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Join us for the Power of Parks forum at Launceston

22/07/2016

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) in partnership with the University of Tasmania is exploring The Power of Parks through a series of UTAS public forums celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania's overall identify.More

Shipwreck identified as the Viola

19/07/2016

Timber samples from a ship wrecked on Tasmania's East Coast nearly 160 years ago have been identified as the Canadian-built brig Viola.More

Prosecution for Stanley penguin deaths

15/07/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) and the Circular Head Council have conducted a joint investigation after 18 little penguins were found dead near a rookery in Stanley on the State's North-West coast last week.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.