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Upgrade for Wineglass Bay Track


Freycinet is the State's most visited national park, with 286,000 visitors in 2016, with about 34 per cent of visitors to Freycinet walking to the Wineglass Bay beach.More

New ecotourism experience at Narawntapu


Tasmania's parks and reserves are extraordinary and the Hodgman Liberal Government's Expression of Interest (EOI) process is allowing the world to experience it through sensitive and appropriate developments in our national parks and World Heritage areas.More

International award for Three Capes Track


The Three Capes Track has been recognized internationally, with the experience winning the International Planning and Design Award by American Trails at the International Trails Symposium in Dayton, Ohio.More

Projects Funded by National Parks Entry Fees

Your park entry fee forms a major part of the funding for national park and reserve management throughout Tasmania. The many facilities provide visitors with a range of options to maximise their safety and enjoyment within Tasmania's world class system of parks and reserves.

Current Projects Funded by National Parks Entry Fees 2013/14

In 2013/14, your contribution has provided funds for the following projects. Total expenditure was $4,604,345. 

Ben Lomond National Park

Skifield Operations and Maintenance

Cradle Mountain / Lake St Clair National Park

Shuttle Bus

Waste Water Treatment – Operations and Maintenance

Sewerage Treatment

Freycinet National Park

Visitor Centre Operations

Hartz Mountains

Operations and Maintenance

Hastings Caves State Reserve

Cave and Pool Visitor Services

Maria Island National Park

Operations and Maintenance

Sea Vessel

Mt Field National Park

Visitor Centre Operations

Mt William National Park

Operations and Maintenance

Narawntapu National Park

Operations and Maintenance

South Bruny National Park

Operations and Maintenance

Southwest National Park

Huonville / Melaleuca / Cockle Creek / Maatsuyker Island - Operations and Maintenance 

Southwest Conservation Area

Weed Eradication

Tasman National Park

Fortescue Bay Campground Caretaker and Maintenance

Walls of Jerusalem National Park

Operations and Maintenance



Visitor Reception Officers

Aboriginal Trainee Ranger Program

Improvements to PWS asset record system

Liffey Falls Contribution

Research Rolling Surveys

Discovery Ranger Program

Seasonal Fire Crew

West Coast Weed and Fire Management Strategy

Asset Maintenance

Marine Reserve Management and Monitoring

SE Ramsar Project

The following web pages list projects funded by park entry fees in previous financial years: