Devonport, TAS

Gateway to Tasmania for many visitors, especially those bringing their cars. Over 120,000 passengers using the Melbourne ferry service go through the port each year. Rocks at Mersey Bluff are covered with Aboriginal carvings and the site is among the most significant in the study of the life and culture of Tasmania’s natives. The Wheel and Gift races at the February Carnival are Tasmania’s richest cycle events. There is a Dahlia Festival held in February, a Regatta in March and the Eisteddfod is spread over three weeks in August/September. The Agricultural Show is held in November.

The gateway to Tasmania, Devonport as well as having one of the three airports in the area, is the port for the vehicular ferry, Spirit of Tasmania, which runs a service across Bass Strait

Devonport’s busy port in addition to being home port of the Bass Strait vehicular passenger vessels Spirit of Tasmania I & II which operates daily services between Melbourne and Devonport and Spirit of Tasmania III operates a weekly service between Sydney and Devonport.

Region Information


Devonport Cabin & Caravan Park
13-19 Tarleton St
Devonport, TAS, 7310
Ph: 03 6427 9933
Email: devonport@cosycabins.com

Glasgow Lodge Self Contained Holiday Units
57-59 George St.
Devonport, TAS, 7310
Ph: 03 6424 1480
Email: glaunits@southcom.com.au

Mersey Bluff Lodge
247 William St
Devonport, TAS, 7310
Ph: 03 6424 5289
Email: enquiries@merseyblufflodge.com.au

Tasman Backpackers
Address: 114 Tasman Street, Devonport 7310
Phone: (03) 6423 2335