Fishing & Boating


Devonport's location on the Mersey River means there's always fun to be had - either dropping a line in the river or taking a boat out to explore our waterways.

Fishing Spots

  • Mussel Rock - The fenced platform makes for a great fishing spot.  Mussel Rock is located off Victoria Parade, on the western foreshore of the Mersey River, adjacent to Roundhouse Park.
  • Bluff Headland & Mersey River shoreline
  • Mersey River western shore breakwater - off the fenced platform
  • Don River
  • Mersey River eastern shore breakwater - north of the ferry terminal

Boat Ramps

There are two public boat ramps located in Devonport:

  • Horsehead Creek Riverside Park - features a floating pontoon, located on the western shore of the Mersey River in West Devonport, south of the CBD, off Devonport Road.
  • Victoria Parade Boat Ramp - Located off Victoria Parade on the western shore of the Mersey River, between Lower Madden Street and Parker Street.