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Horsetail Falls walk now open

15/11/2017

Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens

10/11/2017

The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.More

Maintaining vigilance with campfires

03/11/2017

Parks and Wildlife Service staff have thanked the many campers who have heeded the restrictions placed on campfires and pot fires, but ask that park and reserve visitors continue to take care while the fire risk remains high in certain areas of the State.More

Richmond Gaol

Access

Richmond is 25 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Follow the Tasman Highway towards Hobart Airport and turn left on the Cambridge exit and proceed along B31 to Richmond. For a round trip return to Hobart via Risdon on C324. This was a controversial road built by Richmond convicts under Governor Arthur in the 1830s.

In Richmond the gaol is located behind the former courthouse.

It is open daily. Phone (03) 62602127 for further details.