Stay longer and see more!

If you arrive in Devonport on the Spirit of Tasmania – the terminal is just over the Mersey River from the City.

From the Barclay Motor Inn you are central to the tourist attractions and local icons situated on the north west coast of Tasmania. Whatever your interests, there are day tours to keep your days full of enjoyment.

fun things to do in devonport

For your information we have listed ten suggested self-drive tours that can be comfortably achieved in a day, so you can experience all this beautiful region has to offer. The day tours are a perfect way to explore the northwest coast without having to change accommodation every night – perfect!

Relax at the end of the day in the heated indoor pool – 28-30 degrees – while the family use up some more energy playing tennis or basketball ready for a comfortable night’s sleep.

01

INDULGENCE AND ANTIQUE
DAY TOUR

  • Ghost Rock Winery
  • Anvers Chocolate Factory
  • Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm
  • Cherry Shed and Axemans Hall of Fame
  • Latrobe Antique and Heritage Stores
  • Bells Parade – circa 1836
02

HERITAGE AND WILDERNESS
DAY TOUR

  • Sheffield – circa 1850
  • Slaters Country Store
  • Mural Art Walk (est. 1986)
  • Tasmazia and Village of Lower Crackpot
  • Lake Barrington and AIS Rowing Course
  • Mount Roland (1233m)
03

MOUNTAIN DAY TOUR

  • Sheffield and Mural Walk
  • Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Cradle Mountain (1545m)
  • Waldhiem Hut and Enchanted Forest
  • Dove Lake and Short Walking Tracks
  • Novelty Letterbox Trail
04

COASTAL DAY TOUR

  • The Nut
  • Boat Harbour Beach
  • Highfield House – circa 1832
  • Historic Stanley Fishing Village – circa 1825
  • Table Cape and Tulip Farms
05

GOLD, WINE AND GORGE
DAY TOUR

  • Cataract Gorge and First Basin Chairlift
  • Tamar Valley Wineries and Tamar River
  • Launceston CBD – circa 1806
  • James Boag’s Brewery
  • Beaconsfield Gold Mining Museum – circa 1850’s
  • Sea Horse World and Platypus House
06

LOCAL HISTORY DAY TOUR

  • Don River Railway and Museum
  • Bass Strait Maritime Centre
  • Home Hill – circa 1916
  • Devonport Historic Working Seaport-circa 1826
  • The Mersey Bluff Lighthouse (1889) & Beaches
  • Victoria Parade Mersey River Walk
  • Antique Emporium
07

FARM FRESH AND PENGUIN
DAY TOUR

  • Spreyton Apple and Cider Orchards
  • Tasmanian Arboretum (Tree Park)
  • Farms, Produce and Paddocks
  • Penguin Village and The Big PenguinCoastal Rail – Scenic Road (Sea and Mountain Views)
  • Turners Beach Strawberry Patch
08

CAVES AND WATERFALLS
DAY TOUR

  • Mole Creek
  • Alum Cliffs and Lookout
  • Limestone Caves
  • Chudleigh Honey Farm
  • Deloraine
  • Liffey Falls and Forests
09

FUN AND THE FAMILY
DAY TOUR

  • Pandemonium
  • Mini Golf
  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • CMAX Movies
  • Simon Martin Whips and Leathercraft
  • Mersey Bluff Beach Precinct
10

THE DEVIL AND CANYON
DAY TOUR

  • Leven Canyon
  • Gunns Hidden Valley
  • Gunns Plains Caves
  • Wings Wild Life Park – with Tasmanian Devil
  • Ulverstone, the Wharf/Pier and Restaurants
  • Shropshire Park and Naval Memorials

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