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Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park

24/08/2019

Public comment is invited on the draft Tasman National Park Fly Neighbourly Advice. The draft Fly Neighbourly Advice has been prepared by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service in response to increasing air traffic over the Tasman National Park.More

Hybrid diesel-electric shuttle buses at Cradle Mountain - a first for National p

19/08/2019

When you next visit Cradle Mountain you will be able to step aboard one of the new hybrid, diesel-electric, shuttle buses on your trip to Dove Lake. These new buses will reduce emissions and deliver a quieter, all mobility friendly, visitor experience.More

AFAC Independent Operational Review of the 2018-19 bushfires

08/08/2019

Following the 2018-19 bushfires the Tasmanian Government commissioned an independent report by the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Council to review the overall response and identify areas where more can be done to improve the State's response andMore

Tasmania’s stunning snow sport destinations

Dust off your skis or snowboard and head to one of Tasmania’s stunning snow sport destinations! Ben Lomond and Mount Field national parks offer great opportunities to get your snow sport fix this winter.

For the latest snow reports, visit www.ski.com.au/reports/australia/tas/benlomond for Ben Lomond and Southern Tasmania Ski Association for Mount Field.

Ben Lomond is the major downhill skiing destination in Tasmania. The ski field offers all necessary facilities to ensure you have a memorable experience. There are six ski lifts on the downhill slopes (three T-Bars and three Poma lifts). There is ski, snowboard and toboggan hire, as well as instruction and sales and a kiosk at the alpine village. For information regarding access, highlights and alternative activities on the mountain, please see our Ben Lomond National Park page.

Mount Field National Park is home to Tasmania's main skiing destination in the south. There are three tows at Mount Field, two on the slopes of Mount Mawson and one on the slopes of the Rodway Range. Mount Field also offers fantastic cross country skiing opportunities. For information regarding access, highlights and alternative activities on the mountain, please see our Mount Field National Park page. The walk around a frozen Lake Dobson in the snow is truly exquisite.

What better way to shake off the winter slumber by getting out and enjoying these great Tasmanian mountain destinations.