Tourism at Cradle Coast

For tourists visiting Tasmania, Devonport Airport provides a critical link between the Cradle Coast region and Melbourne, Victoria.

Located on the Mersey River and Bass Strait coast, the city of Devonport enjoys river, ocean and mountain views. There are great beaches, water sport activities, walking and cycling tracks close to the city. Enjoy a break in one of the beautiful parks, take an adventure on the Don River Railway or relax at one of the award-winning distilleries and cellar doors.

Located only 86km from Cradle Mountain, the Airport is also close to other stunning features of the Cradle Coast region, including Lake St Clair National Park – home of the iconic Overland Track, the Tarkine Wilderness Area, the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area on the West Coast, Narawntapu National Park and the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Travelling times

Airport to Devonport

10 minutes

Devonport to Cradle Mountain

58 minutes

Devonport to Launceston

1 hour 15 minutes

Devonport to Stanley

1 hour 30 minutes

Devonport to Strahan

2 hours 40 minutes

Devonport to Hobart

3 hours 30 minute (via Midlands Highway)

For more information on the Cradle Coast region visit

For more information about Tasmania's North and Northwest Coast, visit

Whatever your reason for visiting us at Devonport Airport, we hope you enjoy your trip!