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Bay of Fires, Tasmania, AUSTRALIA

Bay of Fires, Tasmania, Australia

Discover a glorious combination of white beaches, blue water and orange color granite (produced by a lichen). It’s located on the northeastern coast of Tasmania Island. The name Bay of Fires was given by captain Tobias Furneaux, when he saw the fires of aboriginal people there.

  • By car. Take the road A3 (Tasman Hwy) to St. Helens. From there, the local C850 road to the Bay of Fires.
  • By public transport. Go to St. Helens by bus, Calows Bus has a regular service from Launceston and Bicheno. From there, it’s a 2-hours walk to Binalong Bay and Bay of Fires. You can take a tour as well.

Where To Stay

Camping. There are so many options that there’s no need of planning. But check this guide to know about their location and facilities.

Tips & Info

  • There are no shops north of St Helens. Bring you own food, petrol, water and firewood supply.
  • Tasmania is a nature lover’s paradise: almost half of the island is a reserve or national park. Perfect for hikings.
  • Take all rubbish away with you. Leave nothing but foodprints.
  • Explore Australia is a good source of information about campsites, trekkings and activities in Tasmania, and Australia in general.