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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video

16/04/2018

Visitor safety in Tasmania's national parks and reserves has received a major investment with a suite of projects, including a new feature video on bushwalking preparation and safety.More

Draft Frenchmans Cap Recreation Zone Plan 2018

12/04/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has released the Draft Recreation Zone Plan 2018 for the Frenchmans Cap area.More

Redeveloped Lake Tahune Hut now open

12/04/2018

A locally designed and built, energy-efficient and sustainable hut is now welcoming bushwalkers at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.More

Maria Island

Virtual Visit

You are about to arrive at Maria Island. The year is 1927. Take a look around...

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Maria Island and the Cement Works 1927. (Parks and Wildlife Service)
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Virtual Tours

Arriving at Maria Island today is a totally different experience to what it would have been when the cement works were in operation. Can you imagine what it would have been like arriving in the 1820s, when the island was a penal settlement?