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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

Draft Tasman National Park Management Plan 2016 (Altering the Tasman National Park and Reserves Management Plan 2011)

The full version of the Draft Tasman National Park Management Plan 2016 can be downloaded as a PDF.


Tasman National Park is currently managed in accordance with the statutory management plan, the Tasman National Park and Reserves Management Plan 2011 (management plan).

The management plan is being altered to achieve the Tasmanian Government’s policy of realising the potential of Tasmania’s natural areas by broadening the range of exciting and unique tourism experiences on offer in our national parks and reserves. 

This draft management plan, if approved, will have the effect of altering the management plan to remove provisions that restrict helicopter landings on Tasman Island and allow for the consideration of recreational and tourism access on Tasman Island. 

Section 2 sets out background information about the proposed alterations. 

Section 3 sets out the actual proposed alterations to the management plan. 

The management of Tasman National Park will be governed by the Tasman National Park and Reserves Management Plan 2011 and this draft management plan (once approved), read together.