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Join us for the Power of Parks forum at Launceston

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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

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Prosecution for Stanley penguin deaths

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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

Cape Raoul

6. Cape Raoul

time 5 hour return walk (7km one way)
access B37 from Port Arthur. Drive 8km west of Port Arthur, then turn left at the sign to Highcroft and Stormlea, located at Parsons Bay creek. (If travelling from Nubeena, turn right into this road 3km south of Nubeena.)  See map
fees Park entry fees apply.
facilities No facilities at car park or on track. Public toilets and drinking water are available at Port Arthur or Nubeena.
grade Level 4. Some rough uphill sections; moderate degree of fitness required.
what to take Group C items
cautions Supervise children, hazardous cliffs, unprotected track edges
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

Cape RaoulPhoto by Sylvia Outridge
Stunning coastal seascapes that include rock platforms, towering cliffs and columns, off-shore islands and swirling seas. Take your lunch, spend some time and gaze in awe at majestic views.

Highlights

Cape Raoul has extensive heathland and coastal scrub complex communities.