Devonport Cenotaph

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The Devonport Cenotaph is located on the eastern bank of the Mersey River beside the walking track. Occasionally locals can be found in the area fishing. The Cenotaph commemorates those who have who lost their lives in action in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The monument was originally erected in memory […]

The Tasmanian Arboretum

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Located just 10 kilometres south of Devonport the Arboretum is home to the worlds largest collection of Tasmanian living woody plants, Southern Hemisphere Conifers and one of the best places in Tasmania to see a platypus in the wild. Opening hours: Gates re open every day from 9am to sunset. Entry: $5 per Adult, or free with membership (see […]

Back Beach

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Located to the west of Bluff Beach and accessed via Coles Beach Road. Designated dog exercise area. There is a bin containing dog waste bags and a receptacle for used bags at the top of the concrete stairway leading from the car park to the beach. Nearby facilities include cycle and sealed walking pathways, rubbish […]

Aikenhead Point

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Aikenhead Point is located on the western bank of the Mersey River. Providing open ground, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Avenue, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, a bbq picnic area and Spirit of the Sea Statue. Occasionally locals can be found in the area fishing or surfing in the mouth of the Mersey River. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial […]

Joshua Slocum Park

Joshua Slocum Park in Devonport

The Joshua Slocum Park faces the Bluff precinct and provides open ground and gardens around the Bass Strait Maritime Centre. If you would like host a private event at Joshua Slocum Park, please complete the Application for Casual Use of a Park or Reserve form. If you would like to host a public event, please […]

Horsehead Creek Riverside Park

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Horsehead Creek Riverside Park provides facilities for recreational vehicles and caravans.  A boat ramp provides access to the Mersey River. The camping ground includes an RV dump point. Find out more about camping and caravanning in Devonport here.

Don Reserve

Don Reserve

The Don Reserve is a peaceful and stunning bushland reserve which features paved and sawdust walking tracks near and beside the Don River. It is accessible seven days a week by pathways with parking available; Coles Beach, Splash Devonport Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Jiloa Way (Street parking), Dell Luck Reserve/Don River Railway. Bike racks are […]

Bluff Road Coastal Reserve

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The Bluff Road Coastal Reserve offers stunning views of the Bass Strait and North West Coastline, as well as native coastal fauna, an indigenous track, the Pioneer Cemetery and iconic Devonport Lighthouse. It is open seven days a week. The Bluff Headlands is also home to Tiagarra – Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place. If […]