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Progress on Cradle Mountain Master Plan

19/10/2017

An important milestone in the Cradle Mountain Master Plan project has been reached following a competitive tender process, with Cumulus Studio chosen to design the Cradle Mountain gateway precinct and the Dove Lake viewing shelter.More

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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Extreme fire danger closes Freycinet National Park tracks

12/10/2006

Extreme fire danger has caused the closure of all walking tracks in Tasmania's Freycinet National Park on the East Coast, including the popular route to Wineglass Bay.

All open flame fires outdoors are also banned.

Parks and Wildlife Service General Manager, Peter Mooney, said extreme fire danger meant that the Wineglass Bay track and lookout, the Hazards tracks, Mt Amos track, Sleepy Bay and Little Gravelly tracks, Cape Tourville walking tracks and all walking tracks beyond (north of) the Apsley Waterhole in the Douglas Apsley National Park are all closed today until further notice.

Mr Mooney said the situation will be reviewed later today.
Visitors to Freycinet are asked to contact the visitor centre on 6256 7000 to check conditions.