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Bruny Island Quarantine Station - now open five days a week

13/10/2014

The Wildcare Inc Friends of the Bruny Island Quarantine Station and the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) are pleased to announce the Quarantine Station will be open five days a week from 10am to 4pm over the summer months.More

Strategic fuel reduction burn for Ansons Bay

08/10/2014

The Parks and Wildlife Service is continuing its fuel reduction burning program with a planned burn of about 425 ha in the Ansons Bay area of Mt William National Park.More

New Cockle Creek bridge completed for tourist season

07/10/2014

A new bridge at Cockle Creek in the far south of Tasmania has been completed, just in time for the start of the busy spring/summer tourist season.More

Visitor Research and Statistics

National Parks and Reserves Attendance

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Visitor Statistics

Tasmania's national parks and reserves and the many recreational opportunities they provide are a major drawcard for visitors from Tasmania, the Australian mainland and overseas.

The collation of visitor statistics plays a major role in the management of these important resources. An understanding of patterns of use allows managers to make informed decisions about providing facilities to enhance visitor enjoyment and safety, as well as ensuring the protection of the natural and cultural values for which the parks and reserves were created.

The following visitor statistics are available:

Visitors to National Parks - Financial Year

Walkers on the Overland Track - Financial Year

Disclaimer: This information was created by the Parks and Wildlife Service for its own purposes. This information was created via surveys or other estimating procedures. While care has been taken to ensure the information is correct and accurate as possible, these results should be used for general information and should not be treated as perfect or exact. Therefore, the Parks and Wildlife Service does not guarantee, and accepts no legal liability whatsoever arising from, or connected to, the use of any material contained in this report. The Parks and Wildlife Service recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to their use of this website and that users carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of this material for their purposes. This information is not a substitute for independent professional advice and users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

Other Visitor Research

Further information on the range of visitors to Tasmania in general is available from Tourism Tasmania at http://www.tourismtasmania.com.au/research