Our Latest News

Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.More

Frequently Asked Questions

I have an enquiry regarding a specific park or reserve. Who should I contact?
Location-specific enquiries should be directed to the Field Centre that is responsible for the managment of that area. See our list of Office Locations and Contacts.

How do I book to walk the Overland Track? 
If you would like to book or reschedule your trip or have any other queries about the Overland Track, see the Overland Track web pages. If you need assistance with a booking for the Overland Track, please email the administrator at overlandtrackadministrator@parks.tas.gov.au

How can I find out about National Park entry fees or renew my parks pass?
For details of the passes available and their costs, see our National Park Park Passes page. For any queries about park passes and what is included, email parkfees@parks.tas.gov.au

Can I take my dog with me?

As is true of most national parks across Australia and the world, dogs and other pets are not allowed into Tasmania's national parks and nature reserves, not even on a lead or within your car. There are, however, many State Reserves, Conservation Areas, Regional Reserves and Nature Recreation Areas and other reserves where dogs are welcome. See our page on Dogs and other pets in national parks and reserves for details.

I have an enquiry about wildlife or animal management. Who do I contact?

For enquiries about wildlife on your property or animal management, email wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Where can I get information about planning my holiday around Tasmania?
Please contact the Hobart Travel Centre for general information about tours, activities and accommodation in Tasmania.
If you have an enquiry about a specific national park or reserve, contact the nearest Parks and Wildlife office location. For example if it’s an enquiry about Cradle Mt, use the Cradle Mt email address to get in touch with staff. See our Office locations and contacts.

Where can I get information on camping in Tasmania National Parks and Reserves?
For information on camping and campsites, and cabin accommodation, see our Camping and Cabin Fee Information. Most camping enquiries are handled by the office closest to the campground or campsite.

Where can I get information on overnight bushwalks in Tasmania?
We have comprehensive information on our more popular multiday bushwalks on our Great Bushwalks pages.

How do I get to a particular national park or reserve?
You will find information on access at the Visitor Guides to each national park and reserve.