Welcome to Bicheno
Bicheno is a family seaside holiday town with lots to see and do, good accommodation, excellent fishing and close to wildlife.
Located north of the Freycinet Peninsula, Bicheno sits on Tasmania's beautiful East Coast. Offshore, the Governor Island Marine Reserve has some of the best diving spots in Australia, with kelp-covered reefs and spectacular sponge gardens. This water wonderland can also be experienced by glass-bottomed boat
Bicheno, the jewel of the East Coast, is a picturesque town famous for its sandy beaches, mild climate and sunny weather. A very popular destination for holiday makers and retirees looking for their idyllic sea change.
Whatever you desire, Bicheno can offer you central accommodation to base your holiday on the warm and sunny Tasmanian East Coast. Conveniently located at the heart of the Great Eastern Drive
Bicheno has many attractions to entertain and enthuse visitors of all ages. See above for Attractions.
Bicheno has a supermarket, chemist, hotel, bakery, service station, Bendigo bank with a 24 hour ATM machine, numerous motels and restaurants, an extremely well stocked hardware store, a Post Office and a Newsagency with TattsLotto available, so all life's necessities are readily available.
Bicheno is famous for its mild climate. There are no winter frosts or fogs. The average rainfall is only 700mm per year. The hours of sunlight are amongst the highest in the world and the temperature fluctuates between 12 degrees in winter and 31 degrees in summer.
Bicheno is ideally located, taking under two hours drive from Launceston and just over 2 hours from Hobart.
Bus services are available to Launceston and Hobart (Tassielink and Callows Coaches.)
A community bus is also available.
Please note. Only Telstra and Optus mobiles work in Bicheno