Stand on the unspoilt Long beach and see all the Hobart landmarks. In winter the snow capped Mount Wellington looms behind, ... More
Stand on the unspoilt 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 Derwent River. This is a wonderful beach to walk in the cooler months. Be soothed by the lapping of the waves and explore the tiny coves for oysters and mussels. In summer, the swimming is safe with a diving pontoon. Sandy Bay Sailing Club has its headquarters here, and this is an ideal vantage point for watching yachting activity on the river.
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 ...
Settled in the 1820s, the Bellerive Village area was originally called Kangaroo Bluff. It was from here that people and
goods were ferried across the river and in 1975, ferries again operated after the collapse of the Tasman Bridge ...
A row of beautifully renovated sandstone warehouses lines Hobart's historic waterfront . Built in the 1830s, they were centres for
trade and commerce. Recently they have been tastefully converted into stylish bars, art studios, book shops, boutiques, restaurants, jewelery ...
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