This gracious long-span bridge across the Derwent River estuary was opened on August 17, 1964. It links the city centre to ... More
This gracious long-span bridge across the Derwent River estuary was opened on August 17, 1964. It links the city centre to the eastern suburbs and all points on the north-east Coast. Being the only direct connection between the city centre and Hobart Airport, a drive across the bridge enables the visitor to glance up the beautiful river and down towards the sea. In 1975 a ship rammed the bridge causing its collapse and the loss of 12 lives. Ferries carried commuters until the bridge was rebuilt.
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 ...
Behind Hobart's historic waterfront is an open space where you can escape from some of the hustle and bustle of
Salamanca Place and sit back, enjoy a coffee and cake and watch the restful fountain. Local musicians often perform ...
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 ...
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