Devonport Downtown








Where is the branch located?

We are located on a large corner block of Oldaker Street. Plenty of parking available, both within the premises and street parking. 

Devonport Downtown Information

Please return the car full of fuel and park under the front awning of the building and return the keys to a staff member inside.

If returning after hours, please park under the front awning, lock the car and place the key in the drop box located near the front door.

Please be advised no after hours collection is available.

If you are running late and you won't be able to collect your rental car at the allocated time, it is important to get in touch with the branch you are collecting from so that we can make alternate arrangements. If you have arrived at the branch and it is closed and if you haven't made prior arrangements for an after-hours collection you will need to pick-up your rental car the following day. Please contact our branches during business hours to arrange an alternative pick-up time.

Car Rental Devonport Downtown

It’s time for your Devonport adventure with Thrifty! This beauty of a town is situated in the north of Tasmania, where the Mersey River meets the Bass Strait. Devonport is a thriving coastal city, and has plenty to offer in terms of things to do and places to see! 

Devonport has a warm and temperate climate, with significant rainfall. Don’t be dismayed by the rain, simply pack a waterproof jacket, and get set to explore! You’ll still enjoy everything that Devonport and its surroundings have to offer, even with a bit of rain. 

Devonport Downtown is a great place to start a Tasmanian road trip. With river, ocean, and mountain views, Devonport is also very close to some natural beauty spots, like Cradle Mountain. You’ll have an awesome adventure, with Thrifty. 

Let’s Hit the Road, with Thrifty

It’s time to buckle up and head straight to the servo for some road trip snacks. Tasmania is a beautiful place for a road trip, and Devonport is an excellent place to start one! Let’s hit the highway and go see all that North Tasmania has to offer. 

Situated just an 80 minutes drive from Devonport is the epic Cradle Mountain. This is one of Tasmania’s top attractions and it’s easy to see why, with glacial lakes underneath dramatic mountain peaks - it’s the perfect place to explore. Get out your hiking boots and choose from one of the many walks available - Marion’s Lookout is a hit with many. Every turn is a picture-perfect moment, so have your camera (safe) and ready!

If you fancy a city day instead, then let’s head to Launceston. This is just an hour’s drive from Devonport Downtown, an easy day trip. It’s Tasmania’s second-largest city and one of the oldest in Australia! Bring your bathers and explore Cataract Gorge Reserve, which features panoramic views over the South Esk River, Victorian gardens, ample wildlife, a swimming pool, and the world’s longest single-span chairlift! You’ll have plenty to do and see while in this gorgeous city. 

Explore Devonport Downtown, with Thrifty

You don’t have to travel far to have a great time while in Devonport! In fact, there’s always something to see and do in this busy city. Devonport is the home to Spirit of Tasmania passenger ferry, so is a busy port for all travellers from mainland Australia. While it’s known to many as a solid hub for exploring the northwest of Tasmania, we think it’s a pretty magical city to stay in for a few days too - and here’s why!

You can spend your days exploring the city and its surroundings on foot or by bike, as there are plenty of walking and cycling tracks throughout the city. Why not go cycle to The Bluff and go check out the local Aboriginal rock carvings? Or, get on the Don River Railway steam train and head to Coles Beach to have a day in the sand and sea. 

There’s plenty of history and culture to explore while you’re here. Learn about the maritime history of the city at The Bass Strait Maritime Center, or check out some Tasmanian art at the Devonport Regional Gallery. 

Devonport Downtown is the start of an amazing northern Tasmanian adventure. From the rocky, rugged landscapes of the west, to the beautiful beaches to the east, Tasmania is an incredible state that can all be explored with your Thrifty rental. Head out from Devonport Downtown and see the sights that make Tasmania a magical place to be. 

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