The Wineglass Bay Circuit and Hazards Beach Circuit is an 8 mi looped trail that starts and ends at the Wineglass car park in the Freycinet National Park, Tasmania.
The trail is graded as Medium, is well-marked and usually takes between 3 – 4 hours to complete. Take swimsuits, a picnic and plenty of water with you to break up the walk for young explorers. (For information on how we grade trails, please click here. Caution is advised on trail times as this depends on multiple variables. For more info, click here.)
With a total elevation gain of 1231 ft, this breath-taking walking trail a family-friendly choice being reasonably flat except for the steep descent from the Wineglass Bay Lookout via steps and a paved path to Wineglass Bay. The rest of the trail consists of rocky terrain, beach walking and bush as the trail leads you inland through a stunning, She-Oak and Coastal Gum forest, over a boardwalk and dune to reach Hazards Beach – the perfect spot for swim!
After Hazards Beach walk along the waters edge or traverse the sandy beach, following the track that eventually leads you back to the car park.
A park entrance fees applies and dogs are not permitted into the park which can become very busy during the peak summer holiday season so plan to arrive early if you want to get a parking spot.