Sandy Bay & South Hobart attractions

Top Choice Mountain in Sandy Bay & South Hobart

Kunanyi/Mt Wellington

Ribbed with its striking Organ Pipes cliffs, kunanyi/Mt Wellington (1271m) towers over Hobart like a benevolent overlord. The view from the top stretches over Hobart and much of the state's south, and the slopes are…
Top Choice Historic Site in Sandy Bay & South Hobart

Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

This World Heritage Site was where Hobart’s female convicts were incarcerated and put to work. Around 12,500 women were transported to Tasmania, and at its height the Cascades Female Factory held 1200 women – more c…
Top Choice Brewery in Sandy Bay & South Hobart

Cascade Brewery

Standing in startling, Gothic isolation next to the clean-running Hobart Rivulet, Australia’s oldest brewery (1824) is still pumping out superb beers. The daily one-hour tours involve plenty of history, with tasting…
Mountain in Sandy Bay & South Hobart

Mt Nelson

The Old Signal Station atop Mt Nelson (352m) provides immaculate views over Hobart and the Derwent River estuary. The Mt Nelson semaphore station (established 1811) was once the major link between Hobart and the Por…
Natural Feature in Sandy Bay & South Hobart

Lost World

A real local secret (not so secret now, eh?), Lost World is an amazing boulder field near the summit of Kunanyi/Mt Wellington, backed by a miniature version of the famous Organ Pipes dolerite cliffs below the summit…
Beach in Sandy Bay & South Hobart

Lower Sandy Bay Beach

This sweet little beach is a decent spot for a stroll or a dip on a hot afternoon: swim out to the pontoon and warm up in the sun before re-entering the chilly brine. The Hobart Twilight Market happens nearby.