In the heart of the village and overlooking Jubilee beach, Amos House & Swansea Ocean Villas, are central to much of Tasmania’s natural and cultural heritage. Less than two hours drive from Launceston or Hobart, we offer a variety of quality accommodation to suit and provide convenience for each and every traveller. Amos House & Swansea Ocean Villas has it all for you.
The Bark Mill Tavern offers bistro meals and a bottle shop. Stop by for one of our great value $14 lunches. The bakery café opens at 6 am. A museum and safely enclosed children’s playground complete the Bark Mill complex.
96 Tasman Highway, Swansea 7190
P 03 6257 8094
E [email protected] W www.barkmilltavern.com.au
Eclectic and interesting gifts, homewares, jewellery, scarves, teddies, fabrics and French Provincial furniture. Very special greeting and gift cards for all occasions. Open 7 days 9 – 5. Only closed Christmas and Boxing Days.
18A Franklin Street, Swansea 7190
P 03 6257 8091 M 0418 413 676
E [email protected] W www.bearcottagecrafts.com.au
Dragonfly Lodge is an award winning luxury house in Rocky Hills on the east coast of Tasmania. Situated only one and a half hours from Hobart and twenty kilometres south of Swansea the lodge has great views over Great Oyster Bay to the Freycinet Peninsula and Schouten Island.
The lodge sleeps six in three master bedrooms all with king beds and large ensuites.
The East Coast Heritage Museum collects, exhibits and preserves artefacts from the Glamorgan Spring Bay Municipality for the community, visitors and for future generations.
22 Franklin Street, Swansea, 7190
M 0428 785 151
Interesting antiques and old wares for sale. Come and browse our collection of old and interesting items from bygone days – china, bric-a-brac, glass, small furniture, vintage clothing, buttons, lace, jewellery and accessories, retro, other collectables.
“We have now closed for the winter. and will be reopening for the summer season in December. We look forward to serving you then in the Tea Rooms and/or the antique and vintage shop.” Thanks for your help this year, and we will see you in the Summer.
1 Maria St, Swansea 7190
P 03 6257 8702 M 0438 180 028
E [email protected] W www.felicitysvintage.com
Please note: Felicity’s will be temporarily closed this season, reopening approx. December of 2016. Notwithstanding our temporary closure, we can be reached on 0438 180 028 in the event of any special requests regarding particular antiques or collectables.
1 Maria St, Swansea 7190
P 03 6257 8702 M 0438 180 028
Looking for B&B accommodation with a full ‘English’ breakfast and water views that will keep you lingering over your coffee? You need look no further than Freycinet Waters
16 Franklin Street, Swansea 7190
P 03 6257 8080 Tariff from: $160 – $180
E [email protected] W www.freycinetwaters.com.au
Friendly, relaxed and oozing character! Gala Estate Cellar Door was home to legendary old timer and Pioneer Theodore Castle or “Ted” to the locals. Come an enjoy the beauty and simplicity of Ted’s business, a photographer`s dream. Why not kick back with a glass of our award winning wine and a little morsel from our Tasmanian Picker’s Fridge or grab a bottle and a Hamper to Go! Just be at Gala Estate, unforgettable.
Hamptons on the Bay is located ten minutes south of Swansea on the East Coast of Tasmania. There are six one bedroom cabins and a one two bedroom cabin perched high on a cliff looking over Great Oyster Bay to the Freycinet Peninsula.
Each cabin has a separate bathroom, kitchenette, living room and bedroom.
Swansea Visitor Information Centre offers tourism information, souvenirs, National Parks Passes and can assist you with booking tours and accommodation. Visit the fascinating East Coast Heritage Museum in the same building. Open seven days a week from 9am-5pm in summer and 10am-4pm in winter.
corner of Noyes St and the Tasman Highway, Swansea
P 03 6256 5072
E [email protected] W www.tasmaniaseastcoast.com.au
To truly experience Tasmania – you need to spend some time with the locals! Let Innkeepers unlock our island’s secrets. Contact us on 1300 130 269 or Fax 03 6224 3579 to find out about the latest deals or see our website for more details
- PO Box 18, Battery Point, TAS 7004
- 1300 130 269
- Fax +61 3 6224 3579
A Tasmanian treasure with truly outstanding berries, jams, ice creams and produce. Handcrafted chocolates, confectionery and sumptuous desserts are available from Just Desserts Cafe.
