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East Coast Whale Trail opened

30/09/2016

Whales and visitors to the East Coast will get closer together with a series of new whale viewing sites created between larapuna/Bay of Fires and the Tasman Peninsula.More

Upgraded helipads improve safety for the Overland Track

29/09/2016

The Tasmanian Air Rescue Trust has provided funding to enable the upgrading of helipads on the Overland Track, improving the ability of rescue teams to reach walkers and staff in case of emergency.More

Experience national parks through art

23/09/2016

Arts in Parks is a project that celebrates the two decade long partnership between the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service and Arts Tasmania to deliver the wilderness residency program for artists.More

Douglas-Apsley National Park closed due to fire

08/02/2013

Freycinet National Park walking tracks and four-wheel drive tracks have re-opened today, Friday, 8 February 2013, but the Douglas-Apsley National Park is closed until further notice.


Due to a fire currently burning near the Douglas-Apsley National Park, access to the northern part of the national park, Thompsons Marshes, is closed until further notice.


The entire Leeaberra Walking Track, including the Heritage Falls Track and Apsley Gorge Circuit are also closed for public safety. The short walking track from the Rosedale Road car park to the Apsley Waterhole remains open for public access.


For further information on current bushfires please refer to www.fire.tas.gov.au


For information on walking / 4WD tracks contact the Freycinet Field Centre on 6256 7070.