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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

Updated on parks affected by bushfires.

14/01/2013

Mount Field National Park is open for day use only. The tracks around the visitor centre, including Russell Falls and Tall Trees-Lady Barron Falls, are open. The campground and alpine area tracks remain closed due to the Lake Repulse fire and fire activity in the Broad River area.


Freycinet National Park is open, including the tracks to Wineglass Bay.


Southwest National Park: a 49,000 hectare fire continues to affect the area between Port Davey and Lake Pedder.  Closed tracks include:  Western and Eastern Arthurs tracks, the Port Davey Track, Old Port Davey Track, Junction Creek Track, Arthur Plains Track, Cracroft Valley Track, Blakes Opening - Huon Track and the Old River traverse. The Huon and Edgar campgrounds remain closed.


Southwest National Park: The Scotts Peak Road and Mt Anne Circuit and Lake Judd Track are open. Access is still available to Melaleuca, however visitors are advised not to travel north of Melaleuca.


Rocky Cape National Park, including all walking tracks, is open.


Tasman National Park has been affected by the Forcett fire. All Tasman National Park tracks are closed, including Waterfall Bay to Fortescue Bay, Cape Hauy, Cape Pillar, Cape Raoul and Shipstern Bluff. Tracks in the Eagle Hawk Neck area remain closed.


The Fortescue Bay Road and campground are closed.


Lime Bay State Reserve and Remarkable Cave are open.


For the latest information on bushfires go to the Tasmania Fire Service website www.fire.tas.gov.au or listen to your local ABC radio.