The historic township of Swansea overlooks Great Oyster Bay and the beautiful Freycinet National Park. Swansea is about 90-minutes’ drive (134 kilometres/83.7 miles) from Hobart and approximately the same driving distance from Launceston (135 kilometres/84.3 miles).
Take a self-guided historic walk of Swansea past Schouten House, Meredith House and Morris's General Store. You can learn about leather staining at the Swansea Bark Mill and Tavern. Look out for the quirky profile of Spiky Bridge, just outside town on the northern side.
Sample Swansea's fresh harvests from land and sea, part of the east coast experience - indulge in oysters, walnuts, olives, berries, wines and, of course, fish.
Wander the many beaches and bays in and around Swansea, and stop by lookouts over picturesque coastline.
Swansea has a wide variety of accommodation including motels, hotels and serviced apartments.