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Exciting new proposal for Tasmania's South East Cape


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


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.

Tourism opportunity for Tasman Island


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

Marakoopa Cave Re-opens


Marakoopa Cave at the Mole Creek Karst National Park has re-opened, six weeks after a rock fall near the entrance resulted in the cave being closed to the public.

Parks and Wildlife Service Northern Region manager, Chris Colley, said that wet weather caused the rock fall and was also responsible for delaying the work required to re-open the cave.

"Advice from a geotechnical engineer was that the steep slope above the cave entrance needed to be stabilised before the cave could be re-opened," Mr Colley said.

"This work involved trained staff working on ropes to check the stability of rocks on the steep slope and dislodge any loose rocks. It was quite difficult work that covered an area of about 50 metres wide by150 metres above the cave entrance."

"We're pleased that the work has been completed and the cave is again available to the public."