Latrobe is only a 10 minute drive from Devonport. This historic village is known as the "Platypus Capital of the World" and the patient are almost guaranteed to spot one in the Mersey River either at Bell's Parade or the peaceful Warrawee Reserve. The town is renown for numerous antique stores, old buildings, the Anvers Chocolate factory and the Axeman's Hall of Fame.
Port Sorell, Shearwater & Hawley are approx 19km east of Devonport which takes about a 20 minute drive. These coastal townships are popular with those seeking a relaxed lifestyle with beautiful beaches while only being a short scenic drive to all the amenities the city has to offer. Many are discovering the magic of living in such picturesque surroundings.