"DEVONPORT ON THE MERSEY RIVER" Devonport by balhannah
Devonport Travel Guide: 33 reviews and 74 photos
Devonport is quite often the 1st city that visitors arriving in Tasmania see.
Located on the banks of the Mersey River, it is the centre of Tasmania’s fertile Mersey/Forth valley.
Known as "Australia’s market garden" the area produces 40% of Tasmania's vegetable crop, so you will see crops of onions, potatoes, peas, carrots and beans, Orchards, and fields of Poppies & Pyrethrum Daisies which happened to be in flower when we were there this time.
It is the Tasmanian home port of Spirit of Tasmania I & II sailing from Melbourne. Devonport has nice foreshore parklands to Mersey Bluff Beach, and on to the Bluff itself and its landmark lighthouse and lookout.
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ALSO INCLUDED ON THIS PAGE, ARE OTHER SMALL TOWNS & SIGHTS THAT ARE LOCATED NEARBY...........
Penguin.......Deloraine......Gunn's Plains......Sheffield.....Wilmot....Port Sorell.......Hawley Beach....
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