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. Bicheno holiday accommodation has a wide range of accommodation for hire.
Bicheno has many attractions to entertain and enthuse visitors of all ages and is the best place to base your East Coast activities from.
Bicheno is ideally located, taking under two hours drive from Launceston and just over 2 hours from Hobart.
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.
High sunshine hours and favourable winter and summer temperatures are a perfect combination for producers of pip and stone fruit. Being the largest producing area of East Coast and the second largest producer of wine grapes.
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 full ANZ banking facilities, so all life's necessities are readily available.
Coach services are available to Launceston and Hobart. A community bus is also available. A school bus transports high school students to St Marys District High.