Swansea and Surrounds


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Tasmanian Coastal Towns

  • Swansea is 135 kilometres from Hobart and 137 kilometres from Launceston (approx 1.75 hours drive from each). Swansea is 6.5 kilometres south of Belmont.
  • Bicheno is 50 kilometres north of Belmont (approximately 35 minutes drive).
  • Orford is 63 kilometres (approximately 40 minutes) drive south of Belmont Homestead.
  • Triabunna is 57 kilometres (approximately 35 minutes) drive south of Belmont Homestead. Triabunna is the gateway to Maria Island National Park.
  • St Helens is 117 kilometres (approximately 75 minutes drive) north of Belmont Homestead.
  • St Marys is 83.5 kilometres north of Belmont Homestead (approximately one hour and ten minute drive).
  • Scamander is 95.5 kilometres north of Belmont Homestead (approximately 1.25 hours drive).
  • The small coastal town of Binalong Bay is 126 kilometres north of Belmont Homestead (approximately one hour and 40 minutes drive).
  • Coles Bay is 46 kilometres north of Belmont Homestead or approximately 35 minutes drive and is the gateway to Freycinet National Park.

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Tasmanian National Parks

  • The magnificent and internationally renowned Freycinet Peninsula is 48 kilometres from Belmont Homestead (to the Coles Bay entrance to the park) or approximately 30 minutes drive. More Details Click Here
  • Maria Island National Park is accessed by passenger ferry which departs from the town of Triabunna, 58 kilometres south of Belmont (approximately 40 minutes drive). The Darlington penal settlement, on Maria Island, was established in 1825, five years prior to the establishment of Port Arthur. More Details Click Here
  • Bay of Fires Conservation Area is 140 kilometres north of Belmont or approximately 90 minutes drive. More Details Click Here
  • Douglas Aspley National Park is 65 kilometres north of Belmont (approximately 40 minutes drive). More Details Click Here
  • Mount William National Park is 209 kilometres north of Belmont, or a little over three hours drive, on the far north-east coast. More Details Click Here

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Vineyards

There are numerous vineyards on the east coast of Tasmania. These include Milton Vineyard (5km north), Spring Bay Vineyard (10.5km north), Craigie Knowe Vineyard (11.6km north), The Bend Vineyard (13 north), Kelvedon Estate Vineyard (17km south), Devil’s Corner Vineyard and cellar door (21km north), Freycinet Vineyard (22km north), Gala Estate Vineyard (24km north), Lisdillon Vineyard (30 south), Diamond Island Wines (42km north), Apsley Gorge Wines (43km north), Maclean Bay Wines (44km north), Darlington Vineyard (64km south), Ironhouse Brewery (91km north) and Priory Ridge Wines (120km north).

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Activities

  • Kate’s Berry Farm is 12.5 kilometres south of Belmont. More Details Click Here
  • The Swansea Bark Mill Museum is 6.5 kilometres south of Belmont. More Details Click Here
  • The East Coast Heritage Museum is 7 kilometres south of Belmont Homestead. More Details Click Here
  • East Coast Natureworld is 46 kilometres north of Belmont Homestead. More Details Click Here
  • Wineglass Bay Cruises is located at Coles Bay 48 kilometres north of Belmont or approximately 30 minutes drive. More Details Click Here
  • Bay of Fires Eco Tours is 140 kilometres north of Belmont or approximately 90 minutes drive. More Details Click Here
  • Pyengana Dairy Company (cheese and cafe/restaurant) is 142 kilometres north of Belmont or approximately 90 minutes drive. More Details Click Here
  • East Coast Cruises, specialising in Maria Island National Park trips is located at Triabunna, 57 kilometres or approximately 35 minutes drive south of Belmont More Details Click Here
  • Bicheno Penguin Tours is at Bicheno, 50 kilometres north of Belmont Homestead or approximately 35 minutes drive. More Details Click Here
  • Freycinet Air (scenic flights) is located 43 kilometres north of Belmont Homestead or approximately 30 minutes drive. More Details Click Here
  • ALL4Adventure quad bike tours is located 47 kilometres north of Belmont Homestead or approximately 35 minutes drive. More Details Click Here