Towns in Australia

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Swansea TAS


Postcode: 7190

Swansea, Tasmania is a town located in the center of Tasmania’s east coast, on the northwest shore of Great Oyster Bay and overlooking Freycinet National Park.

A delightful historic town that overlooks Great Oyster Bay, about halfway up the east coast. There are lots of lovely beaches, bays and rivers and if you want a change from sunbathing, swimming and fishing you can take yourself on a local tour.

There are the old saltworks ruins, the very unusual Spiky Bridge, vineyards where you can taste and buy, Nine Mile Beach that forms the southern edge of Moulting Lagoon.

Visit the Swansea Bark Mill and East Coast Museum and learn about life and work in the early European settlement. Back in Swansea have a coffee and a homemade cake and watch the boats on the bay – so relaxing!

Swansea is located 134 km from Hobart, and is 43 km from Bicheno 50 km from Triabunna.

Swansea, Tasmania population

According to the 2021 census, the town’s population was 997 people.