12 Addison Street, Swansea 7190
P 03 6257 8428
E [email protected] W www.katesberryfarm.com
Tranquillity and relaxation is our promise when you stay in this idyllic 1850s stone cottage with its mesmerising firebusiness, sumptuous double spa and secluded, private gardens. A fully self contained, tranquil escape, Keefer’s Cottage is just a stroll to Swansea’s pristine conservation beaches and a short drive to the world famous Freycinet National Park.
RA 74 Tasman Highway Swansea TAS 7190
Tariff from: $190 – $210
E [email protected] W www.keeferscottage.com.au
Lisdillon is an historic property dating from the 1830s. Now a merino sheep farm and vineyard, it includes several of the original buildings four of which have been renovated and converted into comfortable accommodation, three with private gardens. The cottages have views of the surrounding farm and the river and/or the beach. Lisdillon’s private beach is two minutes walk across the paddock.
The little schoolhouse chapel is used for short-term accommodation from 2 days to 4 weeks stays, and is fully equipped with modern kitchen and bathroom facilities. Clean and open throughout still retaining the charm and features of the period of the property. Wheelchair friendly and it is suitable for 2 adults and 2 children max – or 4 adults.
- 11257 Tasman Highway, Little Swanport, 7190
- Carolyn Audet 0488 358 001
- [email protected]
Enjoy freshly harvested oysters at Melshell Oyster Farm. Experience the views of the Swan River while watching on shore operations. Take away 1/2 shell oysters or shuck your own, enjoy at your shack knowing you have gathered the freshest oysters available. Be the expert at the dining table or around the BBQ with all the oyster farming facts you will learn at your visit.
Centrally located in Swansea, Meredith House and Mews is the perfect base for exploring the East Coast, with all the comforts of home, complimentary wifi and our legendary breakfast included.
Meredith House, 15 Noyes Street, Swansea, Tasmania 7190
P 03 6257 8119 M 043 842 3370 Tariff from: $180 – $230
E [email protected] W www.meredithhouse.com.au
The Freycinet Coast is perfect for producing award-winning pinot noir, riesling, pinot gris and our delicious sparkling. Visit our cellar door and enjoy a glass overlooking our lake and vineyard. Open 7 days 10 am–5 pm.
14635 Tasman Highway, Swansea 7190
P 03 6257 8298 M 0438 578 298
E [email protected] W www.miltonvineyard.com.au
Servicing the needs of both the local community and visitors since 1838, this business retains the character of the past combined with the facilities of the modern generation. We are not a museum although our free entry visitor’s room does display some relicts of the past but we are an ‘old fashioned General Store”, renowned for having a massive variety of products and fair prices.
Morris’ at Swansea. The IGA store with a whole lot more.
- 13-15 Franklin Street, Swansea Tas 7190
- P 03-6257 8101
- E [email protected]
- W www.morris-store.com.au (NOTE web site currently shut down for upgrade)
Great fish and chips plus a full range of fresh local Oysters and seafood’s including Crayfish. Eat in or take away, outdoor seating. This popular fresh seafood outlet is a favourite for locals and visitors alike and is open 7 days for lunch and dinner.
- 40 Franklin St, Swansea (Opposite the BP service station)
- P 03 6257 8998
Pachamama Retreat offers unique beach front glamping & standard accommodation (king bed) & well-being services. Located at the Great Oyster Bay (East Coast, Tasmania) overlooking the iconic Freycinet Peninsula & Hazards, Schouten & Maria Islands and 2 km from the international recognised Moulting Lagoon Game Reserve; this 5 acres property is the ideal place for relaxation and enjoy unique ecosystem.
1130 Dolphin Sands Rd, Dolphin Sands, Tas 7190
Mobile: 0475 516 016 (Alexis Perez)
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Pettit Cottage is a charming 3 bedroom 2 bathroom cottage centrally located in the historic Swansea township a few minutes walk from the beach, shops, tavern, restaurants and other facilities.
19 Franklin Street, Swansea 7190
P 03 6257 8209 M 0488 578 282 Tariff from: $170
E [email protected] W: www.pettitcottage.com.au
An 1830’s convict built farmhouse on 5.27ha, bordering the Meredith River. Comfortable large ensuited rooms overlooking beautiful gardens and the vineyard. Cooked breakfast included, with eggs from our own girls.
