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Devonport Visitor Centre

92 Formby Road, DEVONPORT TAS 7310

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Tourism - Devonport, TAS

The City of Devonport sits on the banks of the Mersey River in the centre of Tasmania’s fertile Mersey/Forth valley.

The City of Devonport sits on the banks of the Mersey River in the centre of Tasmania’s fertile Mersey/Forth valley.

Commonly known as "Australia’s market garden" the area produces 40% of Tasmania's vegetable crop. As you drive through the region you will see crops of orchard fruit, and fields of vegetables including onions, potatoes, peas, carrots and beans. Other important crops are poppies and pyrethrum. Significant secondary industries include the processing of agricultural products including vegetables and milk products, production of high quality towelling products and cement manufacture.

Devonport is a vibrant, modern city, cosmopolitan well beyond its size. Here city, coast and country come together at a pivotal Tasmanian hub. The Tasmanian home port of Spirit of Tasmania I & II sailing from Melbourne; a major airport linking to Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport through Qantaslink; a network of roads seeking out the Tasmanian wilderness wonderland and other unique delights.

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