Long Beach is located in Sandy Bay, an area widely regarded as walkable and family-friendly. You'll enjoy the flavorful finds for dining, drinking, and sitting at a café here. Outdoor settings, such as the mountains, beaches, and riverfront, attract many visitors. Book a hotel in the area, and use it as your home base for getting to Long Beach and seeing everything in and around Sandy Bay.
More to see near Long Beach
In addition to Long Beach, there's plenty more to see and do in Sandy Bay. You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. The local casinos will impress, as will other attractions.
Soak up some sun at Long Beach. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Mount Nelson Lookout, Franklin Square, and Caldew Park. A shopping trip to Salamanca Market and Eastlands Shopping Centre might be just what you need for some retail therapy. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Sullivans Cove, Mona Ferry Terminal, or Hobart Cruise Terminal.
For cultural attractions, head to Narryna Heritage Museum, Australian Army Museum Tasmania, and Markree House Museum and Garden. Some landmarks that can't be missed include St. George's Anglican Church, Salamanca Place, and St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Be sure to get some family photos at Hobart Aquatic Centre, Subantarctic Plant House, and Cadbury Chocolate Factory. A few of the area's most popular attractions are Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Cascade Brewery, and Mt. Wellington. You can also head to Wrest Point Casino, University of Tasmania, and Mawson's Huts Replica Museum.
Getting to Long Beach
Take a plane to Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.), located 9.3 miles (14.9 km) from Sandy Bay. It's the closest major airport to Long Beach. The local port is another option if arriving by water.