Devonport, Australia is a picturesque city in the centre of the north coast of Tasmania. Located on the mouth of the Mersey River, the port of Devonport is the terminal for the Spirit of Tasmania, the Bass Strait ferry service. This ferry to Tasmania travels to and from Devonport, via Sydney and Melbourne.
If you’re planning on visiting Cradle Mountain in Tasmania, Devonport makes a great base. From Devonport, travel to a number of other fantastic attractions too. This area of Tasmania, stretching from Devonport to Cradle Mountain, is full of fascinating history, nature, forests, beaches and the most amazing scenery you can imagine. It’s a good idea to take a raincoat with you if you’re venturing out for the day as the Devonport weather can be damp and unpredictable at times.
The Tiagarra Aboriginal Culture and Art Centre, the Don River Railway and Museum and the Maritime Museum can all be found in this part of Tasmania, along with Home Hill. Home Hill is the house that was built by Joseph Lyons, the only Tasmanian Prime Minister Australia has ever had.
The Great Western Tiers, within the Mole Creek Karst National Park, are a series of enthralling mountains and valleys above unique limestone caves.
There is plenty of Devonport accommodation available, from charming cottages, mountain retreats, resorts and apartments. If you’re looking for accommodation near Devonport by the water, Trelawney by the Sea is a good choice. You can sit on the veranda of this boutique Bed and Breakfast, watching the ocean view.