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Explore Three Capes this August


Tasmania's award-winning Three Capes Track has been a runaway hit with walkers, with more than 28,000 local, national and international visitors completing it since it opened in December 2015.More

Flags fly at Mount Nelson once again


Tasmania's first signal station has been restored more than 200 years since it began operation on Mount Nelson.

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Funding for walking tracks


The Tasmanian Government has committed funding totalling $6 million for the South Coast Track and the final stage of the Three Capes Track.

$2 million will be spent on upgrading the South Coast Track, from Melaleuca to Cockle Creek, to improve access to this spectacular natural asset. The funding will be used to upgrade existing infrastructure, do minor rerouting where the established tracks have become difficult to access, and provide safe access to beach areas.

The South Coast Track is already one of Tasmania's Great Bushwalks attracting approximately 1,500 walkers per year.

A further $4 million has been committed to contribute to the completion of the Three Capes Track.

The completed walk will take in dramatic vistas of the wild and remote sea cliffs in the Tasman National Park and will be one of the world's greatest coastal walking experiences.

Funding for walking tracks

Walking Track Services crew at work at The Blade, Cape Pillar, on the Three Capes Track. Photo courtesy Geoff Lea.

Funding for walking tracks

South Cape Bay on the South Coast Track.

Funding for walking tracks

A track worker's work toolkit on the South Coast Track. Photo courtesy Geoff Lea.