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Bicheno, Tasmania
East Coast Escape

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Bicheno is a quiet seaside resort town on Tasmania's east coast which is known for its safe beaches, interesting coastal and hinterland walks, its distinctive red lichen on granite outcrops and its impressive blowholes.

Fishing and tourism are the economic forces driving the town with the local fishing fleet bringing in good hauls of rock lobster, abalone, salmon, mackerel, cod and trevally.

Bicheno is located on Tasmania's east coast 178 km north east of Hobart and 159 km south east of Launceston.

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Seaview Holiday Park, Bicheno
29 Banksia St, Bicheno TAS 7215
Phone: (03) 6375 1247

Seaview Holiday Park is setin a bush setting with outstanding views of Waubs Bay and coastal scenery.

The holiday park offers private self contained accommodation, backpacker and camping options within 1 km of Bicheno town centre.

Located just 33 km from Swansea and 28 km from Freycinet National Park, Seaview Holiday Park is an ideal base for exploring the local area.

Bicheno East Coast Holiday Park
4 Champ St, Bicheno
(03) 6375 1999

Welcome to our Holiday website
Bicheno East Coast Holiday Park is located in the centre of the sunny seaside town of Bicheno, opposite the beach and shops, and only a short walk to the town's many restaurants.
The park offers guests a modern amenities block, laundry, children's playground, barbecue area, camp kitchen/rec room - complete with table tennis table and TV, general park facilities and off street car parking.

Bicheno Caravan Park & Take Away Foods
52 Burgess St, Bicheno
0406 221 758

Bicheno Caravan Park provides self-contained cabins and powered camp sites on Tasmania’s east coast at Bicheno.

The self-contained cabins can accommodate up to five guests and have two separate bedrooms. There are onsite caravans also available, sleeping up to six guests.

Powered and unpowered camp sites are suitable for tents and caravans.

A convenient amenities block has showers and toilets as well as laundry facilities and there is an outdoor barbecue area and ample space for children to play.

The Douglas camping Ground
Tasman Hwy, Bicheno TAS 7215
(03) 6375 1164
-41.780595 Lng: 148.269613

This paid campground offers drinking water and swimming.

It is accessible to RVs, camper trailers and caravans and is dog friendly. Camping in tents is allowed. You must book in advance.

"The Douglas" offers unique accommodation in a rural setting, bordering the ocean and the Douglas Apsley National Park and only 10 minutes from Bicheno on Tasmania's East Coast.

Self contained camping is available in 10 acres of natural surrounds. There is plenty of car parking space, and pets are welcome if kept under control.

This area is a walkers paradise. There are short or long beach walks, and for the keen bush walker there are many options, including a two day walk in the National Park. For surfers, there's a fantastic right hand break on the reef when the surf is up... Come and enjoy!

Pondering Frog Cafe Campground
16494 Tasman Hwy, Bicheno
0412 631 299
-41.943546 Lng: 148.213313

The Pondering Frog Cafe Ice Creamery offers an Overnight Stop (donation box) for RV's that are fully self contained - Camping in tents is not permitted. .

It has a restroom with disabled and baby change areas available for cafe customer's convenience.

They are RV friendly – for caravans, motor homes, boats and buses to park.

There is a children's playground catering to all ages.


Visitor Information Centre
Bicheno Visitor Information Centre
41B Foster St, Bicheno

Toilet Facilities
Recreation Ground
Burgess Street, Bicheno
OPEN: 24 hours

5 Jetty Road, Bicheno
OPEN: 24 hours

Gulch Road, Bicheno
OPEN: 24 hours
More information

RV Dump Point
1 Foster Street, Bicheno
-41.875657, 148.310015

Police, ambulance and fire dial 000

Police Station
- non-emergency ph. 131 444
2 Champ St, Bicheno TAS 7215
Open 24 hours

Doctor/Medical Centre
Bicheno Medical Centre
94 Foster St, Bicheno TAS 7215
Closes 5PM
(03) 6375 1455

Bicheno Library
78 Burgess St, Bicheno
Closes 4PM
(03) 6387 5609

Real Estate For Sale
This (external) link will give you updated details of property for sale in and around Bicheno.


Please click on the 'Tassie Traveller' icon (left) for an exquisite, graphic description of Bicheno and surrounds.

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