Swansea is about ninety mins drive from Launceston or Hobart. Freycinet National park or the Great Oyster Bay is where the city people can spend their time. There are many buildings to be seen in this quiet place. Bike riding or canoeing makes the people enthusiastic. Kates berry farm has fertile vines.
Salamanca Place: The warehouses are converted into gourmet restaurants, bars, and galleries. WarehousesConvicts built warehouses with sandstone. These warehouses were store places of timber, fruits, wool, and whale products. Many industries were preparing whale products. Many cauldrons were used to boil whale oil. As the production of fruits increased slowly, the warehouses were turned into jam and tinned fruit industries.
Salamanca Place has a public square where cultural programs take place. There are boutiques, fine dining, and art shops. There are writers and film festivals in Salamanca square, dance and music concerts, and art exhibitions.
Some galleries sell sculptures, textiles, glassworks, artificial jewelry, photography, wood sculpture, and paintings. It is the place where the tourists buy some souvenirs of Australia.
There are hundreds of stalls in the market of Salamanca. There are antiques, fashion, and crafts sold here. It is nice to taste some local treats. There are many bars and restaurants where cocktails are sold. Tasmanian Seafood is also served in these restaurants—live dance and music in the courtyard on Fridays.
Salamanca Place is in the heart of Hobart. It is between Princes Park and Parliament Square. There is a lot of parking place for vehicles. Hobart Hopper bus service is there on Saturdays as there are no vehicles allowed on that day.
Constitution Dock: Here, the colonial buildings have been turned into galleries. Restaurants are serving fresh Seafood. Some visitors come here to watch the Yacht race. There are warehouses which were storing wool, grain, and whale oil. But now, the warehouses are converted into galleries and restaurants. There are distilleries where you can taste sample whisky.
Visitors can book to walk around the harbor. St.Davids Park was a burial ground in the past. Monuments in the park are still retained. Tasmanian museum and art gallery is nearby where lots of visitors come every day. Try some of the Seafood in the restaurants—many fishermen with fresh catches. Constitution Dock is southeast of Sullivan’s Cove. It takes about five minutes from City Center.
Freycinet National park has a lot of sightseeing. There is a guide which gives a lot of information about the national park.
Rottnest Island: There are a lot of beaches and bays on this Island. It is about 19 km from Freemantle by ferry. This Island is segregated, and we feel abandoned here. There is a lot of waves at Salmon Bay. There is a lot of booking in summer, and it is necessary to book in advance at this time.
Blacksmiths Beach: This is one of the patrolled beaches. It stretches for about nine miles. There are many families visiting here as the beach is safe for swimming. There is a break wall where cyclists, walkers, and fishermen are found. Belmont Surf’s life-saving club is found here.
Catherine Hill Bay is famous for swimming, surfing, and fishing. The bay is untouched and thus not developed much. This beach is patrolled in the warm months.
Coastal Walking Track: There is only walking on this track. Ocean waves and views can be watched. During winter, there are whales to be protected. There is a lot of wildflowers on the path.
Pelican Beach Lookout: This is near Pelican Beach. Visitors are fishing on the beach here. People are looking out for the waves for surfing. In winter, there are many whales here worth watching. On the beach, also there is a lot of shells to be collected. There are two walking trails, the Red gun trial and the Lillypilly loop trial.
Wallarah National Park: This is located between Caves Beach and Catherine bay. There are a lot of trials where the visitors can explore. There are steep and loose gravel roads to be dug. There are toilets, barbecue areas, and cafes. Pets are prohibited in this area. They can do a lot of walking, and nature can be watched.