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Viewing platform upgrades for Rocky Cape's Aboriginal heritage sites

13/02/2018

Two viewing platforms have been replaced as part of visitor facility improvements at Rocky Cape National Park on the North-West Coast. The platforms are at the Lee Archer Cave and South Cave sites, which have highly significant Aboriginal heritage values.More

Urban focus for World Wetlands Day

01/02/2018

'Wetlands for a sustainable future' is the theme for World Wetlands Day 2018. This international celebration of the significance of wetland environments is held annually on 2 February.More

Stage Three of Three Capes Track complete

29/01/2018

Stage Three of the award-winning Three Capes Track has now been completed. The Cape Raoul and Shipstern Bluff lookout tracks have been upgraded to a class 3 dry boot standard track consistent with the existing Three Capes walks.More

Eaglehawk Neck

Access

Getting there

The Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site is located on the scenic Tasman Peninsula. It can be visited in conjunction with Port Arthur and the Coal Mines Historic Site.

From Hobart, take the Tasman Highway (A3) to Sorell and turn right onto the A9 for Port Arthur. The Officer's Quarters is the only remaining stucture at Eaglehawk Neck from the convict era and has a good display which relates the history of the area. If travelling south towards Port Arthur, just before you reach The Neck turn off to your left and follow the road signs to the Officer's Quarters car park.

Parking and wheelchair access are available in front of the building. Alternatively park at the Community Hall at The Neck and walk back up the pathway to the old wooden building.