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Drive a Reliable Car Hire in Devonport and Have Fun

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Devonport is a very popular city, which offers many leisure activities suited for all ages. With picturesque scenery and nature reserves, this place is best explored with a rental car. VroomVroomVroom can help you find the perfect car hire in Devonport by listing down all available vehicles from major brands including Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.

Devonport is a coastal city located at the mouth of Mersey River and is what use to be a popular shipping town. The Devonport Ferry is an awesome way to see the hustle and bustle of the port and absorb the spectacular views of the city skyline before you reach Tasmania. Crossing Bass Strait Tasmania, taking your car rental with you at the same time, can be practically achieved by taking the ferry from Melbourne to Devonport.

Why rent a car in Devonport with VroomVroomVroom?

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Best Time to Visit Devonport

Devonport is perfect to visit year round offering something for everyone regardless of the season. Autumn is considered one of the best seasons with mild sunny days and cool crisp evenings. Winter-lovers will cherish a Devonport visit from June to August with temperatures perfect for nights spent by a log fire while spring brings fresh blooms and warmer days. For the most reliable weather, consider visiting towards the end of Summer from February to April.  

Driving Tips in Devonport

Located in the north-west of Tasmania, Devonport is the first stop for visitors arriving via the Spirit of Tasmania and where many start their onward journeys to Launceston (approximately a 70 minute drive) and Hobart (approximately a 3 hour drive). Allow plenty of time to get from A to B as Tasmania is bigger than you might think. Always check the weather before hitting the road as weather conditions can change suddenly. 

Explore the top Devonport attractions with a reliable car rental

Mersey Bluff. For starters, you might want to try going to Mersey Bluff. It's just a kilometre away from the Devonport town centre and it's connected by a coastal reserve and several parklands.

Tiagarra. Next up, come to Tiagarra. It's a Tasmanian Aboriginal Art and Culture Centre found in Mersey Bluff. Tiagarra is a Tasmanian Aboriginal word that means 'keep' or 'keeping in place'. Rightfully so because its goal to preserve Australian heritage, having a collection of over 2,000 ancient artifacts.

The Tiagarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre celebrates the rich Aboriginal history in Devonport and the surrounding region. With displayes of art, rock engravings and dioramas still visible today, you will be educated on the local tribes.
Tasmanian Maritime Museum. Then head off to West Devonport to the Tasmanian Maritime Museum. Be awed by the comprehensive display of maritime memorabilia the place has. Go ahead and dunk yourself in Devonport's history.
While you're still in west Devonport you can visit the Don River Railway. It's situated on the banks of the Don River and is open every day with trains running by the hour. Offers include a quick train ride along the river to Coles Beach and interesting showcases of vintage locomotives and passenger carriages.

The Devonport Regional Art Gallery is great for the people who want to learn more about Australia's culture and to admire paintings, prints, ceramics, photographs and other art works of famous artists of Australia. There is definitely a large number of Tasmanian Artists celebrated here as well. With parking available, you can park up the hire car and enjoy a wonderful day at the Art Gallery.

The Devonport Maritime Museum and Heritage Centre opened in 1973 and is still considered one of the most beautiful exhibitions of the local maritime history, holding an impressive collection of models, artifacts, paintings and photographs, as well as a research library.

The Don River Railway is a unique railway museum that can be found here in Devonport. Steam locomotives, passenger carriages and genuine vintage trains are displayed here, and you can even enjoy a ride on one of them, which sounds very exciting. So swap the modern day hire car that you have booked for an olden day train ride just for a few hours, to liven up your Devonport experience.
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