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Call for bilingual rangers to welcome Asian visitors


After a successful trial last year, the Parks and Wildlife Service is increasing its intake of bilingual Discovery Rangers to help provide a quality experience for the increasing number of Asian visitors.More

Comment sought on altering the management plan for Tasman National Park


The State Government is seeking public opinion on the next step to make it easier for tourists and Tasmanians to access and enjoy our natural assets.More

East Coast Whale Trail opened


Whales and visitors to the East Coast will get closer together with a series of new whale viewing sites created between larapuna/Bay of Fires and the Tasman Peninsula.More

Narawntapu National Park


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Situated on the central north coast of Tasmania, Narawntapu National Park is less than one hours drive from Launceston. From Launceston, you can get to West Head and Badger Beach at the eastern end of the park by driving up the West Tamar Highway and turning left into C721.

The main body of the park, Springlawn and Bakers Beach, is accessible from B71 east of Devonport or B72 north of Westbury. Watch for the marked turnoff to the park, C740.

Please take care when driving at night as you are sharing the road with wildlife.

Public transport and tours

Visitors wishing to use public transport or tours to access the park should visit our web page on Access to Tasmania's National Parks, Reserves and Walking Tracks.