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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

Update on park, reserve or track closures

15/12/2006

The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that the bushfire threat in eastern Tasmania has resulted in the closure of some walking tracks and reserves.

Freycinet National Park

The Parks and Wildlife Service wishes to advise that all walking tracks in Freycinet National Park have now re-opened as of 15 December. For information about Freycinet National Park contact the Freycinet Visitor Centre on 6256 7000.

Douglas Apsley National Park

Walking tracks in the Douglas Apsley National Park remain closed until further notice due to the fire situation in the northeast. People intending to visit the park are advised to postpone their visit until the fire threat eases.

Three Thumbs State Reserve

As a result of a large fire near Kellevie, there is currently no access to the Three Thumbs State Reserve south of Orford. The reserve will remain closed until the fire threat eases and the Wielangta Road re-opens.