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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.
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.