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Picnic Island, Coles Bay

Style: Naturally Beautiful  

A private island surrounded by natural beauty and local art within the Freycinet National Park.

What we love:

  • Stunning views of the Hazards granite peaks
  • Mel Hills and Dane Chisholm's eclectic works of art are featured indoors
  • Various species of birds call Picnic Island home

In the know:

  • Fish for flathead or collect mussels off the rocks, you can even dive for abalone!
  • Water taxi transfer to the island and back is included
  • It is believed that local aborigines used the island for fishing

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Picnic Island, Coles Bay

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Arrival Time: 15:00 | Departure Time: 10:00

Get your family and friends together for a unique experience on your very own private island situated within the Freycinet National Park. The island is surrounded by pink granite peaks and only moments from Wineglass Bay.

This copper clad retreat was designed by local architect, John Latham. It has five double rooms with king size beds which can be split into two singles if required.

The retreat’s furniture and fit out has been pieced together by a team of local craftsman including award winning designer, Jackson Wells. It also features Mel Hills and Dane Chisolm’s works of art which were inspired by the local environment.

Seals and dolphins regularly visit the island, you may even spot a whale if you are lucky!

Once you arrive in Coles Bay, you will be transported to the island which is less than 10 minutes from the mainland. You can also be picked up throughout your stay, should you want to go for a hike or visit the local pub (additional charges apply). 

Picnic Island is the perfect place to lose yourself in the natural beauty of Tasmania.

Facilities

  • Balcony
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator – full
  • Fireplace
  • Heater
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Linen provided

Directions

Two hour and 35 minute drive from Hobart. 50 minute drive from Swansea. 

Cancellation Policy

There is a strict no cancellation policy at Picnic Island. Cancellations will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the accommodation total.

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Room Configuration: Five Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 10

Picnic Island

Picnic Island includes five bedrooms, each with king beds (which can be split into two singles if requested at time of booking). One bathroom available. The lodge has a fireplace, sound system, games, outdoor decking and barbeque. Ironing facilities are also available. The kitchen offers an oven, stovetop, fridge, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, crockery/utensils. This rate also covers the cost of your water taxi trip there and back, with Freycinet Adventures in this price. Please note, this property is unable to accommodate pets.

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