Swansea is a great location from which to explore the many nearby East Coast attractions, including the stunning Wineglass Bay and Coles Bay situated near Freycinet National Park, the Swansea Bark Mill and Meetus Falls. Freycinet & Wine Glass Bay Just 55 minutes drive from Swansea is Tasmania’s Famous Freycinet National Park & Wine Glass Bay. Coles Bay Just 55 minutes drive from Swansea Coles Bay is the gateway to Freycinet National Park. Maria Island A National Park covering 11,000 hectares. The island still has the remains of convict buildings in the historic settlement of Darlington dating back to 1842. Spring Vale Vineyard Both the Spring Vale homestead and the cellar door building are heritage listed. The cellar door is actually a stable, which was built by convict labour in 1842. Kate’s Berry Farm One of Tasmania’s little treasures, this berry farm, with breathtaking panoramic views of Great Oyster Bay. Lake Leake is a popular trout fishing and picnic spot, barbecues available near the lake. Spiky Bridge 7km south of Swansea is an old convict bridge built in 1843, now on the right of the highway. Dolphin Sands Just 10 Minutes from Swansea are kilometres of white sandy beaches. Little Swanport Just 28 km from Swansea is Gumleaves Fun Park, Bush setting including adventure playground, deer park, lakes and canoes etc.