In Hobart's early history, Sandy Bay was a half-mile stretch of orchards and gardens. Plans to develop a spa-hotel in the ... More
In Hobart's early history, Sandy Bay was a half-mile stretch of orchards and gardens. Plans to develop a spa-hotel in the 1880s at Lower Sandy Bay were never realized due to lack of funds but there was a renowned hotel at Wrest Point before the casino, the first in Australia, was built. Last century it was a traditional family outing to ride a tram and picnic on Long Beach . Today the Derwent River races, shopping and the beaches offer different entertainment.
Stand on the unspoiled Long Beach and see all the Hobart landmarks. In winter the snow capped Mount Wellington looms
behind, while the sweeping vista encompasses the Wrest Point tower, the Tasman Bridge and the eastern shore of the ...
Splash the day away, irrespective of the weather, in the balmy indoor environs of the Tattersalls Hobart Aquatic Centre. Small
children will love the whale slide and the water jets, which will keep them amused for hours. The Center ...
The Hobart Waterfront is coming back to life. Former warehouses and factories are now art and craft outlets, galleries and
restaurants. Brooke Street Pier and Victoria Docks, once home to trading ketches, whaling boats, tuna fleets and liners now ...