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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon

08/08/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed the construction of a new picnic shelter at Penny's Lagoon within the Lavinia State Reserve on King Island.
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Celebrating World Ranger Day

31/07/2018

The work of Tasmania's rangers is vital in the daily management of our 19 national parks and more than 800 reserves, encompassing approximately 50 per cent of the State.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Bay of Fires Conservation Area

Northern Section

The northern section of The Bay of Fires is within the Mt William National Park. It extends from the northern shore of the Ansons Bay outlet to Eddystone Point.

Access

This section can be accessed from the Eddystone Road, just before the Lighthouse. Foot access only to Abbotsbury Beach is a 15 minute walk over the sand dunes to the beach. Please note that dogs are prohibited, as you are within a national park.

Camping

There are no facilities on this section of the Bay of Fires. The area is day use only. Carry drinking water with you.

However, just north of Eddystone Point, you will find camping and facilities at Deep Creek. The campground is accesses via the turn-off on the left before the Eddystone Lighthouse.

Facilities here include bore water, untreated tank water and pit toilets. See Camping and Cabin Fees for further information and costs. Park Entry Fees apply for this northern section of the Bay of Fires. Dogs are prohibited at the Deep Creek Campground.

Picnic facilities and a pit toilet are available at at Picnic Rocks, and there is also a toilet, boat launching and picnic facilities at Eddystone Lighthouse Carpark.

There are no shops or other facilities in this area.