Big 4 Iluka on Freycinet Holiday Park Australia Coles Bay Caravan Park Freycinet Peninsula Camping

Big 4 Iluka on Freycinet Holiday Park is located in Coles Bay, a small town on the edge of Freycinet National Park at the top of Freycinet Peninsula on the east coast of Tasmania. Big 4’s Holiday Park has a ring of tent sites, several rows of cabins, a backpackers hostel, and a large area of powered sites for RVs and campervans. The holiday park sites on a hill within the coastal town, presenting views over a large area of Great Oyster Bay.

The holiday park is just a few kilometers from Freycinet National Park, where you’ll find short walks to Friendly Beaches and Cape Tourville and longer hikes to Hazards Beach and Wineglass Bay (considered one of Australia’s most beautiful beaches). The holiday park is close to town, with access to a couple small grocery markets, cafes and a tavern.

Coles Bay Big 4 Iluka on Freycinet Holiday Park
Tent sites at Big 4 Iluka on Freycinet Holiday Park

Both the powered and non-powered sites can be reserved by up to 6 people, with an oddly specific limit of just 4 adults or 4 children per site. The sites are spread out over dirt, grave, and grass. Whether you stay in a tent site or a powered site, there is access to well-equipped kitchens, dining, and barbecue areas. An amenities key is provided to guests to access the toilets and showers. There is also a playground inside the holiday park. Tent campers who don’t need as many amenities may prefer to stay at nearby Richardsons Beach Campground in Freycinet National Park (which also has 18 powered sites for campervans).

Big 4’s caravan park in Coles Bay offers non-powered sites, powered sites, and a variety of two-bedroom cabins. Big 4 members receive a 10% discount off of the rates for accomodations. You can also get the same discount if you rent a campervan from Maui, Mighty, or Britz. One Britz vehicle to consider is the Venturer 2-Berth Campervan. For reservations, call (03) 6257-0115 or (800) 786-512 or visit Big 4’s webpage for Big 4 Iluka on Freycinet Holiday Park.

Coles Bay Big 4 Iluka on Freycinet Holiday Park
A campervan site at Big 4 Iluka on Freycinet Holiday Park

Directions: Take Tasman Highway (A3) 11.3 kilometers south of Bicheno to Coles Bay Road (C302) and take this road southeast toward Coles Bay. After 26 kilometers, reach Coles Bay and turn right on Reserve Road, a short road that ends at the holiday park. Past Reserve Road, Coles Bay Road continues into Freycinet National Park, reaching the visitor center after another kilometer.

Address: Reserve Road, Coles Bay, TAS 7215, Australia
Coordinates: -42.12249, 148.284937 (42° 07′ 20.96″S 148° 17′ 05.77″E)

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