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What travellers are saying
- Fantastic experience. Dame Enid was an amazing person. She could have been Prime Minister as well. Ex Prime Minister Joseph was a true inspiration. Well done to the National Trust for providing this amazing opportunity to view a Prime Ministers and his family home.Written 28 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Totally privately funded arboretum that offers peace, tranquillity and the very rare opportunity to see platypus in their completely wild and natural state with sightings common in the stream fed lakes complex within the arboretum.Written 19 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Ladies, if you need someone to look after your husbands while you’re shopping, then this is the place. I spent only three hours here and still didn’t see everything (would have been longer if my wife left me with my wallet). A treasure trove of awesome goodies and the staff were fantastic. ❤️❤️Written 4 October 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- We found boarding easy and the room is really clean and comfortable. The staff on board are really friendly and we ate at the restaurant which we thought was good value. I love that there is a non alcoholic drink selection as well so thank you for that. We are travelling with our dog Rosie who is not allowed with us in our cabin. There is talk that TT LINE are considering a pet friendly cabin option. I think a lot of pet owners would be grateful for that. I would give 5 stars if that was the case. Rather than charge premium prices for pet friendly cabins, I hope that TTLine considers taking a refundable pet bond it if the pets do not cause any damage and the room is kept to a good standard. Our dog would have been fine on her own bed in the cabin with us.Written 7 November 2023
- Amazing to keep up a smile after the damage from the fire 2 days ago says how wonderful volunteers are.A lovely little trip that brings back happy memories of old fashion train travelWritten 5 April 2023
- Lots to see and make sure you try the simulator.
The coffee shop was excellent so make sure you try their homemade treats.Written 7 March 2023
- A great little stop on our drive. It was very interesting and informative with signs, boards and recent stat's of the penguins movements. We were lucky enough to see a penguin inside a rock hide during the day. Great for the kids to stretch their legs briefly and the views were stunning at high tide. No toilets (5 yo we'd in a bush in the car park..sorry).
Be mindful of being quiet, sticking to the path and no torches or flash photography at night. This is penguin territory and it can disturb them.Written 20 January 2023
- Went up for a look around - car park right next to lighthouse so easy to get to (might be different in high season but no problem for us). Like the story of the lighthouse and the views are great. Nice memorial to a man who lost his life trying to save a friend which just added to the overall appeal. Would recommendWritten 16 June 2023
- Thank you for a great experience.
Stopped by on opening to have some local gin tastings. Maddie, made us feel welcome from the start even though she was just setting up.
Great gins, especially loved the sloe.
Would take some nibbles, as we couldn’t see any food options.Written 18 November 2023
- I called in today for a light lunch on my way to Leven Canyon, what a beautiful tranquil spot with the best home cooked lunch which was amazing. I read the family book during lunch dedicated by the sisters to their parents, such a beautiful story on the dedication and hard work of the family and how the property evolved over the years to the magnificent gardens it is today. I admired the new stone wall at the front on my way out, your determination and foresight is amazing, it looks amazing, well done, so many talents 🥰Written 23 October 2023
- The library has a great area on the ground floor for kids and then you can walk up one flight of steps to a comfy area for reading with water views. A great place to visit in Devonport with helpful staff.Written 25 February 2023
- Stopped for a while to enjoy the views and decided to head down to the beach for a short stroll. Nice sandy beach area, a little seaweed at the high water mark but only four other like minded enjoying a stroll. No doubt much more attractive in summer season.Written 17 May 2022
- Such a friendly and nice experience. Lots of great information about the wines to assist with our decision to purchase which is really worth while. Beautiful environment. This is definitely on our regular list to recommend to everyone we talk to.Written 21 December 2022
- A rather imposing statue is perched on a concrete plinth which is located at the end of the walkway from near the ablutions block in Bluff Park. The bronze sculpture is five metres in height and shows Neptune holding a trident in his hands and one leg raised on the plinth. It was created by Aden and Karena McLeod, representing the connection between man, the sea and the land and symbolises Tasmania's heritage. Apparently not without controversy, the cost and nudity of the sculpture offended local sensibilities and could have resulted in a penectomy.Written 17 May 2022
- My wife and I were at the Vietnam Verterans War Memorial today.
The very young age of a lot of the service men remembered on each plaque was striking. We reflected on this great loss. We talked about it.
I spent time thinking about the overall the memorial wall area.
I felt sure a lot of thoughtfulness had gone into the design.
The location seemed to be as close as possible to where those young men were when they died (at the shore) was a really significant gesture. It was a powerfull moment for me.
Lots of people walked past, close to the memorial, the path brought them nearby.
I thought the two walls and the Long Tan Cross being so close to a place where people gather sometimes (for a barbecue) was also important, young people might ask their parents what it was about, younger children might play around it. How fabulous.
There were of course two walls, one higher than the other, the higher one had a lowered section, it was possible to see beyond the 17 plinths, they were not blocked from view. The lower wall had a seat, slightly further away from the barbecue, a more reflective spot.
The barbecue and its roof are triangular. I thought his may have had significance, possibly representing the idea of different angles on war.
Many fresh flower reefs lay at the wall (Vietnam Veterans day very recently I think).
I was very, very impressed with this memorial. I stood silently there for some time.
My thoughts today also included: would that the lives (and names) lost in Tasmania's Black War (early 1800's) be so well remembered and commemorated. I would stand at such a memorial for an equally long time.
My many thanks to the people who designed, built care for this memorial. My respectful thoughts to thos that died and those with them and those who lost them.Written 23 August 2023
Frequently Asked Questions about Devonport
- The best day trips from Devonport according to Tripadvisor travellers are:
- Wings Wildlife Park and Scenic Tour
- Burnie Devonport Sheffield Shore Excursion
- Unearthed Chefs Tour
- Cradle Mountain Guided Walk with Gourmet Hamper
- Leven Canyon and Gunns Pains Caves Tour
Devonport Attractions Information
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