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

Visiting the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

ImageMap of the WHA

The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area is made up of a number of different national parks, and other reserves. 

Our Visitor's Guide to Tasmania's National Parks has all the information you need to plan a visit to one - or all - of these national parks and reserves.


  • Central Plateau Conservation Area
  • Adamsfield Conservation Area
  • Great Western Tiers Conservation Area
  • Styx Tall Trees Conservation Area
  • Mount Wedge Conservation Area
  • Meander Conservation Area
  • Quamby Bluff Conservation Area


  • Florentine River Regional Reserve (part)