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Next Iconic walk

Project Updates

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​December 2023

PWS is progressing well through stage two of the $40 million, multi-day, hut-based Next Iconic Walk project.

Extensive consultation, planning and investigations have been undertaken by PWS to identify the best location and determine the feasibility of a new walk, with thirty-five different locations and fifty different walk options assessed in the first stage of the project.

The second stage of the project has involved further consultation with key stakeholders to determine the characteristics that will make the walk a success on the West Coast. The PWS has been wor​king closely with a design team to undertake all the site investigations and complete the planning, design and approvals required for the walk, with the track route now confirmed and hut concept plans recently completed. 

 Next Iconic Walk Project Update - December 2023 (PDF 627Kb)​

July 2021

This document reports on the feasibility of developing Tasmania’s Next Iconic Walk and recommends options the Tasmanian Government could proceed with. This document summarises the research, con​​sultation, studies, and analysis contained in more detailed documents.​

 Tasmanias Next Iconic Walk Stage 1 Feasibility Study report (PDF 10Mb)

July 2019

This document reports on the selection process for determining the location for Tasmania's Next Iconic Walk (NIW) in order to progress to market testing and a feasability study.​​

 Next Iconic Walk - Location Assessment Report (PDF 2Mb)​

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