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Bicheno Backpackers Hostel

Bicheno Backpackers Hostel offers clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation at Bicheno on Tasmania's East Coast. The hostel is located right in the centre of this seaside town. Accommodation varies from traditional bunkhouse to cosy private rooms with Ensuite and self contained units (Southrock Holiday Units). Base yourself with us for a few days and explore the attractions and beauty of the East Coast. Freycinet National Park, home to Wineglass Bay, is just a 30-minute drive away and Bicheno's very own Douglas Apsley National Park is right on the doorstep. Visit the local nature park, East Coast Natureworld, wineries and seafood restaurants. Take a ride on the glass-bottom boat or spot fairy penguins in the evening. Activities include surfing, fishing, cycling, kayaking, walking, diving (all year round) and whale watching (seasonal). All the facilities you would expect for a self-contained stay are provided. The Bicheno Backpackers Hostel is a small family-run accommodation centre that can offer you expert local knowledge and advice. Bicheno is just over a two-hour drive south-east of Launceston (174 km).

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Bicheno by the Bay

Bicheno by the Bay offers self-contained accommodation on Tasmania's stunning East Coast. Overlooking the Tasman Sea, sit back and enjoy the scenic view. There are 19 individual timber cottages ranging from one to four bedrooms. Each has their own fully-equipped kitchen, bathroom, separate bedrooms and living area. Each cottage also has a covered carport and a private deck. The main bedroom has a queen and the remaining rooms are mainly appointed with single beds. Depending on your needs the 'A frame' foreshore cottages are suitable for couples and the four bedroom accommodation will sleep up to nine. The mid-range cottages are ideal for a family or two. There are also four motel style rooms with guest laundry and a two room motel suite sleeping four. More than three acres of surrounding bushland is filled with eucalypts, acacias and native plants. Keep an eye out for local wildlife including possums, wallabies and yellow tailed black cockatoos. You are perfectly positioned to explore the Freycinet and Douglas Apsley National Parks. Stop by local wineries and choose a bottle to enjoy on your deck at the end of the day. Bicheno is just over a two-hour drive south-east of Launceston (174 kilometres).

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Bicheno Cabin Park

Bicheno Cabin Park offers 18 self-contained ensuite cabins at Bicheno, on Tasmania's picturesque east coast. They offer different types of ensuite cabins. Choose from the Deluxe, Standard or Two to Three Bedroom Cottages. All cabins are non-smoking and some have air conditioning. The main bed is made for guests and linen for bunks is supplied. Each cabin has cooking facilities (cooktop or full stove) with microwave and refrigerator, heating and televisions. Cots and highchairs are available. There is a children's playground, guest laundry and free barbecues. They are only 500 metres from Waubs Bay beach and 800 metres from the town centre. Book a penguin tour or wander along the foreshore walk on dusk to spot little penguins. Visit the Blowhole, East Coast Natureworld, local wineries, or Freycinet National Park, where you will find magnificent Wineglass Bay. Bicheno is just over a two-hour drive from Hobart (178 kilometres) or Launceston (170 kilometres).

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Bicheno East Coast Holiday Park

Bicheno East Coast Caravan Park is located on Tasmania's stunning East Coast in central Bicheno. There are one and two bedroom self-contained cabins and apartments available at the park. This accommodation includes private bathrooms, cooking facilities with microwave oven, fridge, cook-top, television, heaters, linen and blankets. Studio apartments can accommodate up to four guests and the other apartments can sleep up to six. Cabins are well suited to four or five occupants. Tent camp sites and serviced camp sites suitable for caravans and campervans are also available. There is a modern amenities block, laundry, playground, camp kitchen, recreation room and barbecue area. Free Wi-Fi is available. You will be just a short walk from pristine beaches, local restaurants, cafes, and galleries. You can dive with the local dive centre, swim, surf or even charter a boat for some excellent coastal fishing. In the evening take a penguin tour where you can watch the fairy penguins come ashore to nest on the beach. From Bicheno you can explore national parks including nearby Douglas Apsley National Park and Freycinet National Park where you will find magnificent Wineglass Bay. The coastal town is just over a two-hour drive from Launceston (174 km).

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Bicheno Gaol Cottages

Bicheno Gaol Cottages provide three self-contained cottages in Bicheno on Tasmania's East Coast. Choose from The Gaol House, Old School House or Stables, each providing accommodation steeped in history. With modern facilities in all cottages including kitchens, you can enjoy the beaches and countryside in comfort. The Gaol House has thick stone walls with a hearty open fire. Period décor including brass and cast iron beds will take you back to another era. The Old School House is ideal for families and has disability access. Formerly an old primary school, the open layout has a queen bed downstairs and two twin beds on the mezzanine level. If you are seeking cosy accommodation for two, the stables are a delightful option with garden views from every window. An ideal honeymoon cottage. Wander the glistening beaches where fairy penguins nest or Freycinet National Park is just a 30-minute drive away. As the gateway to Freycinet and Douglas Apsley National Parks, Bicheno is just over a two-hour drive from Launceston (174 km).

