Major Tourism Development Planned for Primrose Sands


A local developer is planning a major tourism project for the beachside village of Primrose Sands east of Hobart.

The $ 2-3 million holiday cabin, caravan park and café/restaurant development is planned on a 10-hectare site on the Carlton riverfront at 172 Primrose Sands Road, with an adjoining 18 hectares retained for agriculture use.

The developer, local businessman Roger Ball, said a planning report and designs had been submitted to the Sorell Council and has been approved, site works will commence immediately and construction planned to begin before the end of 2016.

Read more … Sorell Times & East Coast View.


  1. sally lang says:

    This will be great for primrose sands and will certainly open up opportunities for the area to become a sought after destination. A fabulous initiave. I look forward to having a coffee when we are at the shack in beautiful surroundings and atmosphere.

  2. Roger Pitts says:

    No argument here, bring it on, great for this area. Yep I’ll be dropping in for a coffee. We have a beautiful beach and river to share. A forward thinking development.

  3. Helen Souter says:

    Well overdue!
    We are looking forward to this development. Primrose Sands is truly a beautiful spot. The beach is amazing. We often see the dolphins playing in the bay and just recently some whales.
    The secret is out!

Leave a Comment