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River Derwent in central Tasmania starts near Derwent Bridge at an elevation of 747m and ends near Boyer .
The River Derwent drops around 750m over its 203km length.
The River Derwent flows through Saint Clair Lagoon (747m), Lake Saint Clair (738m), Lake King William (715m), Wayatinah Lagoon (230m), Lake Catagunya (187m), Lake Repulse (150m), Cluny Lagoon (102m) and Meadowbank Lake (79m).
31 creeks and rivers flow into the River Derwent. The five longest tributaries are: River Ouse, Jordan River, River Clyde, Nive River and Florentine River - click here for a full list of all 31 tributaries of the River Derwent.
River Derwent is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen brown trout and rainbow trout at River Derwent (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at River Derwent? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at River Derwent? What birds have you seen at River Derwent? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. As a Bonzle sub-project, we're trying to build Australia's most comprehensive bird location atlas. A big thankyou to all that have contributed and continue to contribute sightings. For a comprehensive flexibound field guide to Australia's birds try Birds of Australia: Eighth Edition.
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Bonzle users have reported that River Derwent is a good place for canoeing and fly fishing. Do you know of other recreational activities at River Derwent? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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