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100 years on, Old Pelion Hut retains its charm

19/09/2017

One of Tasmania's favourite historic mountain huts, Old Pelion Hut in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, is celebrating its centenary this year.More

Future-proofing our tourism icons

18/09/2017

Environment and Parks Minister Matthew Groom has announced that $8 million will be allocated to upgrade vital infrastructure in our parks and reserves over the next two years.More

Tenders advertised for Freycinet Master Plan

28/08/2017

Freycinet is one of the absolute jewels in Tasmania's crown, with locals and visitors flocking to the area in droves to experience one of the world's most stunning areas.
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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.


The Tasmanian Government is acting to proivde a quality and safe experience for all who visit Freycinet, with a $500,000 upgrade of the Wineglass Bay Track funded from the Tourism Infrastructure Fund provided to the Parks and Wildlife Service. The track form the lookout to Wineglass Bay beach will be constructed to improve visitor comfort and safety by providing improved step levels.


Access from the car park to the Wineglass Bay lookout will remain open throughout the project, however the track from the lookout to Wineglass Bay beach will be closed from 22 May to September 2017.


Access to the Freycinet Peninsula by boat and walking via Hazards Beach and The Isthmus will remain open.


Access to the many other scenic Freycinet attractions such as Cape Tourville, Honeymoon Bay, Richardson's Beach and the visitor centre will be unaffected by the track work on the Wineglass Bay beach track.