Head out from Freycinet Lodge on a 30-minute uphill hike past beautiful pink-granite outcrops to Wineglass Bay Lookout for breathtaking views. You can then head down to Wineglass Bay itself and back up again. The walk takes around 2 1/2 hours. A longer route takes you along the length of Hazards Beach, where you'll find plenty of shell middens -- seashell refuse heaps -- left behind by the Aborigines who once lived here. This walk takes 6 hours.

Tasmanian Expeditions (tel. 1300/666 856 in Australia, or 03/6331 9000; www.tas-ex.com) offers a 3-day trip from Launceston and back that includes 2 nights in cabins at Coles Bay. The trip includes walks to Wineglass Bay and Mount Amor. It costs A$850 and departs on Wednesdays from October to June.

Not to be missed is a trip aboard Wineglass Bay Cruises' vessel Schouten Passage (tel. 03/6257 0355; www.wineglassbaycruises.com), which offers whale-watching between June and September, bay and game fishing, dolphin-watching, diving, scenic and marine wildlife cruises, and sunset cruises. Half-day cruises to Wineglass Bay cost A$120 per person.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.