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Hartz Peak Track Closed

21/01/2019

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

PWS Campfire restrictions extended statewide

21/01/2019

The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is extending the current campfire restrictions statewide until further notice.More

PWS Fire update

20/01/2019

There are many fires currently burning in national parks and reserves in Tasmania, including the Southwest National Park and Southwest Conservation Area.More

Wineglass Bay and Hazards Beach Circuit

56. Wineglass Bay and Hazards Beach Circuit

time 4 to 5  hours return via Wineglass Bay (11km circuit)
access From Tasman Highway (A3) take road C302 to walking tracks car park inside Freycinet National Park. See map
fees Park entry fees apply.
facilities Picnic and toilet facilities nearby
grade Level 4. Steep uphill climb and a rough path descent
what to take Group A items are required plus drinking water and lunch
cautions Supervise children, unpatrolled beaches, hazardous cliffs, stay within barriers, steep track – not suitable for those with heath issues or restricted mobility
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

This walk follows on from the Wineglass Bay lookout. It is one of Tasmania’s most celebrated locations. Take your time, enjoy a picnic, walk on the beach and paddle in the crystal clear waters.

Highlights

This walk is within the Freycinet National Park. The low, marshy isthmus across which this walk takes you is an unusually wide and well developed tombolo-dune barred lagoon system. This isthmus is composed of Holocene sand and alluvial deposits and also has low hills of weathered granite which are distinct from the bare granite outcrops of the Hazards and Mt Freycinet-Mt Graham mountains.