Destination guide

Experience Devonport in holiday homes to rent

Find the spirit of Tasmania with a trip to Devonport. With its unique location in Tasmania, visitors can enjoy flowing rivers, the expansive ocean, and scenic mountain views all in one place. Considering the diversity of geological features here, Devonport is a popular place for travellers seeking outdoor adventure near their holiday homes, though there’s something for history buffs and in-town shoppers as well.

History

Explore history near Devonport holiday homes

If you want to learn more about the history of the area, there are several destinations you can’t afford to miss that you can explore from Devonport holiday homes. You can see an expansive collection of indigenous rock carvings by travelling along the coastal trail to The Bluff. This can also be done on a bike if you’re looking for more high-speed adventure. If you want to learn even more about the native people, you can visit the Tiagarra Aboriginal Culture Centre and Museum for even more artefacts and petroglyphs. Additionally, you can visit the Bass Strait Maritime Centre which showcases the history of Devonport as a port town through a large selection of photographs and artifacts. There are even exhibits detailing the adventures of the first European explorers of the area.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Devonport

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Devonport a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Don River Railway (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Devonport Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • House of Anvers (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Ghost Rock Vineyard (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Barringwood Estate (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Port Sorell Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure near Devonport holiday rentals

With its unique geography, Devonport holiday rentals provide a popular hub for outdoor adventure. Devonport is a coastal town, and nothing displays that more than Coles Beach. This sandy shore features calm waves, intricate rock formations, and a beachfront that’s soft and safe for the whole family. There are even restaurants and shops nearby, so you can still enjoy all the conveniences of town. You may also want to visit Cradle Mountain, a majestic peak that emerged from the surrounding landscape tens of thousands of years ago. It’s located next to the notably deep and expansive Lake St Clair, so visitors can enjoy aquatic and mountainous experiences alike here, whether it be fishing in the lake or hiking the trails up and around the mountain. Additionally, there are vineyards and wineries in the area around Cradle Mountain that are always a joy to explore, especially when there’s a tasting involved.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Devonport

Travellers appreciate the breathtaking sunrises and stunning river views, which is just a taste of what Devonport has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Devonport is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mersey Bluff (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Coles Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Tasmanian Arboretum (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Shropshire Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Aubrey Luck Reserve (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Shearwater Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Devonport

Fly into Devonport, TAS (DPO), the closest airport, located 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to Devonport holiday homes

Devonport is often referred to as the gateway to Tasmania, which makes it easy to get to if you’re coming from Australia’s mainland. There are several different ferries available that will take travellers across the Bass Strait departing from Melbourne. Of course, you can always fly in since Devonport Airport is just a short 8 km away from the city centre. It only serves domestic flights, so if you’re coming in internationally, you’ll have to land in Melbourne first. Getting around Devonport itself is fairly easy considering it’s a country town at heart so attractions are near most holiday homes. That means you can easily get to most attractions on foot, but there are taxis and car hires available as well.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Devonport?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 63 holiday rentals around Devonport. From 20 Houses to 15 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Devonport is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Devonport?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Devonport. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Coles Beach: 113 holiday rentals
  • Mersey Bluff: 112 holiday rentals
  • Bass Strait Maritime Centre: 111 holiday rentals
  • Devonport Regional Gallery: 114 holiday rentals
  • Tiagarra Aboriginal Museum: 112 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Devonport listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Devonport?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 20 Houses in Devonport. Our other popular types of Devonport holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 15 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Devonport?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 42 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Devonport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.