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“Spirit of Devonport” Ferry

Ferry Information

Monday – Friday 7am-5.30pm

Saturday 9am-5pm

Bicycles and Dogs-on-leads are welcome on board.

How do I use the Ferry?

The Ferry operates on an “On demand” system.  It will only cross the river when summoned.  On each pontoon there is a button.  This button will “call” the ferry to your side.

Where is the Ferry?

Ferry News

Ferry Winter Break (Friday 1st June to Friday 31st August)

We wish to advise all our valued passengers that the Spirit of Devonport Ferry is taking it annual Winter break (Friday 1st June to Friday 31st August). Last sailing day Thursday 31st May. Returning Saturday [...]

Council to provide financial security for Mersey ferry

The Devonport City Council will consider making an operational payment of $25,000 a year to keep the historic trans-Mersey ferry, Spirit of Devonport, afloat for the next three years. The council’s community services committee recommended the council enter into a three-year partnership agreement with ferry owner Merseylink, [...]

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