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Bicheno on the Beach

Bicheno on the Beach is arguably the best located Beach House in Bicheno. On Redbill Beach which is just a few minutes walk away, the open-plan beach house sleeps six people is perfectly situated to drive or walk to Bicheno's best restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Enjoy the absolute waterfront and experience the fresh air and the breathtaking views which Tasmania's East Coast is renowned for. Exploring the nearby National Parks, surfing, fishing or just taking it easy is what life is at Bicheno on the Beach is all about. A tasteful luxury beach house including all linen and bedding to sleep 6 including a portable- cot. Well - appointed kitchen facilities are provided including a coffee machine, dishwasher and a microwave. The lounge area has Foxtel, DVD player and toys are there for younger guests.There is a large bath and separate shower. Enjoy the ambience of the wood heater or use the heat pump for convienence. The property also features Wi-Fi.

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BIG.SHED.HOUSE

BIG.SHED.HOUSE. A big old apple shed, lovingly converted into stunningly beautiful, luxurious, & completely self-contained accommodation, in the heart of Tasmania’s picturesque Huon Valley. Designed by Australian architect Sam Perversi-Brooks. Cosy up in front of the central fireplace with a glass of wine and a good book. Relax on the north facing deck, nestled amongst the tall open trees. Stay in bed, lounge or cook up a feast in the spacious surrounds. Bathe in the luxurious, open, light filled bathroom, or shower under the stars. With a wide-open uncluttered space, containing original 100-year-old hardwood flooring and a soaring cathedral ceiling, this bold conversion offers the discerning traveller a sophisticated and idyllic respite from city life. Completely private self-contained accommodation.

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BIG4 Iluka On Freycinet

The Big4 Iluka Holiday Centre offers cabin, hostel and camping accommodation on Tasmania's Freycinet Peninsula. Located at Coles Bay, the property is a two-and-a-half hour drive from Hobart (212 kilometres). The accommodation includes self-contained timber cabins overlooking Muir's beach and Great Oyster Bay. The open-plan cabins have a queen bed in the main bedroom and four bunk beds in the second bedroom. There is a fully-equipped kitchen, lounge, dining area, and bathroom and each cabin has a covered deck and carport. There are also two-bedroom Cosy Cabins with one double and two single bunk beds, a fully-equipped kitchen and bathroom. The backpackers' lodge has a choice of four-bed dormitory rooms, a family room and one double room. Sleeping sheets are provided. Powered and unpowered campsites and on-site vans are also available. Facilities include a communal bathroom, camp kitchen and children's playground. The Freycinet National Park is one kilometre from the village of Coles Bay. You can do a number of walks within the Park, including to world famous Wineglass Bay. Go sea kayaking, take a fishing tour or perhaps explore the coast from the air on a scenic flight.

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BIG4 Kelso Sands Holiday & Native Wildlife Park

Kelso Sands Holiday Park is a caravan and cabin park on the Tamar River, Northern Tasmania. Kelso Sands Holiday Park is set on almost 15 hectares (36 acres) of park-like grounds bordering the Narawntapu National Park. Kelso's range of accommodation includes self-contained three-bedroom family cottages accommodating up to nine guests and well-appointed two bedroom ensuite cabins sleeping up to six. The Park also offers powered and unpowered sites suitable for caravans, campervans, motor homes and tents. These grassy sites are sheltered by trees, some have concrete slabs and many are drive-through. There is a well-equipped camp kitchen, an amenities area with laundry and a kiosk. Take a dip in the swimming pool. Your children will love the play area with its giant jumping pillow, soccor or volleyball, basketball or build a sand castle. Walk through the Enchanted Forest with its wombat, and the visiting wildlife including wallabies, Tasmanian devils and eastern spotted quolls. Nearby attractions include Narawntapu National Park, river cruises, and Tamar Valley wineries. Kelso is a 45-minute drive north-west of Launceston (54 km) and a short drive north of Beauty Point, a one-hour drive from Launceston airport or a 55-minute drive from Spirit of Tasmania.

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BIG4 Launceston Holiday Park

BIG4 Launceston Holiday Park provides cabins, unpowered and powered site accommodation in Launceston, Northern Tasmania. Set on 16-acres of leafy grounds, being centrally located makes us a great base to explore Launceston and beyond. We have new fully self-contained villas, disabled accommodation and also budget style accommodation. Powered campervan sites and tent sites are available, some with panoramic city views. Facilities include newly refurbished amenities block, on-site laundry, free barbecue facilities, free Wi-Fi, jumping pillow and playground for the kids. BIG4 Launceston is ideally located just two km from the CBD. You are close to a range of attractions including the Cataract Gorge Reserve - take a chairlift ride on the world's longest single-span chairlift and enjoy the picturesque grounds below where the peacocks roam. Explore museums and art galleries, tour the Boags Brewery or explore City Park.

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