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The Tasmanian Arboretum at Eugenan, near Devonport, has more than
2400 trees on its 58 hectare site.
Picture: Tourism Tasmania/Rick Eaves
Tranquil setting for
quiet family picnic
Native bush, limestone outcrops and
cliffs, nature trails, a lake with
islands and native birdlife are to be
enjoyed at the Tasmanian
Arboretum at Eugenan, near
More than 2400 trees have been
planted by volunteers in this 58
hectare site, which displays
Tasmania's endemic trees.
The arboretum is beside the Don
River at Eugenan, 10 kilometres
south of Devonport, via Spreyton.
A picnic area alongisde Melrose
Creek is furnished with tables, seats
There are two lookout arbours at
vantage points, a rotunda providing
shelter and a kiosk is open on
It's a great place for a family day,
or to learn more about Tasmanian
Open times are 9am till sunset,
including Christmas. Call the
caretaker on 6427 2690. Admission
is $2 for adults, children are free
and a family rate of $4.
Find a Tasmanian treasure among
the beautiful crafts at the North-
West Regional Craft Centre at
There are wilderness and heritage
products as well as the finest
selection of Tasmanian handcrafts
and souvenirs. These include
Tasmanian timbers, pottery, silk,
honey, fine foods, fragrances,
jewellery, folk art, paintings, prints,
tables, cards and books.
The centre is open seven days a
week at 11 Best Street, Devonport.
For details call 6424 1287.
Adults $15, Pensio s $$110 , C
en $$100,, Fam
The Number One
Tourist Attraction on
the North West Coast!
Vintage Tasmanian Trains run daily on
the hour from 10am to 4pm. 30 minute
View the largest collection of steam
locomotives in Tasmania dating from
1879 to 1951, plus the largest collection
of passenger carriages dating from
1869 to 1964. While waiting for the train
visit the souvenir shop, museum and
workshop where restoration work is
constantly being carried out.
Open 7 days from 9am - 5pm
Forth Main Road, Devonport, Tasmania.
Ph (03) 6424 6335
(Prices subject to change)
Devonport City Promotions
P.O. Box 1219 Devonport, 7310
Ph: (03) 6424 4755
Choose from 3 magnificently refurbished
historic 2 & 3 bedroom cottages.
Rosalie Cottage - 66 Wenvoe Street
Turton Cottage - 28 Turton Street
Princess Mary Cottage - 42 Macfie Street
Ph: 1800 240 031
Devonport encourages its visitors to linger a while to fully savour all the city and its surrounds have to offer.
Accommodation is offered in quality hotels and motels, charming B & Bs and well appointed cabin parks.
A great place to Shop, Dine, Stay and Explore
We are the gateway to Tasmania's
Quality Hotel Gateway, Devonport
16 Fenton Street - Ph. (03) 6424 4922
Gateway offers a wide
selection of contemporary
located in the heart of
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