Our Latest News

Second round of consultation begins on the future of Freycinet Peninsula

13/03/2019

Tasmania's unrivalled natural environment is a key driver in our nation-leading visitor economy and the Freycinet Peninsula is one of our most popular tourism destinations.More

Sustainable Timber Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Service issue safety message

08/03/2019

Over the coming weeks, a number of roads inside of fire impacted areas will reopen.More

PWS Fire Update - Friday 22 February 2019

22/02/2019

To date, the fire area has affected around 94,000 ha (about 6%) of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) and approximately 42,476 ha (about 3.4%) of other reserves managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service.More

Frequently Asked Questions

I have an enquiry regarding a specific park or reserve. Who should I contact?
Location-specific enquiries should be directed to the Field Centre that is responsible for the managment of that area. See our list of Office Locations and Contacts.

How do I book to walk the Overland Track? 
If you would like to book or reschedule your trip or have any other queries about the Overland Track, see the Overland Track web pages. If you need assistance with a booking for the Overland Track, please email the administrator at overlandtrackadministrator@parks.tas.gov.au

How can I find out about National Park entry fees or renew my parks pass?
For details of the passes available and their costs, see our National Park Park Passes page. For any queries about park passes and what is included, email parkfees@parks.tas.gov.au

Can I take my dog with me?

As is true of most national parks across Australia and the world, dogs and other pets are not allowed into Tasmania's national parks and nature reserves, not even on a lead or within your car. There are, however, many State Reserves, Conservation Areas, Regional Reserves and Nature Recreation Areas and other reserves where dogs are welcome. See our page on Dogs and other pets in national parks and reserves for details.

I have an enquiry about wildlife or animal management. Who do I contact?

For enquiries about wildlife on your property or animal management, email wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Where can I get information about planning my holiday around Tasmania?
Please contact the Hobart Travel Centre for general information about tours, activities and accommodation in Tasmania.
If you have an enquiry about a specific national park or reserve, contact the nearest Parks and Wildlife office location. For example if it’s an enquiry about Cradle Mt, use the Cradle Mt email address to get in touch with staff. See our Office locations and contacts.

Where can I get information on camping in Tasmania National Parks and Reserves?
For information on camping and campsites, and cabin accommodation, see our Camping and Cabin Fee Information. Most camping enquiries are handled by the office closest to the campground or campsite.

Where can I get information on overnight bushwalks in Tasmania?
We have comprehensive information on our more popular multiday bushwalks on our Great Bushwalks pages.

How do I get to a particular national park or reserve?
You will find information on access at the Visitor Guides to each national park and reserve.