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  Devonport, Tasmania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Devonport is a city in the north-west of Tasmania, Australia, at the mouth of the Mersey River.
To visitors to Tasmania, it is primarily known as the port for the Spirit of Tasmania ferries - Spirit I and II travel to Melbourne, Victoria.
The local government area is the Devonport City Council, with a population of 24,334 (2001 census).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Devonport,_Tasmania   (190 words)

  
 Walkabout - Devonport
The city of Devonport is the largest and most important port on Tasmania's north coast.
The port's importance, particularly as far as visitors from the mainland are concerned, is that it is the arrival port for the Spirit of Tasmania I, II and III, the car ferries, which arrive from Melbourne and Sydney.
One school of thought argues, without any strong evidence, that Devonport was named, with a nice sense of nostalgia for the 'old country', after the coastal town of Devonport in the county of Devon.
www.walkabout.com.au /fairfax/locations/TASDevonport.shtml   (1437 words)

  
 Tour of Tasmania: Devonport
Devonport's maritime history is celebrated at the Maritime Museum, which features a large collection of model ships.
Close to Devonport is the Tasmanian Arboretum in Eugenana.
Devonport is the closest city to the Mersey-Forth hydro-electric scheme.
tourtasmania.com /nw/devonport.html   (275 words)

  
 Devonport travel guide - Wikitravel
Devonport, along with the centers of Ulverstone, Latrobe, Wynyard and Burnie is part of Tasmania’s beautiful North West or Cradle Coast region.
Devonport is the closest point of arrival to the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, only around one hours drive away from the jewel in the crown of the Tasmanian Wilderness.
Devonport is the Tasmanian arrival port for the Spirit of Tasmania passenger ferries from the mainland.
wikitravel.org /en/Devonport   (945 words)

  
 State Library of Tasmania : Devonport
The Devonport Public Library is situated at 21 Oldaker Street, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia.
It is part of the State Library of Tasmania, a division of the Department of Education.
Devonport (pop.24,417) is the centre for a rich farming hinterland and the gateway for tourists arriving on the Bass Strait Ferry "Spirit of Tasmania".
www.statelibrary.tas.gov.au /dport   (620 words)

  
 Devonport Football Club Inc.- Where the Magpies Reign - Devonport Tasmania - Australia
The origins of football in Tasmania's north west coastal region are uncertain.
On 6 March 1890 the club was formally re-constituted under the name Devonport, and with the exception of the 1900 season, when it went into temporary recess, has been a permanent fixture of the Tasmanian football scene ever since.
New club Burnie proved Devonport's nemesis on each of its next 2 grand final appearances, in 1927 and 1928, and the following year the entire competition was thrown into disarray when the Forth Bridge, which linked Latrobe and Devonport to the other settlements in the area, washed away.
www.devonportfc.com.au   (553 words)

  
 Devonport Tasmania, Spirit of Tasmania, accommodation
Devonport is located on the north coast of the island of Tasmania, 100Km (60 miles) from Launceston and 280Km (170 miles) from Hobart.
Devonport is also the location of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Museum which is probably the best source of information on the indigenous inhabitants of Tasmania.
Devonport is a popular stopover point as visitors to Tasmania prepare to enter or leave the island via the Spirit of Tasmania ferries.
www.auinfo.com /Devonport-Tasmania.html   (585 words)

  
 Tasmania, Australia, information and accommodationo
There is a choice of either flying or sailing to the island; The Spirit of Tasmania departs from Melbourne and, introduced in 2004, Sydney.
Tasmania has rugged mountains, river networks, trout fishing, unspoilt wilderness landscapes, a gorgeous un-spoilt coastline, quaint cosy cottages and being a former penal colony, plenty of history.
Tasmania is also renown for the quality of its local food and drink.
www.auinfo.com /tasmania.htm   (529 words)

  
 Port of Devonport Corporation - Tasmania - Australia
The Port of Devonport, one of Tasmania's most successful, is owned and operated by the Port of Devonport Corporation Pty.Ltd. Management is dedicated to providing the user base with highly efficient services and facilities and is committed to encourage business and commercial growth.
Devonport is the only port in Tasmania to have regular scheduled passenger services by sea and air.
Devonport's recent entry into the international Cruise Ship/ Tourism market has resulted in recognition of the port as the gateway to Cradle Mountain National Park's northern entrance and the state's exotic wilderness areas.
www.view.com.au /portdev/2-0.htm   (333 words)

  
 DEVONPORT
If you are travelling to Tasmania on the Spirit of Tasmania, then Devonport will be your first port of call.
On arriving at Tasmania the first thing you will see, will probably be the Mersey Bluff and the Bluff Lighthouse.
From Devonport there are also plenty of tours you can take to the nearby bushland and rainforest areas.
www.australianexplorer.com /devonport.htm   (335 words)

