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PWS - Fires update and impacts

20/02/2019

Background: A number of fires were ignited by dry lightning that crossed the state in late December 2018 and mid-January 2019. The storms of 15 January 2019 resulted in approximately 2,400 lightning strikes and caused over 60 new ignitions.More

PWS Fire Update - Friday 15 February 2019

15/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened today (Friday 15 February).More

PWS Fire Update - Thursday 14 February 2019

14/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened.More

Great Bushwalks

Australia's most mountainous State boasts some of the best overnight bushwalking experiences to be found. The spectacular, jagged peaks of the Tasmanian wilderness provide an unforgettable backdrop for famous walks such as the Overland Track. The diversity of walking opportunities in Tasmania can take you through ancient rainforests, across unique alpine plateaus, pristine white sand beaches and along the edge of the highest seas cliffs in Australia.

Three Capes Track

Tasmania's new, iconic bushwalk, the Three Capes Track, is now open for bookings. The premier coastal walk in Australia awaits you.

Overland Track

Covering over 65 km of the finest mountain wilderness in Australia, the Overland Track is Australia's premier bushwalk.

Frenchmans Cap

The shining quartzite dome of Frenchmans Cap is a major goal for many, hardy bushwalkers.

Freycinet Peninsula Circuit

The famous Freycinet Peninsula Circuit is a meca for bushwalkers seeking a coastal walk.

South Coast Track

The South Coast Track lies along the southern margin of the Southwest National Park and will take you through wild, inspiring country.

Walls of Jerusalem

The Walls of Jerusalem beckons well-prepared walkers to a spectacular alpine region in the central north of Tasmania.