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Mt Field NP, Hastings Cave & Pool and Wellington Park closed - Friday 25 Jan


As a result of the total fire ban and current fire weather forecast for strong winds, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) advises that Mt Field National Park and Hastings Caves and Thermal Pool will be closed on Friday 25 January 2019.More

PWS Campfire restrictions extended statewide


PWS has extended the current campfire restrictions state-wide in national parks and reserves until further notice.More

Hartz Peak Track Closed


PWS advises that the Hartz Peak Track in Hartz Mountains National Park has been closed until further notice due to increased fire risk.More

Summer Discovery Ranger Program 2018-19

Play, learn, discover, experience, enjoy!

27 December 2018 - 29 January 2019 

The award-winning Discovery Ranger Program is back for its 40th year! 

Join our high-qualified Discovery Rangers at a park, reserve or local community event this summer. A wide range of activities for visitors of all ages will be taking place throughout the State. All activities are free. 

Mandarin-speaking Discovery Rangers will be available at Mt Field, Cradle Mt, Freycinet and Maria Island to enhance the experience for visitors from China. 

Our award-winning Aboriginal Discovery Rangers will be out in force during the second season of the program. 

We look forward to seeing you out and about this summer! Join in the activities this summer! With your Parks Pass, all activities are free!