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Address: Lower Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
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+61 3 6238 2711

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Long Beach Sandy Bay

A great beach for families and the playground for the children is excellent - grandkids love going there.

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Swan Hill, Australia
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Hobart, Australia
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

If you want a beach to yourself - don't go here. If you want to swim in clean water - don't go here. short drive up the road is Taroona beach - incredibly clear water, cliffs and no bogans. Long beach is not worth it.

Thank WallStreetBanker2013
Swan Hill, Australia
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

A great beach for families and the playground for the children is excellent - grandkids love going there.

Thank turoar
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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic children's playground with lost of different things to do for all ages. Rotunda also there for picnic with shade or shelter. Convenient parking nearby

1 Thank Adrian C
Hobart, Australia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

All beaches are amazing and that includes this one. A popular little gem near Hobart CBD. Everybody enjoys a little stroll at a beach with ice-cream shops and an awesome pizza place and an amazing playground - right? My favourite part of our regular visits are the bit where we swim out to the pontoon. Urgently need a swim when... More 

Thank Aida M
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Popular beach area. Good eating area. Kid friendly park. Twilight market held every second Friday from 4pm - 8.30 pm during daylight saving time. Gourmet food and wine, craft beers, cider etc available. Very family friendly. Live music also played. Lovely place to be especially on warm evening

Thank trishee12
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

Grew up here and have reciently re visited : first question where has the beach gone ?? The jetty/ pier is also missing and the beach area near the yacht club is now almost non existent I lived here 40 years ago it is amazing what nature can do !

Thank Mike4610
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

It has better hosing and a great view over the Derwent River and a pleasant walk around the waterfront. Well worth a visit when in Hobart and probably one of the better places..

Thank Oldjack
Brisbane, Australia
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146 reviews
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

Lovely walking track along the foreshore from Nutmeg Beach, along Long Beach and around the point where historic Sentosa House is located. Pleasant parks and coffe shops at Lower Sandy Bay.

1 Thank Kyzyk
Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

I suppose that we shouldn't say too much or the secret will leak out...haha! Aren't we privileged to have such a special beach area to enjoy? Easy walking, cafés, good seafood restaurant, children's park and sports field - something for everyone - even a dog walking area. If you visit, please leave it as pristine as you found it!

Thank grimrater
Hobart, Australia
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

As a retired couple who love the outdoors, we just love this area of Sandy Bay. It has it all! Stunning views, beautiful grounds & gardens, a spectacular water feature, level walking paths in good condition, plentiful seating, shaded areas, & close by, the warm, casual elegance & delicious cuisine at the welcoming Beach House Café. For young families with... More 

1 Thank Eeeny-pup

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