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100 years on, Old Pelion Hut retains its charm

19/09/2017

One of Tasmania's favourite historic mountain huts, Old Pelion Hut in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, is celebrating its centenary this year.More

Future-proofing our tourism icons

18/09/2017

Environment and Parks Minister Matthew Groom has announced that $8 million will be allocated to upgrade vital infrastructure in our parks and reserves over the next two years.More

Tenders advertised for Freycinet Master Plan

28/08/2017

Freycinet is one of the absolute jewels in Tasmania's crown, with locals and visitors flocking to the area in droves to experience one of the world's most stunning areas.
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area

Northern Section

The northern section of The Bay of Fires is within the Mt William National Park. It extends from the northern shore of the Ansons Bay outlet to Eddystone Point.

Access

This section can be accessed from the Eddystone Road, just before the Lighthouse. Foot access only to Abbotsbury Beach is a 15 minute walk over the sand dunes to the beach. Please note that dogs are prohibited, as you are within a national park.

Camping

There are no facilities on this section of the Bay of Fires. The area is day use only. Carry drinking water with you.

However, just north of Eddystone Point, you will find camping and facilities at Deep Creek. The campground is accesses via the turn-off on the left before the Eddystone Lighthouse.

Facilities here include bore water, untreated tank water and pit toilets. See Camping and Cabin Fees for further information and costs. Park Entry Fees apply for this northern section of the Bay of Fires. Dogs are prohibited at the Deep Creek Campground.

Picnic facilities and a pit toilet are available at at Picnic Rocks, and there is also a toilet, boat launching and picnic facilities at Eddystone Lighthouse Carpark.

There are no shops or other facilities in this area.