Dover - TAS

  Population - Town


DEG: -43.31423 147.01487
DMS: 43º 18' 51.23" S 147º 00' 53.56" E
UTM: 55 G 5204289mN 501206mE
Altitude: 27.19m


Place Type

Population - Population - Town


54.39kms SouthWest of Hobart - Driving 78.7 km (1 hour 10 mins)

Address & Contact

6990 Huon Hwy
Dover TAS 7117
Phone: (03) 6264 0300


Dover is located at the head of Port Esperance Bay on the D'Entrecasteaux Channel south west of Hobart and just south of the Huon Valley. It is part of the Huon Valley Council with a population of about 500. Its history suggests involvement in the whaling industry in the later 1800s. It is said to be the last place to fill your petrol tank when heading further south.

Today, Dover supports an oyster industry, operated from the wharf at the harbour. It has accommodation and is a gateway to part of Southern Tasmania's mountainous hinterland.

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Closest Climatic Station

Distance from Dover 0.66km SW
Mean Max. °C20.720.619.216.814.712.512.313.114.616.117.619.1
Mean Min. °C10.
Mean Rain mm52.851.963.867.370.878.585.189.784.185.971.771.1

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