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 […]

East Devonport Beach

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Accessed via Melrose Street, this beach proves popular for the residents of East Devonport. Nearby facilities include public toilets, shower, sealed walking and cycling track, electric barbeques, picnic shelter, car park and caravan park. A dog exercise area is provided on the section of East Devonport Beach from Wright Street, up to and including Pardoe […]

Coles Beach

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Coles Beach popular spot for locals. Nearby facilities include public toilets, sealed walking and cycling track, electric barbecue, picnic shelters, car park and an outdoor shower. Accessed via Coles Beach Road. Water Quality Monitoring Throughout the summer months Devonport City Council monitors water quality at popular swimming beaches around Devonport in accordance with the requirements […]

Mersey Bluff Beach

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The Mersey Bluff Beach is the only beach in Devonport patrolled by volunteer surf lifesavers (summer months only). Accessed via Bluff Road, and located in the iconic Mersey Bluff Precinct, this beach is a popular spot for residents and holiday makers. A children’s playground is located nearby along with other facilities include public toilets, showers […]

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 […]

Highfield Park

Highfield Park

1.106 hectares of public open space between Morris Ave and Chichester Drive, bordered by residential properties with seven access points.  A large open space with scattered mature trees, footpath, half a basketball court and pacnic tables.  It is accessible seven days a week.    Related Resources Highfield Park Master Plan 2018-2028

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 […]

Dell Luck Reserve

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The Dell Luck Reserve is situated between the Don River and Don River Railway. Its a great picnic spot for those visiting Don River Railway, Don Markets or walking the Don Reserve river walk.   Want to hold a public event in the space? Submit an Application for Casual Use of a Park or Reserve.