Saffire is set on a sandy coastline near Coles Bay, just north of the Freycinet Peninsula, a national park in south-east Tasmania which is home to famous Wineglass Bay.
- Planes Major domestic airlines offer regular flights to Tasmania's capital Hobart International Airport (www.hobartairprt.com.au), on the south of the island. From there it's a two and a half-hour drive north to Saffire (leave three to be on the safe side). Saffire has an exclusive lounge at Hobart airport, so guests get the luxe treatment from the moment they step off the plane. You can also fly into northern Launceston Airport (www.launcestonairport.com.au) from Australian destinations, also a two and a half-hour drive to the hotel.
- Automobiles From Hobart take the Tasman Highway (A3) to Sorell, then continue up the east coast through Orford and Swansea. A little further north bear right at the Coles Bay turnoff (C302). Saffire is 25 kilometres along Coles Bay Road on your right. If you're arriving from Launceston, take the Midland Highway (A1) to Campbell Town, and turn left onto the B34 towards Lake Leake until you reach the Tasman Highway (A3). Turn left and head north up the coast for about 10 kilometres until the Coles Bay turnoff (C302). From there Saffire in on your right about 25 kilometres down Coles Bay Road. From the nearest town of Bicheno, it's 25 minutes' drive south to Saffire. Valet parking is free at the hotel. Be wary as driving at night, especially around dawn or dusk, can be hazardous as wildlife may roam onto the roads.
- Others For details of helicopter, fixed-wing aircraft or charter boat transfers, consult the hotel.
Saffire 2352 Coles Bay Road, Freycinet Peninsula, Tasmania 7215