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

Publications

A5 Visitor Guide Cover including 60 Great Short Walks

The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service has produced a wide range of published materials covering numerous aspects of the Service's work and Tasmania's natural and cultural heritage. These include guides, education kits, videos and booklets for the general public, teachers and students as well as technical and scientific reports and management plans.

Visitor Guide: Tasmania's national parks and reserves including 60 Great Short Walks

The new guide is complimentary with the purchase of an Annual or 2-year Parks Pass.  A redemption voucher will be sent with the pass and stickers, which can be redeemed from Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) national park visitor centres. 

You can also purchase a copy from PWS Visitor Centres, most Tasmania Visitor Information Centres, Tourism Brochure Exchange (on board Spirit of Tasmania I and II) and Service Tasmania shops at $4.95 RRP.

Your official guide to Tasmania's National Parks - how to get there, what to do, as well as information on services and facilities.

Publications for sale

Many of these publications are available from the online Parks Shop and at book stores around Tasmania.

Fact Sheets

The Parks and Wildlife Service Fact Sheet series covers a wide range of subjects.

Podcasts and iPhone Apps

The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service currently offers a range of podcasts, vodcasts (video podcasts) and iPhone/IPad apps covering a variety of topics. 

Management Plans, Site Plans and Other Publications

A wide range of Statutory and Non-Statutory National Parks and Reserved Lands management plans, site plans, walking track management strategies and other publications are available online.

Maps

Tasmap, part of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water& Environment, provides a range of maps, including special maps for many of the major walking tracks in Tasmania.