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Sandy Bay, Hobart
(4/5 based on 140 reviews on the web)
Known as one of the city’s most prestigious areas, Sandy Bay faces the Derwent River and features several popular beaches. The area is dotted with quaint houses and small shops selling a variety of locally-made products. You can also take advantage of a number of playground areas, set up specifically for families with small children. Spend some relaxing time walking along the water, and enjoy picturesque views of boats as they come and go. The bay is accessible from Battery Point by a popular sculpture-walk, which features artwork based on the history of the region, as well as numerous peaceful picnic spots where you can rest and reflect. Before you head to Hobart, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hobart tourist route planner, to make sure you see all that Hobart has to offer, including Sandy Bay.
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  • Delightful suburb, with plenty of eateries, shops and river walks. Plenty of accommodation and good bus service into the city. 
  • Visited after spending the morning at Salamanca Markets. A lot of shops were closed or closing by 3pm. 
  • We stayed in Sandy Bay over night and it was lovely, great water views and shops to visit. A very pretty area and close to the Salamanca Market.