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Sandy Bay, Hobart

(4.1/5 based on 160+ 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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  • Great place for a walk on the Derwent river edge. We visited the local shops to see what is on offer here. Discovered some really eclectic jewellery shops for a good browse. Yacht clubs and yachts eve...  more »
  • Great place to live or visit. Next to the river and close to city. Lots of food places and quite a few shops.  more »
  • Beautiful drive here from Battery Point and get a spectacular view from here of the River Derwent and the Wrest point casino is right here !  more »