Tranmere, Tasmania

Suburb Profile

January 2024 | By Fall Real Estate | Tags: Suburb Profile

Tranmere, Tasmania, Suburb Profile

Nestled on the eastern shore of Hobart's Derwent River, Tranmere stands as a desired residential haven with a population of around 2,218. Enchanting residents with its scenic vistas, luxurious properties, all-day sun and a warm community ambience, Tranmere captures the essence of sought-after living in a small Tasmanian suburb.

Where is Tranmere, Tasmania?

Positioned to the east of Hobart's CBD in the Clarence Region of Tasmania, Tranmere boasts sophistication and convenience. Revel in breathtaking water views and captivating sunsets behind Mount Wellington, kunanyi. Its strategic location ensures a quick 26-minute drive to the CBD and a mere 19-minute commute to the international airport, making it an ideal hub for professionals, offering easy access for both interstate travel and city-based work engagements.


Postcode: 7018

Tranmere, Tasmania to Hobart: 26 mins drive, 15.5 km

The population of 2,218 in the 2021 Census.

The size of Tranmere is approximately 2.9 square kilometres

In 2011, 86.3% of the homes in Tranmere were owner-occupied

Tranmere, Tasmania

Real estate in Tranmere

Tranmere, Tasmania, captures modern luxury living with its collection of high-end properties that showcase contemporary design. These residences, situated in picturesque surroundings, cater to those seeking an elevated lifestyle.


Featuring cutting-edge architecture, spacious interiors, and premium finishes, Tranmere's luxury properties offer a harmonious blend of style and comfort. Many boast panoramic views of the water, mountains, or lush landscapes, providing a serene backdrop to upscale living. From gourmet kitchens to state-of-the-art entertainment spaces, these homes are equipped with the latest technology and top-notch conveniences, offering residents a refined and indulgent living experience in this desired Tasmanian suburb.


Situated on expansive suburban allotments, most of the homes in Tranmere feature meticulously landscaped gardens that enhance their aesthetic appeal. The properties provide ample space for recreational activities, boasting expansive lawns and designated areas for a caravan and boat, complemented by generously sized double garages. The combination of spacious outdoor areas and practical facilities ensures a perfect balance between leisure and functionality in these residences.


Prospective residents considering a move to Tranmere may also discover tastefully renovated 1950s homes that seamlessly blend original charm with modern features. These rare Tranmere properties showcase polished floorboards, luxurious bedroom carpets, and often have double-glazed windows, ensuring a harmonious balance of character and contemporary comfort.


For the most accurate and current information on available properties and their features in Tranmere, consult one of our local Fall Real Estate property agents.

Featured Tranmere properties sold by Fall Real Estate:

701 Oceana Drive, Tranmere, Tasmania

701 Oceana Drive, Tranmere, Tas 7018

SOLD - $1.300,000

September 2023

2/682 Oceana Drive, Tranmere, Tasmania sold by Fall Real Estate.

2/682 Oceana Drive, Tranmere, Tas 7018

SOLD - $815,000

May 2023

281 Carella St, Tranmere, Tasmania, sold by Fall Real Estate in 2023.

281 Carella Street, Tranmere, Tas 7018

SOLD - $1,252,000

Dec 2022

Transport availability in Tranmere

There are several transportation options available for travelling to and around Tranmere. These include buses, taxis, cars, and bikes.


Metro's bus service is an excellent choice for those looking for an affordable way to get around Hobart East and CBD! With multiple routes running throughout the day, you can easily travel between the Shoreline Shopping Centre in Howrah and the Eastlands Shopping Centre via the main road of Clarence Street. In Tranmere, Metro utilises Tranmere Road and Oceana Drive. To plan your route, check out the network map, which you can download here.


Since August 2021, locals have utilised a new service in the nearby suburb of Bellerive. Derwent Ferries is a convenient option for commuting between Bellerive and Hobart, as it operates via the river. A one-way trip takes about fifteen minutes.

Tranmere, Tasmania

Things to do

You can explore Tranmere's three parks. Pindos Park is a modest community park with basic amenities, including a playground and picnic area. The play equipment features swings and a slide, including a fenced area with play equipment inside. Pindos Park offers locals a space for a casual outing or playtime with their family and neighbours.


Camelot Park, a charming neighbourhood space with a delightful small playground, including swings for your children's enjoyment. Rotuma Park also features play equipment such as a slide, carousel, swings, and picnic area.


While dogs are allowed off-lead at the above parks, the Clarence Council asks locals and visitors to be mindful to keep them at least 10 meters away from the play equipment and ensure they are under effective control.


