The Don College, DEVONPORT

Name: The Don College
Type: Secondary School
Address: Watkinson Street Devonport
Postcode: 7310
State: Tasmania
Region North West
Phone: (03) 6424 0200
Fax: (03) 6424 9740
Pupils: 860

Don College is located in a beautiful bush setting, close to the Don River and Coles Beach. Students at Don College can enjoy outdoor activities such as kayaking, surfing, camping and courses in life-saving. 

The international rowing centre is nearby at Lake Barrington, as are the city of Devonport's Olympic swimming pool, basketball, netball, hockey, cricket and soccer centres. Don College students participate in many local sporting teams.


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