Tasmanian Arboretum Inc. – The

Parks and Gardens

The Arboretum is a 66 hectare botanical tree park and nature reserve in Tasmania’s North West.
Only a few kilometres from Devonport but a million miles from care, the 66 hectares of landscaped Arboretum and natural bushland was founded in 1984. It offers the opportunity to walk among collections of woody plants from around the temperate world, including many of Tasmania’s woody plants.
Set in a peaceful and beautiful valley, you may see some of Tasmania’s wildlife, such as swift parrots and platypus.
Cultural and natural heritage combine in the Limestone Heritage Walk, a self-guided walk linking the geology with a century of human activity contributing to colonial and national development. Two hour guided walks are available for a reasonable cost, and can be booked online. Bookings are essential.
The Arboretum offers three picnic shelters, two with coin operated electric barbecues. There are also two general shelters and a platypus observatory and bird hide on the shore of Founders’ Lake.
The Tree Park Kiosk offers light refreshments and audio tours. It is operated by volunteers and opens between October and May from 1100 to 1600.
Eugenana is a 15-minute drive (11 km) south of Devonport.

Facilities

Australian Tourism Accreditation Barbeque Birdwatching Carpark Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi Kiosk Lookouts Nature & Wildlife Pet Friendly Picnic Area Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Walk

Rates

ADULT $5

No entry charge for members of the Tasmanian Arboretum.

CHILD Free

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Simon Martin Whips

Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft

Devonport

Steam Locomotive M4 Leaving Don Junction

Don River Railway

Don, Devonport

Founder's Lake in summer

Tasmanian Arboretum Inc. – The

Eugenana, Devonport

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