White Sands Estate East Coast Tasmania
A secluded beach, quality family fun.
The beaches on the East Coast of Tasmania stretch for many secluded Kilometres between Bicheno and St Helens. Right on the ocean, situated midway between the two towns is the White Sands Estate, an 80 hectare (200 acre) family resort that will make a great base for your Tasmanian Holiday.
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All Twenty-three 2 bedroom villas have ocean views, as do the 3 bedroom villas. A 5 bedroom lodge is also available. Secluded beach and rocky coastlines are a part of the Estate. Each villa has a full kitchen and are separate buildings, each with its own carport and sundeck. Villas come in Standard (3 star), Modern (3.5 star) and Deluxe (4 star) configurations.
Facilities and activities.
The 6 hectare (15 acre) lake is stocked with trout and the natural environment attracts a lot of wildlife. Two restaurants and a micro brewery / bar present great dining experiences on site and use the freshest locally sourced fish, beef, seafood and ingredients. Spend the day relaxing on the beach, launch the boat from the private boat ramp, use the outdoor heated pool or the tennis courts, or cook your own food on the BBQ facilities.
How to get to White Sands Estate.
White Sands Estate is located at Iron House Point, approximately 30 minutes drive south of St Helens, and about 30 minutes north of Bicheno. It is about 1 1/12 hours drive from Launceston and 2 1/2 hours drive from Hobart. If driving south from St Helens on the A3 Tasman Highway, watch for the Falmouth turnoff to the left and then drive 9 Kms and watch for the signs showing White Sands on the left. Driving north from Bicheno on the A3 Tasman Highway, pass the A4 elephant Pass Road to St Marys at Chain of Lagoons, and drive 11 Kms further, watching for the signs and turnoff to the right.
Nearby National Parks.
Freycinet National Park is about one hour's drive to the south of White Sands Estate. The Douglas Apsley national Park is just to the north of Bicheno, just 30 minutes drive south of White Sands. From its deep river gorges and waterfalls to its dolerite capped plateau; from dry eucalypt forest and colourful heathlands to pockets of rainforest, Douglas-Apsley National Park is a place of surprising contrasts. This park is one of the few that conserve the diverse wealth of dry sclerophyll forest plants found on the east coast of Tasmania. The crystal clear waters that run through the park are a welcome sight on a hot summer's day.
Whether you want a quick picnic by a tranquil stream, a rugged walk through forest and gorge, or a place to study rare plants and animals, Douglas-Apsley can provide it for you.The Apsley Waterhole, at the southern end of the the park, is reached by taking the Rosedale Road off the Tasman Highway (A3) about 3km north of Bicheno. Thompsons Marshes, at the northern end of the park, are reached by turning west off the Tasman Highway about 24km north of Bicheno. Take the gravel Forestry 'E' Road for 4 1/2km to a sign-posted junction, taking the left fork. Continue just over 1 km on the E4 road, take the right fork and travel 500m to the carpark.