Top Campsites Bay Of Fires

The Bay Of Fires is a world-renowned, spectacular region of Tasmania north of the small coastal town of St. Helens on Tasmania’s far north-east coast. At Bay Of Fires, you will find pristine white sandy beaches, sparkling blue water and granite tinged with orange lichen. Cosy Corner North is one of a number of popular camping sites at Bay Of Fires with many camping areas immediately nearby and to the south. Cosy Corner North is best accessed off The Gardens Road, app. 5.5ks along Binalong Bay Road. This spot is suitable for larger caravans, campervans, motorhomes and other big rigs. At Cosy Corner North you will find camping suitable for campervans and motorhomes. The camping locations are easily accessed by turning off Binalong Bay Road, where you will only travel app. 200 metres. Please note you must carry your own drinking water and firewood. Dogs are OK, but must be kept on leads and under control at all times – a ranger patrols the camping areas Bay Of Fires. There are excellent pit toilets at Cosy Corner North campground. Long walks on the beach, and beach fishing, are popular activities at Cosy Corner North.

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Policemans Point is located on Tasmania’s sunny East Coast, close to Ansons Bay, Binalong Bay and app. 39 kilometres from St Helens. It is accessed from road number C843, 5 kilometres to the East of Ansons Bay. To access from the Southern end, take the Ansons Bay Road (C843) for a distance of just over 34 kilometres. You will then see a sign with the turnoff to Policemans Point displayed. If you are accessing Policemans Point from the Northern end, you also take the C843 – Ansons Bay Road – for a distance of 3 kilometres to the west of Ansons Bay, and then for a further distance of 5 kms to where you will see signs to this camping area. There are no costs to camp at Policeman’s Point, and no bookings can be made. A National Parks pass is not required, and dogs un control at all times are OK. The Southern side of Policemans Point offers good protection in coastal scrub, noting weather in this area can be changeable and harsh at all times of the year. This camping area is suitable for small campervans, camper trailers and caravans however you must bring all food, water and amenities. Please note the roads into Policeman’s Point are all gravel, and you need to take care – especially with big rigs. Once at the campsite, there are excellent camping options both immediately near the water and a little further back with good shelter, and well grassed sites for tent camping. The toilets at Policeman’s Point are relatively new and very good. This site is very popular for fishing – extreme care should be taken if you are planning any water based activities at this campsite.

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Policeman’s Point is in the Bay of Fires Conservation area, but is further away than the more popular sites and therefore an alternative if you are looking to perhaps get away from the crowds that often inhabit Bay of Fires or looking for a slightly different Tasmanian camping experience. Camping Bay Of Fires – a world-renowned, picturesque region of Tasmania north of the small coastal town of St. Helens on the far north-east coast of Tassie. At Bay Of Fires, you will find white sandy beaches, clear blue water and granite tinged with orange lichen. Bay Of Fires was given its name by Captain Tobias Furneaux in 1773 when fires were observed being burned by Aboriginals on shore. The area is famous for the range of beach and water activities offered plus bird-watching and walking which are popular in this area. If you are lucky you may spot a pod of dolphins close to the beach. There is a conservation area at the southern accessible from St Helens. Here you will find camping grounds along a 13-kilometre section of road ending at private land known as The Gardens. Policemans Point is in the middle section of Bay of Fires.

Camping Moulting Bay, Humbug Nature Reserve Bay of Fires, close St Helens, Binalong Bay East Coast Tasmania, free campground pets OK. Great location for fishing, suits big rigs, tent camping with lots of shade and privacy, Features pit toilet only, otherwise, you must be fully self-sufficient. Moulting Bay is the first camping area you come to after leaving St Helens and heading North towards Binalong Bay. The Moulting Bay campground is not the most popular campsite in the Bay of Fires area, but one that we recommend as it can be less busy than other more popular sites in this region. At Moulting Bay campground there is access to boat-launching facilities, where you can go fishing in Georges Bay. Alternatively, you can spin or bait fish from the shore. Campers should be largely self-sufficient, carry your own water and firewood. To access Moulting Bay Campground, turn right off Binalong Bay Rd at the sign to Moulting Bay, which is located 7 km north of St Helens. The camping area is on a fairly good gravel access road to the right, 1 km from the turn-off. Humbug Point covers some 1600 Hectares and is a popular location for camping, bushwalking, fishing, bird watching and looking for wildlife. Humbug Point is on the northern side of Georges Bay, St Helens and features spectacular coastal woodland from sheltered Moulting Bay and pristine ocean beaches. In this region, there are options for safe swimming, fishing, boating and kayaking. Best Camping Bay of Fires

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