Bay of Fires, Tasmania’s Most Beautiful Beaches
Bay of Fires, According to Wikipedia, a local name for this bay is larapuna. But better known abroad with the name Bay of Fires or ‘bay fire’. With beautiful views of the bay is situated in the northeastern coast of Tasmania, one of the states of Australia.
Bay of Fires extends from Binalong Bay to Eddystone Point. The northern part of the bay is part of the Mount William National Park, while the south is a conservation area. The scenery is beautiful, with white sand, blue sea, and that makes it special is granite rocks along the coast were covered with bright orange color. When viewed up close will be seen that the orange color is a kind of lichen attached to the surface of the stone.
The bay got its name in 1773 from Captain Tobias Furneaux. Rocks on the shore of this bay are covered in orange color reminiscent of the captain will be a bonfire embers in one of the Aboriginal rituals that took place at a beach.
Now the Bay of Fires to be one of the prime tourist attractions of Tasmania over the past decades. According Visits St. Helen, in 2009, Lonely Planet was even named the Bay of Fire as the second best beach in the world.