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Sandy Bay, Hobart

Sandy Bay - Hobart, Australia
Sandy Bay
Sandy Bay, Hobart, TAS 7005Map
+61 3 6238 2711(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Sandy Bay
Overview

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.

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