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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk

19/01/2018

In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island

16/01/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track

05/01/2018

The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.More

New Visitor Guide to showcase Tasmania

02/01/2018


The new Parks and Wildlife Service Visitor guide showcases Tasmania’s stunning natural environment and is the perfect companion for visitors and locals to explore what Tasmania has to offer.


Our parks and reserves underpin our booming visitor economy and the new visitor guide showcases some of the State’s fantastic tourism experiences ranging from boat cruises, helicopter flights and accommodation.



Even better, the new guide also includes Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks, which will not only drive more tourists into our stunning natural areas, but will also encourage more Tasmanians to get out and experience the wonders in their own backyard.



The guide also includes a profile of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, multi-day bushwalks, mountain biking and our unique animals, and is available for sale for $4.95 from Parks and Wildlife Service visitor centres, most Tasmanian Visitor Information Centres, Spirit of Tasmania ships and Service Tasmania shops. It is also included free of charge as part of the purchase or renewal of an annual or two-year Parks’ pass.


 


A free copy is available for download at www.parks.tas.gov.au/publications 


 



The new Parks and Wildlife Service Visitor guide showcases Tasmania’s stunning natural environment and is the perfect companion for visitors and locals to explore what Tasmania has to offer.



 



Our parks and reserves underpin our booming visitor economy and the new visitor guide showcases some of the State’s fantastic tourism experiences ranging from boat cruises, helicopter flights and accommodation.



 



Even better, the new guide also includes Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks, which will not only drive more tourists into our stunning natural areas, but will also encourage more Tasmanians to get out and experience the wonders in their own backyard.



 



The guide also includes a profile of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, multi-day bushwalks, mountain biking and our unique animals, and is available for sale for $4.95 from Parks and Wildlife Service visitor centres, most Tasmanian Visitor Information Centres, Spirit of Tasmania ships and Service Tasmania shops. It is also included free of charge as part of the purchase or renewal of an annual or two-year Parks’ pass.