Devonport is ideally located on the Mersey River in the heart of the beautiful North West Coast of Tasmania. This unique location opens the city up to river, ocean and mountain views and a lifestyle enjoyed by its 26,000 residents.
Relaxed, yet progressive, the City of Devonport offers a safe and pristine environment, friendly and welcoming people and plenty of opportunities.
Devonport is the major sea gateway to Tasmania and its thriving port is the home for the two luxury passenger ferries, Spirit of Tasmania I & II.
These ferries connect Devonport with Melbourne, offering daily sailings. Devonport airport is the third largest in Tasmania, with frequently scheduled daily services to Tullamarine in Victoria.
Devonport is particularly well known for its reserves and recreational facilities. From the kilometres of walking and cycling tracks, many beautiful beaches, a river which is suitable for various water sports.
Great fishing spots and numerous parklands, the city really does encourage an active and family friendly lifestyle. Cultural facilities include the Regional Art Gallery which has a collection of Tasmanian art works, ceramics, prints, and photographs.
The Bass Strait Maritime Centre with a collection relating to early shipping activities; the Devonport Entertainment & Convention Centre which is considered to be the premier entertainment facility in the North West.