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Have your say on Freycinet


Public comment is now invited on the Draft Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan.More

Ben Lomond recovery works update


Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) will oversee the recovery works at Ben Lomond after a recent fire destroyed essential infrastructure.More

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Park Ideas - Mole Creek

Climb a mountain from the inside!

For cave tour, enquiries and bookings please find all park contacts at the office locations and contacts page.

Go on a 45-minute tour through Marakoopa Cave and see the magnificent underground chambers.


Mole Creek cave group

 Things you can do

  • • Walk through Gondwanan rainforest, see the tree ferns, myrtle and sassafras. 
  • • Follow the creek on the 500 m walking track and look out for karst features along the way (20 mins). Use the picnic shelters and BBQ area. 
  • • See the beautiful Tasmanian yellow gums shedding their bark.

Things you may be lucky to see

Glowworms – one of the largest evening displays in Australia 
Cave crickets, pseudoscorpions and cave spiders can be found living on the cave walls. More information on cave critters can be found here.
Anaspides, the little mountain shrimp, lives in the creeks. 
Platypus are occasionally seen swimming in the creek.