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Travel Activities for the East Coast of Tasmania

Wether you wish to keep your feet on dry land, speed the pace up a little, take to the skies or venture out onto the calm ocean waters, there are numerous activities for you to fill up your days with when holidaying along the Tasmanian East Coast. Loaded with wildlife, brimming with water sports, the chance to experience adventure and thrills like never before or simply slow the pace down and soak up the atmosphere, the Tasmania East Coast is an attractive holiday spot for all tourist and travellers and has a wide range of fantastic accommodation.

Find here every type of water activity that you can possibly think of from swimming in summer to ocean kayaking and canoeing with the kids or even beach fishing, snorkelling and diving. There are charters departing from the main ports along the Tasmanian East Coast such as Orford, Bicheno and St Helen’s where you will be able to do some wonderful dives and snorkelling. The East Coast is known for its aqua blue waters, white sand beaches, stunning lookouts and fringing islands that lie just off shore! Coles Bay has excellent diving and boating all year round where St Mary’s is somewhere amazing views is just the beginning or perhaps when stopping in at Triabunna you might like to throw a line in or take the ferry across to Maria Island for the day. Flinders Island is an attractions not to be missed with its dramatic scenery and wildlife and while passing through Swansea stop to discover its secrets as well.

From boating to diving, game fishing to beach snorkelling in protected bays and coves there are plenty water activities to take up while holiday along the Tasmanian East Coast. Straight and fresh from the sea sample some local delicacies with a dining experience to remember, do some shopping while passing through one of the towns, stop at a local cafe or have a picnic down by the beach. Take leisurely walks along secluded beaches, set out for a day of hiking on one of the walking tracks that wind their way through the National Parks within the region or do some wildlife spotting with the kids. Dive under waterfalls, be amazed by the inspiring natural beauty present on all of the walks or set out for nocturnal night walk with a range guide.

You can go quad biking along the beach, mountain biking through parks, abseiling down a mountain cliff or join one of the many daily tours that take you to numerous destination. Visit Port Arthur for the day, visit a cellar door to see what wines you can purchase, play a round of golf with friends and family or wander through one of the botanical gardens within the region. You can take your time, get the blood pumping or set out on many family friendly activities, depending on what you are after.

Wether you are after health and well being, food and wine, family fun, water sports, a trip to the day spa, outdoor entertainment, indoor entertainment, shopping or a taste of the history and heritage that surrounds the Tasmania East Coast, there are an abundance of activities that you can look forward to when holidaying along this beautiful stretch of coastline.