  
 Devonport, Australia
25,400), Tasmania's third largest town, lies on the north coast, at the mouth of the Mersey River, and is the starting point of the Bass Highway.
For many visitors it is the gateway to Tasmania, since the Spirit of Tasmania, the car ferry from Melbourne, puts in here.
Devonport has a number of interesting museums, including the Maritime Museum, the Early Motoring and Folk Museum, the Wheel House Museum (an old coach-builder's workshop) and the Taswegia Printery Museum (an old printing office).
www.planetware.com /australia/devonport-aus-tas-dvp.htm   (138 words)

  
 Devonport Online Access Centre
The Centre is a community managed facility with 12 modern computers including CD writers, a colour laser printer and 4 scanners for community use.
The Devonport Centre was opened in May 1998 and now has over 5,000 registered members.
Devonport Online holds training courses catering for specific age groups.
www.tco.asn.au /oac/home.cgi?oacID=23   (151 words)

  
 Roger McShane and Sue Dyson explore Devonport :: ABC Tasmania
Having been born in the north of the State Sue is amazed how up beat the feeling is in Devonport and along the North West Coast "even the taxi drivers are positive," said Sue, "It's just extraordinary what's going on there".
Although both Sue and Roger agreed there is a strong argument for a ferry to be based in Hobart, they pointed out that to maintain restaurants of a high quality in Devonport and along the North West Coast, it is important there are large numbers of people passing through to support the establishment in question.
Sue told Annie some of the food being produced in Devonport is as good as any being produced elsewhere in the state or even in the country.
www.abc.net.au /tasmania/stories/s897449.htm   (381 words)

  
 Waterfront Property For Sale Tasmania
This landmark building is in a high exposure position on the main arterial route into Devonport, overlooking the Mersey River, opposite the "Spirit of Tasmania" terminal.
Devonport is the Gateway to Tasmania on the northwest coast.
Tasmania is rich in history, is a haven for the arts, and produces some of the finest produce in the world.
www.realestateguide.com.au /devonport   (364 words)

  
 Tasmania.net - Your Tas Wilderness and Heritage Gateway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Burnie is accessed via Wynyard or Devonport Airports or on the Spirit of Tasmania.
Devonport the Ocean Gateway to Tasmania from Melbourne or Sydney on The Spirit of Tasmania.
Launceston, Tasmania's rural capital located at the source of the Tamar.
www.tasmania.net   (320 words)

  
 Devonport Jazz 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Devonport Jazz is an annual music festival in the city of Devonport on Tasmania’s Northwest coast.
Featuring artists from interstate as well as Tasmania’s leading jazz musicians, Devonport Jazz is a celebration of all jazz genres - both old and new.
Devonport Jazz breaks the mould by incorporating elements of education, food, visual art, dance and film into the traditional jazz festival program.
www.devonportjazz.com   (106 words)

  
 Devonport, Tasmania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
150 miles from Australia, across the Bass Strait, is the beautiful island of Tasmania and situated at the gatweway of this island state, you'll discover Devonport.
Devonport is Tasmania’s third largest city situated as it is in the centre of the north coast, at the mouth of the Mersey River.
During your time in Devonport, perhaps visit the Tasmanian Maritime and Port Museum, or the Don River Railway and Museum, containing a large collection of vintage steam locomotives.
www.travelscope.co.uk /Devonport.html   (136 words)

  
 Devonport, Tasmania - Travelers Digest
Devonport Chamber of Commerce - promoting business and development within the area by disseminating information about commercial opportgunities.
Keswick by the River - situated by the Mersey River.
Spirit of Tasmania - travels across Bass Strait between mainland Melbourne and Devonport, Tasmania.
www.travelersdigest.com /devonport.htm   (89 words)

  
 Devonport Church History
The following are the major milestones in the development of the Lutheran Church in Devonport, Tasmania.
- A parish worker was appointed to assist the minister in the development of the Devonport congregation.
A parish encompasing the Launceston, Burnie and Devonport congregations became official on 23 May 2004, with a new minister called to live in Burnie.
www.users.bigpond.com /lca.burnie/dev-hist.htm   (352 words)

  
 Devonport Accommodation Online bookings for hotels in Devonport Tasmania
Gateway Motor Inn Devonport is situated in the heart of the city, with the spirit of Tasmania terminal visible across the Mersey River.
Why not cruise - on the 'Spirit of Tasmania' and have all the fun, excitement and romance of sea travel while crossing Bass Strait.
Spirit of Tasmania Ferry service between Devonport and Melbourne.
www.bcl.com.au /hobart/devonport.htm   (232 words)

