Things to See & Do


40km south of The Eastcoaster sits this beautiful valley surrounded by Tasmanian native forest.

Horse Riding Tas


A quaint little township just 22 minutes south from The Eastcoaster which is best known for the historic St John the Baptist Church and its beautiful stained-glass windows.

The Tas Bushland Garden

A small botanic garden concentrating in Tasmanian bushland natives.

Twamley Farm

Farm activities by appointment include farm wanderings amongst the historic buildings, fishing, mountain bike riding and more.


Just 3.5km south is the beachside hamlet of Orford laying at the mouth to the Prosser River and opposite Maria Island. Orford has stunning beaches, walking tracks, magnificent wines and now great whiskey!

Beautiful Beaches

Spring Bay Distillery

Darlington Vineyard


10 minutes north from The Eastcoaster you will find Triabunna nestled on the banks of Spring Bay, the same bay we overlook. This little township houses the best Visitor Information Centre on the coast and is the port to cruises and ferry to the neighbouring waters and Maria Island.

East Coast Cruises

Explore the waters (and wildlife) surrounding Maria Island and beyond.

Maria Island Ferry

Access Maria Island many times a day aboard their spectacular vessel.

National Parks Pass

Visit Maria Island.

Spring Bay Seafoods

The best mussels in the world!

The Fish Van

The fish and chip benchmark on the East Coast.


Just 45 minutes north, this pretty little village sits over Great Oyster Bay across to Coles Bay, Schouten Island and beyond. The convict history of the area is rich and the towns historic buildings are worth a stroll past.

The Spiky Bridge

Built in 1843 this curious little bridge is one of a kind. Why are the top bricks laid upright.

Kate’s Berry Farm

Food store/cafe.

Kelvendon Estate


Melshell Oyster Shed

Join Cassi in the Melshell Caravan for an oyster tasting, fresh from the waters alongside the van.

Milton Vineyard

Swansea Cycle Tours & Bike Hire

Bike tours around the area.

Tas Wild Seafood Adventures

Full and half day fishing charters with a great crew wanting to share their passion for the waters off the East Coast of Tasmania.


60 minutes north is the heart of the magnificent wine region on The Great Eastern Drive. This historic area was once rich in sheep farms, now vines outnumber sheep! The wines are some of the best in the country and a visit to these vineyards is a must.

Craigie Knowe Vineyard

Echo Festival

Seasonal event.

Gala Estate

Run by 7th generation sheep farmers, this vineyard is making some superb wines.

Spring Vale Vineyard

Devil’s Corner Vineyard

Freycinet Vineyard

One of the oldest vineyards on the East Coast, these vines produce the best Pinot Noir in the country.

Coles Bay

Drive further north 1.5 hours and you come upon the seaside village of Coles Bay that sits underneath the sheer pink granite mountains known as The Hazards. The scenery is spectacular and the wildlife is cheeky – it is a outdoor adventurer haven.

Pondering Frog Café

Food store/cafe.

All 4 Adventure Quad Bike Tours

Explore the area on the back of a ATV on a great guided tour.

Freycinet Challenge

Seasonal event.

Freycinet Marine Farm

The best in fresh, local seafood enjoyed on their deck or to take away.

Freycinet Paintball


Great Eastern Wine Weekend

Seasonal event.

Long Lunch Tour Co

Food tour.

Oyster Bay Tours


Wineglass Bay Cruises