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Celebrating 100 years of national parks

26/08/2016

All Tasmanians are invited to celebrate the centenary of two of our most loved national parks, Freycinet and Mount Field, with a major festival at Freycinet and events at other parks, during the centenary weekend of 27-29 August.More

Repairing the infrastructure of Tasmania's parks

19/08/2016

The flood and storm events in June and July of this year had a significant impact on Tasmania's iconic national parks and reserves, and the current damage bill is expected to exceed $6.4 million.More

Festival of Bright Ideas

05/08/2016

As part of the celebration of the centenary of Tasmania's national parks, and in conjunction with National Science Week, a four day community event showcasing science, culture, food, tourism, music, innovation and health is being held on the West Coast.More

Cape Raoul

6. Cape Raoul

time 5 hour return walk (7km one way)
access B37 from Port Arthur. Drive 8km west of Port Arthur, then turn left at the sign to Highcroft and Stormlea, located at Parsons Bay creek. (If travelling from Nubeena, turn right into this road 3km south of Nubeena.)  See map
fees Park entry fees apply.
facilities No facilities at car park or on track. Public toilets and drinking water are available at Port Arthur or Nubeena.
grade Level 4. Some rough uphill sections; moderate degree of fitness required.
what to take Group C items
cautions Supervise children, hazardous cliffs, unprotected track edges
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

Cape RaoulPhoto by Sylvia Outridge
Stunning coastal seascapes that include rock platforms, towering cliffs and columns, off-shore islands and swirling seas. Take your lunch, spend some time and gaze in awe at majestic views.

Highlights

Cape Raoul has extensive heathland and coastal scrub complex communities.