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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

Strategic fuel reduction burn for Ansons Bay

08/10/2014

The Parks and Wildlife Service is continuing its fuel reduction burning program with a planned burn of about 425 ha in the Ansons Bay area of Mt William National Park.More

New Cockle Creek bridge completed for tourist season

07/10/2014

A new bridge at Cockle Creek in the far south of Tasmania has been completed, just in time for the start of the busy spring/summer tourist season.More

Three Capes Track Project

Introduction

  Cape Pillar Peninsula from the Blade
(Photo courtesy of Stuart Gibson)


The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service’s largest and most ambitious track project, the Three Capes Track, will be a world class, multi-day walking experience on the Tasman Peninsula along a track up to 82 km in length. The track will showcase Cape Raoul, Cape Pillar and Cape Hauy as well as stunning natural features and scenery including dolerite cliffs and ocean views.

Visitors will be offered two experiences: the majority will be independent walkers that book accommodation in public huts, and there will also be a commercially guided walk with separate private huts.

The Tasmanian and Australian Governments have committed $25.3 million to construct Stage 1 and 2 of the Three Capes Track; $12.8 million from the Tasmanian Government and $12.5 million from the Australian Government.

The Tasmanian Government will also invest $4 million towards Stage 3 of the Three Capes Track, and is seeking funding from the Australian Government.

It is proposed the first walkers will embark on the track in November 2015.

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