Our Latest News

Horsetail Falls walk now open

15/11/2017

Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens

10/11/2017

The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.More

Maintaining vigilance with campfires

03/11/2017

Parks and Wildlife Service staff have thanked the many campers who have heeded the restrictions placed on campfires and pot fires, but ask that park and reserve visitors continue to take care while the fire risk remains high in certain areas of the State.More

Eaglehawk Neck

Access

Getting there

The Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site is located on the scenic Tasman Peninsula. It can be visited in conjunction with Port Arthur and the Coal Mines Historic Site.

From Hobart, take the Tasman Highway (A3) to Sorell and turn right onto the A9 for Port Arthur. The Officer's Quarters is the only remaining stucture at Eaglehawk Neck from the convict era and has a good display which relates the history of the area. If travelling south towards Port Arthur, just before you reach The Neck turn off to your left and follow the road signs to the Officer's Quarters car park.

Parking and wheelchair access are available in front of the building. Alternatively park at the Community Hall at The Neck and walk back up the pathway to the old wooden building.