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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

South Cape Bay

9. South Cape Bay

time 4 hours return (7.7km one way)
access Road C636 from Lune River township to Cockle Creek. Park your car adjacent to the information booth at the end of the road (unsealed road) See map
fees Park entry fees apply.
facilities Toilets and unpowered camping areas
grade Level 3
what to take Group C items
cautions Supervise children, hazardous cliffs, unprotected track edges, unpatrolled beached – swim with caution
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

Within the Southwest National Park, this walk starts from the end of Australia’s most southerly road and is the eastern end of the popular 7 day South Coast Track to Port Davey.  It’s a great place, so take your lunch and make a good day of it.

Highlights

Australia's most southern coastline is also the country's most unspoilt. No roads lead to this beautiful, untouched and often wild region. This track will allow you to experience this region the way it has been since long before the impacts that Europeans wrought upon so many parts of Australia.