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Wielangta Road bridge construction under way


Work has begun this week on the replacement of four bridges on Wielangta Road as part of a $1.2 million project to upgrade the road.More

Improving tourism assets at Heritage Landing


The iconic Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Gordon River cruise tourism experience is set for a major upgrade with facilities at Heritage Landing to be upgraded.More

Opportunities for Aboriginal trainee rangers


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is seeking applications for six Aboriginal trainee rangers as part of a partnership program between the Tasmanian Government and the Australian Government's Working on Country program.More

Get back to nature with a camping holiday

Tasmania offers great camping opportunities, and summer is a great time of year to enjoy them with family and friends. National parks and many reserves around the state have easily accessible campgrounds set in a range of landscapes, from coastal reserves to thick forests, along meandering rivers or deep in the mountains.


Family fun at Mt Field campgroundFamily fun at Mt Field campground


Mount Field National Park is a great example with camping and caravan facilities available by the Tyenna River. On Maria Island National Park the large camping area behind the dunes adjacent to the barbeque shelter has plenty of sites and more are also available at French's Farm and Encampment Cove some 3 - 4 hours walk away.


Camping is also available within the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area with serviced campgrounds at Arthur River and also a number of informal camping areas provided at Nelson Bay, Rebecca Creek, Stinking Beach and Sandy Cape.


They’re just a small sample of the beautiful camping settings on offer, there’s sure to be one that suits you! For more camping information please see our Camping and Cabin Fee Information or refer to our Visitor Guide to Tasmania’s National Parks and Reserves found in the Publications page.