What
  • Campgrounds
  • Caravan Parks
  • Glamping
  • Private Camping
  • RV Friendly
Where

Mayfield Bay Coastal Reserve is a very popular campsite on the beautiful East Coast of Tasmania close to Swansea, being a conservation area and only 15-minutes drive from Swansea. Mayfield Bay is free to camp and will take you app. 90 minutes if driving from Hobart. Camping is free, however, donations are welcome and are used by the Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Service to maintain this fantastic coastal campground. In addition to great camping, Mayfield Bay’s sandy beaches and coastal area offer excellent fishing, swimming, surfing and diving plus spectacular 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 – all sites are non-powered and are suitable for tents, campervans, caravans, motorhomes and camper-trailers. Mayfield Bay Coastal Reserve free camping is a popular option to break the journey along the east coast when driving north to St. Helens, Scamander and Bicheno or south to Triabunna, Little Swanport, Orford, Sorell, Eaglehawk Neck, Port Arthur or Hobart. A little further north from the Mayfield Bay free camping area Swansea you will find a convict built Spiky Bridge, being a popular tourist attraction in this part of Tassie. This unusual bridge was built in the 1840s by a convict road gang, using local fieldstone placed vertically along the parapet, giving the bridge a spiky appearance. It is believed the spikes were designed to prevent cattle falling over the sides.  Interpretation signs provide information about the nearby Rocky Hills Probation Outstation convict ruins. At Mayfield Bay there is also a boat ramp if you are into fishing. Dogs OK, but must be on a lead at all times.

Features

Additional Details

  • Bookings Accepted:No
  • Dump Point:No
  • Suitable For:Tents, Caravans, Camper Trailer, Campervan, Motorhome, Big Rigs
  • Laundry:No
  • Dogs Allowed:Yes
Show all
  • Region of Tasmania:North-East
  • Nearest-Town:Swansea
  • Campground Name:Mayfield Bay

Rate us and Write a Review

Your Rating for this listing

angry
crying
sleeping
smily
cool
Browse

Your review is recommended to be at least 140 characters long

Show all timings
  • Saturday24 hours open
  • Sunday24 hours open
  • Monday24 hours open
  • Tuesday24 hours open
  • Wednesday24 hours open
  • Thursday24 hours open
  • Friday24 hours open