Devonport and the surrounding area has some amazing things to experience and places to vist. from markets to a ride on a steam train, see what the North West has to offer.

Boat Harbour Beach

One of the most picturesque beaches in Tasmania and only a 50 minute drive from The Cove. Feature crystal clear turquoise water, great snorkeling and pure white sand.  


The Don River Railway

Operating since 1976, The Don River Railway is a short 4 minute drive from The Cove and takes passengers on a scenic 30 minute steam train ride along the Don River and through to Coles Beach

Reliquaire - Latrobe

Reliquaire is renowned for its eclectic wonderland of dolls, teddies, jewellery, soaps & candles, handbags & clothing, Venetian masks, cookbooks, puppets, games, science & education, Tasmanian produce, homemade fudge, leadlight lamps, bronze statues, restoration supplies and antique furniture.

Local Tasmanians and ex-science teachers, Kim and Sylvia Christie, gradually restored the 1870s built hotel that housed Reliquaire over 22 years until sadly it was destroyed by fire on Christmas Eve 2015.

They are now back on their original site at 139 Gilbert Street after finishing their new building! 

Penguin in Snow

The penguin viewing platform

Take a guided penguin tour. Located only 1 minute by car, the Friends of the Lillico Penguin's run guided ranger tours during the summer months which allows you to see the little penguins return each night 


Alternately speak to us about your very own private penguin tour 

The Penguin Undercover Market

Running every sunday in Penguin (About a 20 minute drive west) the Penguin undercover market hosts a large array of stalls featuring quirky, quaint and Tasmanian hand crafted items.