Binalong Bay - TAS



DEG: -41.248989 148.312149
DMS: 41º 14' 56.36" S 148º 18' 43.74" E
UTM: 55 G 5432772mN 609939mE
Altitude: 8.75m


Place Type

Population - Town


198.83kms NorthEast of Hobart - Driving 263 km (3 hours 19 mins)
477.76kms SouthEast of Melbourne - Driving 710 km (23 hours 43 mins)

Address & Contact

12 Main Rd
Binalong Bay TAS 7216
Phone: N/A


Binalong Bay is up there with Tasmania’s best beaches, offering hourglass-fine white sand, azure blue waters and granite rocks - which are speckled with orange lichen that gives the view an attractive glow. These rocks are nicely rounded and protrude above the water on low tides - a photographer’s delight! Binalong Bay also offers an array of accommodation, fishing and diving facilities, and a general store and cafe.

It is the southern end of the Bay of Fires which runs all the way from Binalong Bay to Eddystone Point. That is 61 km by road but probably about 35 km in a strait line. The southern headland is formed by huge boulders with many smaller boulders surrounding them. Their unique feature is patches of rusty coloured lichen that stands out against the brownie grey of the granite.

The bay was named by Captain Tobias Furneaux in 1773, because of the many fires that he observed along that strip of coast.

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Closest Weather Station

St Helens at 20/07:30pm EST
Distance from Binalong Bay 10.28km S
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Closest Climatic Station

St Helens Aerodrome
Distance from Binalong Bay 10.28km S
Mean Max. °C22.721.820.818.416.013.913.514.315.917.319.321.0
Mean Min. °C13.213.311.
Mean Rain mm50.764.

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