Prince of Wales Bay

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Prince of Wales Bay viewed from Lost World

Prince of Wales Bay is located on the western shore of the River Derwent in southern Tasmania, Australia.

It is located between the suburbs of Dowsing Point, Goodwood and Lutana.

The area is home to two public parks, Giblin Reserve and Prince of Wales Bay Reserve.It is also home to a softball/baseball ground and hockey courts.

It was the site of the first military encampment in Hobart [1]

Like its neighbouring suburb, Derwent Park, Prince of Wales Bay is home to light industry,[2] and contains few houses. It is also the location of Catamaran construction company Incat.


  1. ^ Wyatt, Douglas Morris (2010), First military encampment in Tasmania, 7th-9th Nov 1868 Hobart Town Volunteer Artillery Company, D.M. Wyatt, retrieved 17 June 2015 
  2. ^ Lenel, D; GHD Pty. Ltd; Tasmania. Dept. of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts (2010), Report for Prince of Wales Bay layup berth pre-feasibility study, GHD Pty Ltd, retrieved 17 June 2015 

Coordinates: 42°49′33″S 147°18′15″E / 42.825845°S 147.304087°E / -42.825845; 147.304087