile phone, TV and mobile internet access if your carrier is Telstra. You can choose from a large open camping area for drive-through vehicles or individual bays. Larger vehicles should take extreme care on the soft sand as it is easy to get bogged. To access, drive to the waypoint on Coles Bay Road, some 7.5km North of Coles Bay before turning south-west. Continue for 800m to the campground along the dirt road. The River Rocks campground is extremely popular during Christmas and Easter holidays, school holidays and long weekends. Fishing is popular at this great little campsite. See also: Camping Friendly Beaches: Camping Wineglass Bay: Camping Douglas Apsley: Camping Freycinet National Park: Camping Freycinet Paintball Campground:

Friendly Beaches campground Coles Bay Freycinet national Park free campsites, amazing Friendly Beaches Tassie perfect beach, carry own water, firewood fuel stove. Fishing, surfing, diving, walking on the beach. Ranger present during Spring, Summer & Autumn, must have a National Parks Pass. The Friendly Beaches campground is a very popular and attractive campsite located app. 8 kilometres off the Tasman Highway A3 on Coles Bay Rd (C302) and is signposted. As you are driving towards Coles Bay after turning off the Tasman Highway A2, the campsite is located on your left (look for the signs) and accessed via a fairly good gravel road. A valid National Parks & Wildlife Tasmania pass is required, and there are no additional costs to camp at Friendly Beaches campground. This campsite is located immediately adjacent to a long, beautiful sandy white beach that you can walk on for an extended length in both directions. The campsite has app. 25 designated camping areas that are suitable for all forms of camping including tent camping, big rigs, caravans, campervans and motorhomes. This campground at Friendly Beaches gets extremely busy over the Christmas New Year period, through until Easter. There are pit toilets at Friendly Beaches, but no other facilities. There is a ranger located on site who will check that you have a valid National Parks Pass. The maximum stay at Friendly Beaches is 2-weeks. Bookings cannot be made – the campsite is on a first come, first served basis. Be aware that if the campsite is full, there are limited other options in this region. Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated. Pets, chainsaws or firearms are strictly prohibited under any circumstances. No Drones are allowed. From Friendly Beaches, it is a 20-kilometre drive onto Coles Bay where there are services including fuel, cafes, a hotel and other accommodation. DO NOT FEED THE WILDLIFE GPS Coordinates -42.0251983,148.2570862 See also: Camping River Rocks: Camping Mayfield Reserve: Camping Trout Creek Upper Scamander: Camping Little Beach: Camping Lagoons Beach: Camping Wineglass Bay: Camping Freycinet National Park: Camping Douglas Apsley: Camping Freycinet Paintball Campground: One of Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks is located at Friendly Beaches.