The Great Eastern Drive, Tasmania
Experience one of Australia’s great road trips. This journey will lead you to places and moments that you’ll never forget. From the white beaches of Tasmania’s east coast, to luscious food and wine, award-winning walks, and views that will take your breath away. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it when you just stop…and wander, along the Great Eastern Drive.
For Family Parks members there are two properties, each perfectly positioned at the ends of this drive. The Triabunna Cabin and Caravan Park is just five kilometres up the road from the “official”starting point of the Great Eastern Drive at Orford, and Hillcrest Tourist Park and Mini Mart is at St Helens, just a short drive from the Bay of Fires, the “official”end of this spectacular drive.
Both properties offer a range of accommodation. At Triabunna you can pitch a tent, bring a caravan or motor home, or stay in one of the five modern cabins with all the comforts of home. And for those looking for the best in creature comforts there is a choice of two ensuite apartments. The departure wharf for the Maria Island ferry is just a short walk from the park. There is no better place to start your Great Eastern Drive than the Triabunna Cabin and Caravan Park.
Hillcrest Tourist Park is situated along St Helens Point at the other end of this spectacular drive. The Hillcrest Tourist Park and Mini Market has something for everyone. Eight en-suite cabins accommodate families and couples There are also powered and un-powered sites with plenty of room for vans and tents. The convenience store has a selection of groceries, take-away, magazines, newspapers, postcards, stamps and, for our guests, a range of beer, wine and spirits. If fishing is on your mind there is bait, lures and rods. And to get you to the fish you can also get most of your vehicle and boating needs with petrol, diesel, oil, gas refills and gas bottle exchanges. Safe bay beaches are just a short walk with easy access to boat ramps, and awesome surf beaches, including the iconic Bay of Fires, are just a short drive. Hillcrest Tourist Park the is the perfect place to stay at the top end of Tasmania’s Great Eastern Drive.
For more information on Tasmania visit www.tasmaniantouristparks.com.au