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Upgraded helipads improve safety for the Overland Track

29/09/2016

The Tasmanian Air Rescue Trust has provided funding to enable the upgrading of helipads on the Overland Track, improving the ability of rescue teams to reach walkers and staff in case of emergency.More

Experience national parks through art

23/09/2016

Arts in Parks is a project that celebrates the two decade long partnership between the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service and Arts Tasmania to deliver the wilderness residency program for artists.More

Parks driving boom in visitor numbers

22/09/2016

Tasmania's parks are driving the boom in visitor numbers to the State. Record numbers of visitors are flocking to Freycinet and Mount Field as the two parks celebrate 100 years since their reservation in 1916.More

South Cape Bay

9. South Cape Bay

time 4 hours return (7.7km one way)
access Road C636 from Lune River township to Cockle Creek. Park your car adjacent to the information booth at the end of the road (unsealed road) See map
fees Park entry fees apply.
facilities Toilets and unpowered camping areas
grade Level 3
what to take Group C items
cautions Supervise children, hazardous cliffs, unprotected track edges, unpatrolled beached – swim with caution
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

Within the Southwest National Park, this walk starts from the end of Australia’s most southerly road and is the eastern end of the popular 7 day South Coast Track to Port Davey.  It’s a great place, so take your lunch and make a good day of it.

Highlights

Australia's most southern coastline is also the country's most unspoilt. No roads lead to this beautiful, untouched and often wild region. This track will allow you to experience this region the way it has been since long before the impacts that Europeans wrought upon so many parts of Australia.