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Enjoy a stay in a pristine seaside holiday town. Fishing has been the life-blood of Bicheno with the fishing fleet landing good bounties of crayfish, abalone, scallops and trevally. Bicheno is also a popular tourist destination due to its mild climate and expanses of white sandy beaches.
Bicheno is a great place to base yourself if you’re planning to cruise up and down the east coast in a motorhome or campervan from AutoRent Hertz as it has plenty of caravan parks with modern facilities. Bicheno has a range of essential shops including a supermarket, chemist, bakery and service station.
If you get your timing right you can also catch the Bicheno Blow Hole in fine form or if you’re looking to chill out for an afternoon there are some fantastic vineyards just south of Bicheno on the road to Swansea.
Things to do in Bicheno
East Coast Nature World
150 acres of natural park lands and lagoons, interactive wildlife experience that’s wheelchair and pram friendly with a café. Located at 18356 Tasman Highway, Bicheno.
Douglas-Apsley National Park
Explore the deep river gorges and waterfalls of this national park, enjoy a relaxing picnic or take a walk through the rugged forest. A National Park Pass required see details below:
Bicheno Penguin Tours
Get up close and personal and experience the wonder of penguins in their natural habitat. No cameras allowed, tours operate from dusk – see website for details. Located in Bicheno town centre.
Bicheno Dive Tours
Offering one of the best temperate dive locations in the world this amazing underwater paradise is a must see for any avid diver. Located at 2 Scuba Ct, Bicheno.
Bicheno Campervan & Motorhome Parks
Bicheno Caravan Park & Take Away
Powered and un-powered sites are available for your rental motorhome or campervan. There’s also twin and family sized cabins if you’re in a rental car or wagon. Located at 52 Burgess St, Bicheno.
Bicheno East Coast Holiday Park
Powered sites are available if you’ve rented a motorhome or campervan. Cabins are also available for car hire renters. Located at 4 Champ St, Bicheno.
Big4 Bicheno Cabin Park
This park does not provide sites for campervans or motorhomes, however there is cabin accommodation if you’re in a rental car or wagon. Located at Tasman Highway (cnr Murray St), Bicheno.
Seaview Holiday Park
Powered and un-powered sites are available if you’ve rented a camper van or motorhome. There’s also self-contained studio and family rooms available for if you’re renting a car or wagon. Located at 29 Banksia St, Bicheno.
Drive Times & Distances to Bicheno
From Launceston: app. 2 hours – 160kms
From Hobart: app. 2 hours 25 minutes – 180kms
From Devonport: app. 2 hours 45 minutes – 240kms
Bicheno Visitor Information Centre
Address: 41B Foster St, Bicheno
Phone: 03 6375 1500
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