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Seasonal campfire restrictions commence in national parks and reserves

25/09/2019

Restrictions on campfires, pot fires and other solid fuel stoves will come in to place from Saturday 28th September at identified Parks and Wildlife Service campgrounds around the State to help reduce the risk of bushfires.More

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

19. Humbug Point Nature Recreation Area

Parks for all People - Access for the mobility impaired in Tasmania's national parks and reserves

Take the Tasman Hwy (A3) to St Helens, then head 10 km north on the Binalong Bay Road (C850).

Many of the reserves on Tasmania’s northeast coast feature beautiful beaches, rocky headlands and pristine secluded bays and lagoons. However, due to the undeveloped nature of these areas, there are few accessible facilities within the region. The Dora Point Campground within the Humbug Point Nature Recreation Area has accessible campsites and toilets that are accessible with assistance. There are also showers within the toilet block, although the cubicles would not be accessible to wheelchair users.