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Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park

24/08/2019

Public comment is invited on the draft Tasman National Park Fly Neighbourly Advice. The draft Fly Neighbourly Advice has been prepared by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service in response to increasing air traffic over the Tasman National Park.More

Hybrid diesel-electric shuttle buses at Cradle Mountain - a first for National p

19/08/2019

When you next visit Cradle Mountain you will be able to step aboard one of the new hybrid, diesel-electric, shuttle buses on your trip to Dove Lake. These new buses will reduce emissions and deliver a quieter, all mobility friendly, visitor experience.More

AFAC Independent Operational Review of the 2018-19 bushfires

08/08/2019

Following the 2018-19 bushfires the Tasmanian Government commissioned an independent report by the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Council to review the overall response and identify areas where more can be done to improve the State's response andMore

5. Arthur–Pieman Conservation Area

Parks for all People - Access for the mobility impaired in Tasmania's national parks and reserves

From Smithton, take the A2 west to Marrawah, and then follow the C214 south to Arthur River.

The Arthur–Pieman Conservation Area covers over 10 000 hectares along the rugged northwest coast of Tasmania. Within the reserve, the Arthur River area has a good range of facilities to choose from. The Peppermint and Manuka Campgrounds have accessible toilet facilities. The campgrounds themselves are accessible, although assistance may be required with the grassy areas. 

Gardiner Point day use area and viewing platform is also accessible and includes a BBQ area and toilet facilities. 4WD access in the reserve provides many sightseeing opportunities.