Getting Around

Devonport infrastructure


Council operates eight Car Parks throughout the commercial areas of Devonport as well as providing 1 and 4 hour on-street parking meters operating between 8.30am-6.00pm Monday to Friday and 8.30am to 2.00pm Saturday.

Pay by Phone Parking is available in all Council car parks, except the CBD Multi-Level Car Park, and on-street meters by downloading the EasyPark app from the App Store or Google Play.

Pay As You Leave Car Park

CBD (Multi-level) Car Park

First 30 minutes free – then $1.00 per 30 minutes, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.00pm.

$2.00 flat fee, Saturday and Sunday and after 6pm Monday to Friday.

$5.00 all day parking available on the top level Monday to Friday.

Undercover parking central to Devonport CBD. This car park is not suitable for vehicles towing trailers/caravans/boats.

Pay & Display Car Parks

Include Formby Road, Edward Street, Payne Avenue, Wenvoe Street, Fourways, Fenton Way and Steele Street Car Parks.

$1.50 per hour, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.00pm and Saturday 8.30am-2.00pm.

All Day Parking

All day parking is available in the Fourways, Wenvoe Street, Fenton Way, Steele Street and Payne Avenue car parks

Parking for RV and long vehicles

Parking for RV’s and long vehicles is available on Formby Rd between Best St & Oldaker St however due to construction work available times will be limited. Alternative parking for RVs has been made approx 250 meters further north at the Victoria Parade boat ramp parking area. Access is via the northern entrance and is signposted accordingly.


Public Transport

Taxis Combined Devonport

Call: 131 008 or for direct bookings (03) 6208 1097

Mersey Link Buses

Service public and school bus services with most routes departing from the bus interchange in Rooke Street. Charter services and special event services are also available.

Visit the website or phone 03 6427 7626 for timetables.

Phoenix Coaches

Servicing Devonport and surrounds. Contact Mersey Link on the details above for further information. 

Tas Redline Coaches

Service a Burnie-Devonport-Launceston-Hobart and return route along with Devonport and North West Tasmanian school routes.

For timetable information visit the Redline website or phone 1300 360 000 Public Transport


Spirit of Devonport Ferry Service

Connecting East and West Devonport across the Mersey River.

Running Monday to Friday 7.00am – 5.30pm and Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm in Spring, Summer and Autumn.

Bicycles and Dogs-on-leads are welcome on board.

For fare information visit the Devonport Ferry website.

Walking and cycling paths

The Devonport Great Foreshore Ride, is a picturesque 12km continuous shared path around the outside of the Devonport CBD taking in Coles Beach, Devonport Bluff and the Mersey River with connections to East Devonport over the Queen St Bridge.

There are also an extensive network of off-road walking trails within Don Reserve, Mersey Bluff, East Devonport and Kelcey Tier.

The Tasmanian Arboretum is a botanic garden of trees set on over 66 hectares in Melrose just 10 kilometres south of Devonport. The garden has km’s of gravel walking trails and features a small lake, limestone beds, plentiful wildlife and tthe world’s largest collection of Tasmanian living woody plants, Southern Hemisphere Conifers, and plants from northern hemisphere forests.

Explore the Devonport Walking Trail Map.