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Eco-tourism projects proceed to the next stage of the EOI process


The Hodgman Liberal Government has announced that four projects will proceed to the next stage of the Expression Of Interest process.More

Improved access to Ralphs Falls


The Ralphs Falls track, one of Tasmania's 60 Great Short Walks within the Mt Victoria Regional Reserve, is now open to the public after repairs and upgrades.More

Providing a safe environment for penguins requires responsible dog ownership


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) suspect that dogs are responsible for six more penguin deaths at Sulphur Creek near Burnie on 1 November, bringing the total to 20 penguins killed in the area over the last seven days.More

Visitor Research and Statistics

National Parks and Reserves Attendance

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Visitor Statistics

Visitor statistics are used to manage Tasmania's national parks and reserves for visitors.

An understanding of patterns of use allows managers to make informed decisions about providing facilities to enhance visitor enjoyment and safety, and to protect 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

Walkers on tracks in selected national parks and reserves

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