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New lease of life for original lighthouse vents

15/05/2018

As part of the ongoing conservation of the Cape Bruny and Maatsuyker Island lighthouses, a team effort has been underway to restore the original bronze vents from the lighthouses' lantern rooms.More

Record visitor numbers at Highfield Historic Site

09/05/2018

Visitation numbers at Highfield Historic Site in Stanley have reached a record high, with 12,535 people visiting in the 12 months ending March 2018.More

Cradle Mountain shuttle bus tender awarded

08/05/2018

A new bus fleet featuring environmentally friendly technology and vehicles with improved accessibility and increased capacity will help to meet increasing visitor numbers following the awarding of the tender to McDermott Coaches.More

Governor Island Marine Reserve

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Governor Island is found less than two hundred metres off the coast of Bicheno. It is generally approached from Waubs Gulch which contains a small and protected boat harbour. Boats can be easily launched from the ramp at 'The Gulch'. Public toilets can be found a couple of minutes walk from the jetty.

The Governor Island Marine Reserve includes the island itself, Alligator Rock and all waters 400m eastward from the shoreline of Governor Island. The reserve covers an area of 60 ha.