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Upgrade for Wineglass Bay Track

15/05/2017

Freycinet is the State's most visited national park, with 286,000 visitors in 2016, with about 34 per cent of visitors to Freycinet walking to the Wineglass Bay beach.More

New ecotourism experience at Narawntapu

15/05/2017

Tasmania's parks and reserves are extraordinary and the Hodgman Liberal Government's Expression of Interest (EOI) process is allowing the world to experience it through sensitive and appropriate developments in our national parks and World Heritage areas.More

International award for Three Capes Track

12/05/2017

The Three Capes Track has been recognized internationally, with the experience winning the International Planning and Design Award by American Trails at the International Trails Symposium in Dayton, Ohio.More

Maria Island Discovery Camps

Steeped in rich heritage and teeming with unique wildlife, Maria Island National Park is the setting for the new Parks & Wildlife School Discovery Camps. Join our highly skilled Discovery Rangers on an exciting three day, two night adventure, where students will learn about biology and ecology through hands-on experiences, delve into the island’s fascinating past, and discover the fun and excitement of adventure in nature.

Maria Island Discovery Camps are suitable for Years 3 to 10, and have been designed to provide a curriculum-based environmental science and history program that enhances classroom-based learning. Activities include rock pool rambles, nocturnal spotlights, whale rescue, devil discovery, an interactive quiz night and bush trails.

Immersive, fun, and memorable, Maria Island Discovery Camps can be easily booked by emailing parkseducation@parks.tas.gov.au. Prices start at $30 per person per day (inclusive of accommodation, ferry and activities, discounts available for teachers and supervisors) and programs can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.

See our flier for further details. [PDF 570Kb]