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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk

19/01/2018

In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island

16/01/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track

05/01/2018

The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.More

Castle Rock

45. Castle Rock (Flinders Island)

time 1.5 hours return (3.3km one way)
access
From the town of Whitemark travel north (towards Palana) on road B85. Turn left to Allports Beach at a junction 17km north of Whitemark. Watch for ‘Castle Rock track and car park’ sign approximately 2km from this junction. See map
facilities Toilets, picnic table, wood barbecues and tank water are available at nearby Allports Beach.
grade Level 2 Moderate grade with no steep sections
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, unpatrolled beached, subject to large waves
prohibited Mountain bikes are not permitted along the beaches.

Castle Rock is a massive granite boulder by the shoreline on Marshall Beach. A wonderful beach walk.