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Funding for walking tracks

22/08/2014

The Tasmanian Government has committed funding totalling $6 million for the South Coast Track and the final stage of the Three Capes Track.More

Cockle Creek bridge update

12/08/2014

Work is progressing on construction of a new bridge at Cockle Creek. The photo shows the strengthening works completed on the existing bridge, new piles and head stock for the replacement bridge, and the excavator preparing for new piles to be driven.More

Replacement of Cockle Creek bridge

09/07/2014

Visitors to Cockle Creek in Tasmania's Far South are advised that the Cockle Creek bridge will be closed from approximately 14 July to the end of August 2014, while the old bridge is removed and a replacement bridge is constructed.More

Visitor Research and Statistics

National Parks and Reserves Attendance

photo of ranger collecting statistics stats

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