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Devonport, a laid-back coastal city has plenty to offer visitors. Beyond the conference, attendees can explore beautiful beaches, coastal and bush trails, and immerse themselves in a thriving food and arts scene.

Stretch your legs on a wander along the beach or up to the candy-striped lighthouse. Bring your bike and try out the new coastal pathway or test your skills on world-renown mountain bike trails.

For those with time to spare, the world heritage sites of Cradle Mountain and Tarkine are a short scenic drive away, offering breathtaking landscapes and natural wonders.

Devonport serves as the gateway to some of the most fertile agricultural land in Tasmania, boasting world-class produce and passionate producers.

Delegates can immerse themselves in the abundance of local offerings and engage with the passionate makers behind these exceptional products on the North West Tasting Trail.

Our local restaurants provide an opportunity to savour the freshness and quality of the region’s produce while enjoying the warm hospitality of Devonport.

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Devonport also boasts a rich array of wildlife experiences. The Lillico Beach Conservation Area is renowned for its little penguin colony, providing a unique opportunity to observe these charming seabirds in their natural habitat.

For nature enthusiasts, the Tasmanian Arboretum, sprawling across 66 hectares, offers a wonderland of temperate-zone trees. Along the shores of Founders Lake, most visitors are lucky enough to spot the resident platypus.

The Don River Railway, operating on a section of the former Tasmanian Government Railways line, immerses visitors in the bygone era of train travel, featuring vintage locomotives and carriages with insights into the region’s rail history.

The Bass Strait Maritime Centre delves into the maritime history of the Bass Strait and northwest Tasmania, offering exhibits on exploration, shipping, and the integral role the strait played in local development.

Home Hill, the former residence of Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and his wife Enid, stands as a historical site, now a museum, providing a glimpse into the lives of these influential figures.

Spend time exploring the wonders of the city and surrounds …. Find it all in Devonport.

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