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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

Cradle Cafe New Operator

09/08/2005

The Cradle Mountain café is set to re-open in October following an expression of interest (EOI) process seeking an operator by the Parks and Wildlife Service in late May.

Parks and Wildlife Service general manager, Peter Mooney, said that Federal Hotels and Resorts was the successful respondent of the expression of interest process.

"Federal Hotels and Resorts is one of Tasmania's most experienced tourist operators and their properties include the Cradle Mountain Chateau and the Wilderness Gallery at Cradle Mountain," said Mr Mooney.

"We are very confident they will deliver a high standard of customer service in a key site at Cradle Mountain, which is the gateway to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area."

The Cradle Mountain café is located at the former airstrip. The building includes a separate information centre operated by the Parks and Wildlife Service, which serves as the terminal for the Cradle shuttle service.

This initiative is part of the State Government's commitment to progressing Tasmania Together Goal 21 - Value, protect and conserve our natural and cultural heritage.