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Devonport is a city at the mouth of the Mersey River, on the northern coast of Tasminia, Australia. It has a population of around 26,000 people (2012 estimate).

Guide to Devonport Hotels

Here's a list of hotels in Devonport that you can book online, with full description, star rating, address, location map, evaluation, and prices as offered by different booking sites. This helps you to make your room booking with the site that offers the best price.

Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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More on Devonport

Devonport traces its roots to 1826s when the Van Diemen's Land Company was granted the right to survey the area. This led to the founding of two settlements, Fromby and Torquay, on opposite sides of the Mersey estuary.

Torquay is the bigger of the two settlements. By the 1880s, the combined town has become a port with ships plying between the Mersey River and Melbourne. The river was also deepened to support the introduction of steam ships.

Visiting Devonport

You can go to Devonport by passenger ferry. The Spirit of Tasmania ferries connect it with Melbourne. The voyage takes 11 hours.

Spirit of Tasmania ferry entering Port Frederick at Devonport
Spirit of Tasmania ferry entering Port Frederick at Devonport
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Places of Interest in Devonport

  1. Devonport Maritime Museum and Historical Society
    Museum tracing the history of the Devonport Harbour. It occupies the historic Pilot Station, the residence of the harbour master built in 1920.

  2. Lillico Beach
    Coastal reserve and sanctuary for penguins.

  3. Tiagarra Aboriginal Culture Centre