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Fishing & Boating

Drop a line in the river

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, with fishing rod holders and seating nearby.  Mussel Rock is located off Victoria Parade, on the western foreshore of the Mersey River, adjacent to Roundhouse Park.
  • Reg Hope Park – A fenced platform near the East Devonport Julie Burgess mooring makes for great fishing,
  • 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.