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Planning for a sustainable future at Freycinet

The Draft Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan has been released and public comment is now sought on the plan.

Freycinet National Park is one of Tasmania’s premier tourism hotspots and the Parks and Wildlife Service has been working with key stakeholders to develop a high quality environmentally, economically and socially sustainable Freycinet visitor experience for the next 20 years.

The Draft Freycinet Master Plan (download as PDF [27MB]) aims to protect and manage the values that make the Freycinet Peninsula special while ensuring it can continue to play an important part in the Tasmanian tourism industry and remain a world-class visitor destination.

Your input is welcome and may be provided: 

in writing addressed to

Draft Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan 2018
Director of National Parks and Wildlife
GPO Box 1751
Hobart TAS 7001


by email to 


Your comments should be received by 9:00am Monday, 23 July 2018.