Getting here is part of the adventure
The Freycinet Challenge is held on the stunning Freycinet Peninsula at Coles Bay, which is on the East Coast of Tasmania, Australia's southern island state. You can travel by road to Coles Bay within 2-3 hours from all the major cities in Tasmania.
Driving from Hobart to Coles Bay
Hobart is the capital city of Tasmania and is located in the south of the island state. All the major airlines operate direct flights to Hobart from Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. Driving a car to Coles Bay from Hobart airport takes about 2.5 hours (180 kilometres).
Driving from Launceston to Coles Bay
Launceston is the second largest city and is located in the north of Tasmania. All the major airlines operate direct flights to Launceston from Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. Driving a car to Coles Bay from Launceston airport takes about 2 hours (160 kilometres).
Driving from Devonport to Coles Bay
If you want to bring your car to Tasmania, you can travel overnight from Melbourne on the Spirit of Tasmania. The ship docks in Devonport every day of the week. Driving a car to Coles Bay from Devonport takes about 3 hours (255 kilometres).