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Travel Blogs from Swansea
Tassie might only be little, but boy there is a lot to see down here. We're slowly making our way around the island and are now halfway up the east coast sitting here at Coles Bay in the Freycinet National Park. We've booked to come back to the mainland on the 2nd May so we've only got one month to go down here. How are we ever going to fit everything in!
We caught the ferry over to Bruny Island one day, specifically to see ...
... br> stopped and watched for a while and were amazed to see that their machinery
does just about everything. Whilst it is
controversial, especially in Tasmania, it was amazing to watch.
The walk we had to undertake to view Mathinna Falls took me
way out of my comfort zone and I have to say I was not really keen on that
one. No Goannas came out to haunt me,
but we did encounter a big black snake on our return. I didn’t see it ...
... camp we stopped off in Bicheno to get the kids an ice cream from the 'Cheapest in Tassie' place to buy ice creams. They were $1.80/ea. Not bad, but not the fresh fruit ice creams that we had been having.
Back at camp we did some packing up before heading to The Horny Cray to get some fish & chips for dinner (lunch for the adults who had had nothing). Then over to the park to eat them.
Moving day again. The Reynolds Family moved onto Swansea, the Klein Family went back to Launceston for the night to drop off Jake and Amy to catch a flight back to Melb.
After packing up we left Cosy Corner North at 9.30am (the Kleins had already left for Launceston). We stopped in St Helens for a pie for breakfast then made the 1 1/2 hour drive to our next destination of Swansea. Driving along ...
... of pristine beach were many lagoons between the road and the beach.
We managed to complete a five klm walk along this beautiful coastline and learnt that during the months December, January & February it is extremely difficult to find a spot to camp.
Bicheno is just down the road and is a small town known as the gateway to the Freycinet ...