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Richardsons Beach wins clean beach award

11/11/2014

Richardsons Beach, one of Freycinet National Park's many beautiful beaches, was the Overall Winner of the Keep Australia Beautiful Tasmania Clean Beaches awards this year.More

Arthur-Pieman tracks to re-open

10/11/2014

By Christmas this year, recreational off-road vehicle drivers will be able to access the full length of the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area from the Arthur River in the north to the Pieman River in the south.More

Bruny Island Quarantine Station - now open five days a week

13/10/2014

The Wildcare Inc Friends of the Bruny Island Quarantine Station and the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) are pleased to announce the Quarantine Station will be open five days a week from 10am to 4pm over the summer months.More

Tahune AirWalk

13. Tahune Airwalk

time Tahune AirWalk - 50 minute return (1.6km circuit); McKays Track - 1 hour return (3km circuit); Huon Pine Track - 20 minutes return (500m one way)
access Road A6 to Geeveston, then roads C632 and C631 to Tahune AirWalk which is 29 km from Geeveston. The speed limit after Geeveston is 60 km/h.Allow 90 minutes from Hobart. See map
fees Site admission fees apply to the AirWalk. Site closed Christmas Day and during hazardous weather conditions. See the Forestry Tasmania website for full details, including prices and opening hours.
facilities Extensive picnic areas in bush surrounds with gas barbecues, shelters, toilets and Huon pine walking track. Visitor centre includes licensed café. Camping and campervan areas provided.
grade Level 1 The AirWalk itself is just 620m in length and is a level structure with a steel walkway. Transport is provided to the start of the AirWalk for those with walking difficulties. Wheelchair users can travel in their own vehicle to the start of AirWalk entrance and wheelchairs can be safely pushed around the AirWalk. For those without walking difficulties, the AirWalk and access paths are a total distance of 1.6km and include 112 steps.
Level 2 - McKays Track crosses both the Picton and the Huon rivers by two swinging bridges and then leads back to the AirWalk.
Level 2 - Huon Pine Track is a short track allowing access to both old and young Huon pines.
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, flowing waters.
prohibited Dogs are welcome in the reserve if kept on a leash. The AirWalk itself is not suitable for dogs

Gaze into the trees and river with a bird’s-eye view as you walk 20 metres above the forest floor. Continuous safety fencing ensures that there’s no risk of falling and the AirWalk has been designed to withstand cyclone-strength winds.

Highlights

The Tahune Airwalk offers a rare chance to gain a perspective on a part of the forest that is rarely seen by people - the canopy.