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Join us for the Power of Parks forum at Launceston

22/07/2016

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) in partnership with the University of Tasmania is exploring The Power of Parks through a series of UTAS public forums celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania's overall identify.More

Shipwreck identified as the Viola

19/07/2016

Timber samples from a ship wrecked on Tasmania's East Coast nearly 160 years ago have been identified as the Canadian-built brig Viola.More

Prosecution for Stanley penguin deaths

15/07/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) and the Circular Head Council have conducted a joint investigation after 18 little penguins were found dead near a rookery in Stanley on the State's North-West coast last week.More

Great Bushwalks

Australia's most mountainous State boasts some of the best overnight bushwalking experiences to be found. The spectacular, jagged peaks of the Tasmanian wilderness provide an unforgettable backdrop for famous walks such as the Overland Track. The diversity of walking opportunities in Tasmania can take you through ancient rainforests, across unique alpine plateaus, pristine white sand beaches and along the edge of the highest seas cliffs in Australia.

Three Capes Track

Tasmania's new, iconic bushwalk, the Three Capes Track, is now open for bookings. The premier coastal walk in Australia awaits you.

Overland Track

Covering over 65 km of the finest mountain wilderness in Australia, the Overland Track is Australia's premier bushwalk.

Frenchmans Cap

The shining quartzite dome of Frenchmans Cap is a major goal for many, hardy bushwalkers.

Freycinet Peninsula Circuit

The famous Freycinet Peninsula Circuit is a meca for bushwalkers seeking a coastal walk.

South Coast Track

The South Coast Track lies along the southern margin of the Southwest National Park and will take you through wild, inspiring country.

Tasman Coastal Trail

The Tasman Coastal Trail within the Tasman National Park follows one of the most spectacular coastlines in Australia, with some of the country’s highest sea cliffs.

Walls of Jerusalem

The Walls of Jerusalem beckons well-prepared walkers to a spectacular alpine region in the central north of Tasmania.