Tranmere Waterfront offers locals a picturesque, levelled walking track that spans from the start to the finish of Tranmere. Perfect for prams, this path provides an ideal route for both exercise and leisurely strolls. Revel in the breathtaking panoramic views of the Derwent River and Mount Wellington as you journey the tranquil surroundings along the waterfront.


Local residents have the opportunity to utilise the Tranmere Hall and its facilities for various events and gatherings. The hall offers a small kitchen equipped with a stove, fridge, urn, as well as tables and chairs. Additionally, there is a separate car park for convenience and an outdoor playground for kids.


Howrah Beach and Little Howrah Beach can be accessed from several locations in the nearby suburb of Howrah, where a world of relaxation and recreation unfolds. As the day unfolds or before you head home after a hard-working day, savour a beachside picnic, immerse yourself in a good book, or simply enjoy the soothing sound of the waves.

Tranmere, Tasmania

Nature and recreation spots

Tranmere's advantageous proximity to Howrah opens up access to the nearby natural gem, Waverly Flora Park. Nestled behind Howrah, this tranquil bushland offers an easily accessible escape. Embark on the Waverly Wildflower Walk for a relaxed stroll, immersing yourself in the beauty of the bush. This moderate walk promises an hour of exploration amid the natural wonders, providing a refreshing and rejuvenating experience for nature enthusiasts.


This is a popular spot amongst locals who enjoy the abundance of wild orchids, native plants and sandstone, and it is amongst their favourite regular walking spots. For more information about this track, refer to the Clarence Council's guide here.

Dining and cafes

While Tranmere itself may not host any restaurants or cafes within its boundaries, an array of dining options awaits just 2 to 10 minutes away. For an all-encompassing experience, explore The Shoreline Hotel, a local favourite offering diverse dining choices, from casual café fare to refined evening meals. Whether you're planning an intimate dinner or a family gathering, they provide the perfect ambience, complemented by a family-friendly outdoor playground.


If a quick and delicious bite is what you seek, venture to Banjos Bakery in the Shoreline Plaza. Serving up bakery delights and steaming hot coffee, it's an ideal stop before your Woolworths shopping spree.


For an extensive list of dining options and cafes in the vicinity of Tranmere, view our Howrah Suburb Profile and Bellerive Suburb Profile.

Shopping and services

Located just beyond Tranmere in the charming suburb of Howrah, Shoreline Plaza awaits with a collection of stores catering to all your essentials. From Amcal Pharmacy and Woolworths to Total Eyecare Optometrists and Shoreline Meats, this plaza encompasses Super Dollars Warehouse, Eastern Shore Doctors, Cotton Fresh Drycleaners, Express Service Centre, 9/11 Bottleshop, and Zap Fitness, ensuring a comprehensive shopping experience for locals.


Should your needs extend further than the local plaza, Tasmania's largest shopping centre, Eastlands, is only 10 minutes away. Boasting an extensive range of stores, including Big W and Kmart, Woolworths and Coles, JB Hi-Fi, Michael Hill, Natures Works, and various clothing stores, Eastlands offers a diverse shopping haven.


The options don't stop there! Step into the welcoming atmosphere of Glebe Hill Village Shopping Centre, a modern shopping hub featuring a Coles Supermarket, Priceline Pharmacy, and 16 specialty stores. Delight your taste buds at Glebe Hill Bakery and explore various dining options. Beyond shopping, the centre offers essential health services and convenient amenities such as K9000 Dog Wash.

Are you a local business?

If you own a business in Tranmere or Southern Tasmania, we would love to showcase it in our suburb profiles. Please send us an email ( and tell us about your business, what makes it unique, and why we should feature it.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Schools in Tranmere

Tranmere may not host its own schools, but the renowned Howrah Primary School, a thriving educational institution in the region, is conveniently located just a 5-minute drive away.


“Situated on the eastern shore of the Derwent River, our state–of–the–art facilities cater for birth to Year 6 students and families. The Early Years Learning Framework, Australian Curriculum and developing higher order thinking skills is at the core of our learning programs.” Howrah Primary School.

The closest secondary school is Clarence High School, located in Bellerive, and less than 10-minute drive from anywhere in Tranmere.


You will also find Bayview Secondary College, John Paul II Catholic School and Emmanuel Christian School located in the nearby suburb of Rokeby.

Property Prices in Tranmere, Tasmania

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Fall Real Estate has a network of eight premier real estate offices strategically positioned throughout Southern Tasmania, providing you with convenient access to our friendly and professional agents.


For those living in or wanting to purchase in Tranmere and surrounds, our nearest office is just a stone's throw away in Howrah, ensuring easy connections with our dedicated team.

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