The east coast of Tasmania is has the finest weather in the state and is often called "Tasmania's Suncoast".
The area boasts pristine sandy beaches, breathtaking ocean views, rainforests, famous national parks, superb food and delicious wines. Darlington convict settlement ruins is on Maria
Island. Freycinet National Park is home to the famous Freycinet Lodge.
The two largest towns on the east coast are St. Helens and Bicheno, both wonderful fishing
ports. Bicheno hosts a sealife park plus a bird life and animal park and has a little penguin rookery at Diamond Island Resort where you can take a Bicheno Penguin Tour. Swansea is
another town with well-preserved colonial buildings, churches and elegant Georgian guest houses.
There is a lot to do on the east coast from swimming, scuba diving, golf, horseback riding, cruising, fishing,
bushwalking, sea kayaking, rock climbing, and hiking to just watching the beautiful scenery.