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Exciting new proposal for Tasmania's South East Cape

16/10/2017

Award-winning local tourism operator Ian Johnstone can now progress a new project to lease and licence negotiations under the Tourism Opportunities in Tasmania's National Parks, Reserves and Crown Land process.More

Wineglass Bay track upgrade complete

16/10/2017

One of Tasmania's most iconic tourism experiences, the walk to Wineglass Bay from the lookout to the beach, has now re-opened after a $500,000 upgrade initiated through the Government's Tourism Infrastructure in Parks fund.
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Tourism opportunity for Tasman Island

12/10/2017

Tourists could soon enjoy the beautiful Tasman National Park from the air, as a change to the management plan could open it up for sensitive and appropriate aircraft access.More

Narawntapu National Park, Hawley Nature Reserve Management Plan 2016

The full version of the Narawntapu National Park, Hawley Nature Reserve Management Plan 2016 can be downloaded as a PDF.

Summary

The scenic natural landscapes of the Park contain intrinsically important environmental values which also underpin the value of the Park for recreation and tourism. Many features of the Park are also of scientific and educational interest. The Park also contains features of Aboriginal and historic heritage value.

The management plan provides for conservation of the values of the Park and the Reserve. In the case of Narawntapu National Park, the plan also provides for visitor access and facilities.
 
To these ends, the management plan:

- zones the Park and Reserve to take account of different features and values and direct and manage visitor activities and impacts;

- focuses on conservation of threatened and priority flora and fauna species and communities with CAR or National Estate values;

- protects Aboriginal and historic heritage features and values;

- in the national park, identifies key locations for provision of visitor facilities and services at a number of locations in the Springlawn area, and at Badger Head and West Head; and

- promotes the Park as an important visitor destination in northern Tasmania.