Coles Bay YHA
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Clean, but not the best hostel I've ever been. And still very expensive!
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Ik wordt opgepikt door Steve, een grappige, prettig gestoorde gids. We zijn met 16, waarvan de meesten zaterdag al gestart zijn met een deel van hun trip. Zij doen een 7-daagse trip vanuit Hobart, en wij reizen de laatste 4 dagen hiervan mee met hen. Onze eerste stop is Cataract Gorge. Dit heb ik zelf gisteren al bezocht dus daar heb ik dan 2x van …
... birds we found.
We began the walk through the lush forests of the Freycinet peninsula, following closely behind our guide. He would often stop and point out the variety of birds surrounding us. We got to see the Yellow-nosed Albatross, the Chestnut Teal, the Australasian Bittern, the Sooty Oystercatcher and the Beautiful Firetail among so many others.
Our guide told us that the Beautiful Firetail, of which we saw many of, are a type of bird with ...
... to Wine Glass Bay lookout. We thought this was going to be a short walk so Steph and Tane came with me, however discovered along the way that it wasn't going to be. Jeff went by himself the rest of the way and it was quite steep and long. It ended up being about a 6km return walk. The views were stunning and totally worth it.
We took it easy that night after that!
We eventually got onto solid ground at 7.30am and headed to the golden arches……McDonald's for breakfast, not an auspicious start in an Australian state that prides itself on the quality of its food but needs must! After some sustenance we headed west first stopping at Davenport foreshore to stretch our legs and then onto another deserted beach at Ulverstone where we went beach combing and picked up some lovely shells. Our next stop was Penguin, which ...
From the campground, it is only a short 5 minute drive to the start of the walking tracks. 1 and 1/2 hour return walk up 300 rocky steps and steep pathways is all worth the effort for the view at the top - looking out over beautiful Wineglass Bay.
We celebrated Shelby's birthday with a special lunch at the local Iluka Tavern with some new friends we had met in the very friendly campground. The girls were stoked they got to play with some ...