Mayfield Beach Camping

Free Camping Mayfield Beach Swansea East Coast Tasmania

Mayfield Bay Coastal Reserve is a small conservation area app. 15 minutes drive south of Swansea on the East Coast of Tasmania. Mayfield Beach free camping Swansea is approximately 90 minutes northeast of Hobart. Mayfield Bay’s sandy beach and coastal area offer excellent free camping, fishing, swimming, surfing and diving in addition to the beautiful views across Great Oyster Bay to the Freycinet Peninsula. The reserve has shade and toilet facilities but you will need to bring your own drinking water and camping gear. Mayfield Bay Coastal Reserve free camping Swansea is a great spot to break your journey along the east coast north to St. Helens, Scamander, and Bicheno or south to Triabunna, Little Swanport, Orford, Sorell, and South East Tasmania or Hobart. A little further north from the Mayfield Bay free camping area Swansea you will find the convict-built Spiky Bridge. This unusual bridge was built in the 1840s by a convict road gang. The bridge was built from local fieldstone with them placed vertically along the parapet, giving the bridge a spiky appearance. It has been claimed that the spikes were designed to prevent cattle from falling over the sides; interpretation signs will give you some good information about the nearby Rocky Hills Probation Outstation convict ruins. There is ample room for large motorhomes, caravans, campervans, camper trailers, and other big rigs. For fishermen, there is a boat ramp nearby. There is also an excellent beach with good fishing, snorkeling, and diving opportunities. Campers must bring their own firewood and drinking water; the nearest town for food and other supplies is Swansea to the North and Orford to the South.  See also: Camping Friendly Beaches: Camping Little Swanport: Gumleaves Resort: Camping Douglas Apsley: Camping River & Rocks: Camping Wineglass Bay: Camping Friendly Beaches:

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