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.
How To Get 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.