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Call for volunteer caretakers for Maatsuyker Island

09/12/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking volunteer caretakers for the coming two years on the remote and spectacular Maatsuyker Island in Tasmania's south-west.More

Update on work to restore access to flood-affected sites

23/11/2016

The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is continuing repair work to restore access to sites affected by the June flood event.More

Maria Island ferry service will unlock tourism opportunities

22/11/2016

The Tasmanian Government has secured a new, year-round regular passenger ferry service to Maria Island National Park, which will help the island fulfil its potential to be one of the state's best tourism attractions.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.