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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

8. Franklin–Gordon Wild Rivers National Park

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

Turn off the Lyell Highway (A10) about 60 km east of Queenstown.

The Wild Rivers National Park protects some of Tasmania’s wildest and most beautiful rivers – the Franklin, Jane, Gordon and Denison. The Franklin River Nature Trail is an ideal location to stop for a rest and picnic when driving along the Lyell Highway. There are accessible toilets, as well as sheltered and unsheltered picnic tables. The Nature Trail, which follows the Franklin River to the delightful Surprise River, takes about 25 minutes return. The track is relatively flat and wide, although wheelchair users may require assistance due to the sometimes uneven surface material.