Devonport is a ferry port and city located at Mersey River (northern Tasmania). The city has population around 30,000. Devonport and Burnie are northwestern Tasmania's largest seaports.
- Devonport's river ferry service was opened in 1854 and discontinued in 2014.
- To the east of the city is Devonport Airport - approx 7 km (4 ml) or ~15 min drive. It serves 4 daily flights to Melbourne (Australia).
- Bus services are not offered on Sundays or holidays.
- Freight shipping services are operated with three Ro-Ro vessels and connect Devonport-Melbourne-King Island. Port's main export cargoes are cement and tallow (mutton fat). Imports include petroleum, heavy oil (bunker fuel), fertilisers, caustic soda.
- The port is also served by one rail line
- Passenger Ferry Terminal in Devonport is the southern terminus (homeport) for ferries to Melbourne (crossing time 11 hours). The company serving this route is the state-owned "TT-LINE Tasmania".
- Power Boat racing is part of the annual Devonport Regatta - since 1958 held on each March's long weekend.
Devonport cruise terminal
Passenger Ferry Terminal in Devonport serves the Bass Strait ferry connections with Australia Victoria), and via Melbourne to Sydney NSW. TT-LINE Tasmania operates 2 superfast ferries (Spirit of Tasmania 1, Spirit of Tasmania 2) and offers 2 overnight crossings (each night) leaving simultaneously from Melbourne and Devonport.
Devonport cruise port videos
The Devonport cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Devonport, Tasmania.
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