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Draft Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan

15/01/2015

The Tasmanian Government has today released a draft of the updated Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan.More

New sign celebrates the Overland Track experience

14/01/2015

In the 1960s, visitor information signs at Lake St Clair warned of no trapping, hunting, shooting, picking shrubs, cutting timber and grazing stock. Times have changed, with a new sign installation helping Overland Track walkers to celebrate their walk.More

Overland trek guide for young adventurers

14/01/2015

Of the 8000 people who tackle the world-famous Overland Track each year, almost one in ten is under 18 years old. A new publication from the Parks and Wildlife Service recognises that the experience is different for children.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.