  
 Home - Devonport City Soccer Club (Devonport Strikers) - Devonport, Tasmania, Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The club is seeking the services of a capable secretary/treasurer to assist in the administration of the club for the year starting 1st January 2007.
Finger food and light refreshments will be available, we encourage the parents of all our U/18's to come along and be part of the club.
The clubrooms are available for hire for a nominal fee and the facilities include, a well equipped kitchen, well stocked bar, dance floor, ample toilet amenities including wheelchair access to the club and ample parking is available.
www.devonportstrikers.com.au   (243 words)

  
 Travel Guide - Devonport - Tasmania - Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tasmania’s third largest city, Devonport is the gateway to the island state, situated as it is in the centre of the north coast, at the mouth of the Mersey River.
The city has a number of attractions for visitors, including aboriginal rock engravings, a maritime museum and a cycle/walking track which extends around the picturesque foreshore from the city past the Olympic Swimming Pool to the historic Don River Railway, which operates vintage and steam trains.
The city’s central location makes it an ideal base for discovering the wilderness experiences of northwest Tasmania, especially the Mt Cradle National Park.
www.wordtravels.com /Attractions/Provinces/Tasmania   (277 words)

  
 Devonport Accommodation - Moriarty Chapel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Previously known as Greenbanks, our lovely Devonport Accommodation had been used by the locals as a church for over 100 years.
Our Devonport accommodation is a great launching place from which to visit many of Tasmania's spectacular attractions such as, Cradle Mountain, the Mural Walk in Sheffield, Fairy penguins and the Don River Railway.
We provide wood fires, fully equipped kitchen, and laundry, CD, DVD and even a Nintendo for the children.
www.devonportaccommodation.com.au   (196 words)

  
 devonportjazz
Devonport Jazz is a four day music festival in the city of Devonport on Tasmania’s Northwest coast.
Devonport Council Event Manager Elsa Kat said that over the years people have been arriving hours before the concert started.
This free community event is an initiative of Devonport Council greatly supported by the year-round work of the Arboretum volunteers who have created a stunning arboreal environment.
www.tasjazz.ii.net /devonportjazz.htm   (1477 words)

  
 Accommodation Devonport, Tasmania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Cameo Cottage is a delightful two bedroom home built in 1914.
Can be found along Victoria Parade, beside the Mersey River in Devonport.
Private and quiet location for you to relax and enjoy Northern Tasmania..
www.ozstayaways.com /tasmania/devonport.htm   (64 words)

  
 Devonport - Tasmania - Focus on Tasmania
Devonport was once the two towns of Formby (west bank) and Torquay (east bank).
It is the Tasmanian terminal for the Spirit of Tasmania Bass Strait service.
It also has an airport with regular interstate and intrastate services.
www.focusontas.net.au /towns/devonport.html   (55 words)

  
 John Ackroyd & Associates Real Estate Pty Ltd Devonport Tasmania
Devonport is a major centre of Tasmania's North West and offers a diverse and exciting range of activities for everyone to enjoy including sporting facilities & also catering for other interests!
They include the Devonport Aquatic centre, tenpin bowling, golf, tennis, squash, lawn bowls, walking and cycling tracks, beaches for swimming, surfing & family fun!
For those a little less inclined to head for the sporting facilities there is a lot to see and do in Devonport!
www.johnackroydrealestate.com.au   (157 words)

  
 Devonport-Tasmania.com Devonport Tasmaniax
On this site you will find relevant information about activites and accomodation in Devonport.
Businesses in that area also have the opportunity to advertise on this web site.
We also run websites on many other areas of Tasmania that are listed below.
www.devonport-tasmania.com   (42 words)

  
 Devonport - Tasmania, Australia Weather Forecast / tempo prévisions météorologiques / previsioni ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Devonport - Tasmania, Australia Weather Forecast / tempo prévisions météorologiques / previsioni meteo / wettervorhersage / parte meteorológico / weervoorspelling
Webcam: view the latest Devonport - Tasmania webcam.
Weatherfinder: cold and wet in Devonport - Tasmania?
www.weather-forecast.com /locations/Devonport-Tasmania.shtml   (220 words)

  
 DEVONPORT TOURS, ATTRACTIONS, TOURS, EXCURSIONS, DEVONPORT, DEVONPORT, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA
3 days in Tassie - departing from Devonport or Launceston and returning to Hobart - includes waterfalls, Port Arthur, Cradle Mountain, Wineglass Bay and more....................
Day 1 — Devonport to Bicheno We travel to Cataract Gorge and then head south through picturesque scenery to the historic township of Ross.
7 days in Tassie - departing from and returning to Devonport - includes waterfalls, Port Arthur, Cradle Mountain, Cataract Gorge, Bicheno, Wineglass Bay and more....................
www.australianexplorer.com /tours/devonport.htm   (231 words)

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