13569 Tasman Highway, Swansea 7190
P 03 6257 8557 M 0413 211 067 Tariff from: $125 – $180
E [email protected] W www.redcliffehouse.com.au
Amazing outlook from a comfortable, fully self-contained beach front holiday house. The 3.5 acre property enjoys 55 meters of beach frontage, with only a narrow reserve between the house and the beach. Large open plan kitchen/dining/living area is on the first floor with access via internal staircase or external ramp. Sleeps maximum 6 people. Bedding, kitchen and laundry facilities.
Heritage charm; timeless hospitality. Stroll to the beach, golf, museums or restaurants in historic Swansea. Comfy antique beds, delicious full cooked breakfasts, a warm welcome by hosts and homeowners Cameron and Jodie, and all the extras including free WiFi. Home made, home grown and locally sourced produce. Metres from the beach in a peaceful setting. Relax in living history!
Centrally located in the township is Skipping Stones, full renovated this charming three bedroom home accommodates up to 6 people. We are in easy walking distance to local cafes, restaurants, shops and the beaches. The house has a fully equipped Kitchen, Reverse Cycle air conditioner for heating/cooling, main Television in Lounge area, and another in one of the bedrooms. Washing machine and clothes line in the back yard. There is plenty of off street parking available.
Sophie’s, located at Milton Vineyard’s cellar door, offers diners a French approach to Tasmanian produce. With the talented and experienced French Chef Sophie Bermudes’ keen sense for combining and contrasting flavours and textures, passion and meticulous attention to detail, guests are treated to a seasonal and delicious a la carte lunch menu in a relaxed environment.
Spring Vale is a small, family-owned winery at Cranbrook. It is known for its intense varietal wines. All vineyard operations are by hand, and made on-site. You can taste fine wines at the cellar door and sales room.
130 Springvale Rd, Cranbrook
P 03 6257 8208
E [email protected] W www.springvalewines.com
Modern, purpose built stylish and comfortable affordable accommodation in great location only 5 minutes walk to beach. Singles, doubles and dorms available and special discounts for multiple nights stay – stay 4 nights and pay for 3. Group discounts also apply and group catering is available if required although first class kitchen for guest use is popular.
Swansea Beach Chalets provide spacious indoor and outdoor living promoting a casual beachside atmosphere. The chalets offer comfortable accommodation, views over Great Oyster Bay and all the comforts of home!
27 Shaw Street, Swansea, 7190
P 03 6257 8177 Tariff from: $180 – $240
E [email protected] W www.swanseachalets.com.au
Cycling is such a great way to see the country, stay fit and keep your mind and body happy. We have the most amazing vineyards, farms and coast to see. These tours are unique. You will meet the most wonderful people farming this land, growing grapes, farming oysters, and living life to the full. They have invited us onto their land. Come on my tours and experience a new way of seeing the East Coast.
Purchase products from the cellar doors and Oyster Farm Gate. We will pick up your purchases and drop them to your accommodation. We will also drive you home after a yummy lunch and local wines! See you soon, Sally.
There are 7 options to choose from. These include:
- Melshell Oyster Farm, Milton Vineyard, Springvale Vineyard, Gala Estate Vineyard, Craigie Knowe vineyard, Wine tastings, oyster tastings, gourmet Tasmanian food and a glass of wine with lunch.
Absolute beachfront motel in the centre of town, surrounded by restaurants and a stone’s throw from the golf and bowling clubs. Across the bay from Freycinet National Park. Relax, unpack, unwind, explore.
1C Franklin Street, Swansea 7190
P 03 6257 8102 Tariff from: $105 – $145
E [email protected] W www.swanseamotorinn.com
Wonderful, light filled spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home on two levels situated on lush bush block. Two outdoor entertaining areas and swimming pool. Absolute beach frontage with stunning views of the Hazards, Freycinet and Great Oyster Bay. Extremely comfortable living, close to Swansea.
Wagners Cottages (c1850)
The estate offers 4 elegantly furnished fully self contained cottages.
Experience Heritage listed accommodation enjoying the tranquillity of the extensive private gardens, spas & open log fires.
Wagners Cottages does provide the perfect base for exploring the East Coast.
: 13182 Tasman Highway, Swansea, Tasmania 7190
P 03 6257 8494 M 0419 882 726 Tariff from: $195 – $285
E [email protected] W www.wagnerscottages.com