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Safety alert: COVID-19 Update
Applies from 25/6/2020

​​​​​​Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, v​​isitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Travellers to Tasmania are encouraged to register online for a G2G PASS at least three days before their planned travel. Those who receive their G2G PASS QR code before arriving will be able to quickly pass through their port of arrival in Tasmania.

Travellers are required to quarantine for 14 days when coming into Tasmania. If you are required to quarantine in government-designated accommodation​, fees will apply. 

​Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may  be in place. ​

Last reviewed 17/8/2020 08:52 AM


Discovery Ranger with some interested young participants at a Discovery Day
Discovery Ranger with some interested participants at a Discovery Day (photograph: Chris Crerar)

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Safety alert: COVID-19 Update
Applies from 25/6/2020

​​​​​​Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, v​​isitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Travellers to Tasmania are encouraged to register online for a G2G PASS at least three days before their planned travel. Those who receive their G2G PASS QR code before arriving will be able to quickly pass through their port of arrival in Tasmania.

Travellers are required to quarantine for 14 days when coming into Tasmania. If you are required to quarantine in government-designated accommodation​, fees will apply. 

​Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may  be in place. ​

Last reviewed 17/8/2020 08:52 AM


​​​With an abundance of endemic species and a rich cultural heritage, Tasmania is a wonderland of discovery. Here you'll find plenty of information to help you identify some of our most beautiful and unusual animal and plant species, find out about our educational programs and learn more about our island history.

In this Topic

  • Aboriginal heritage
    Information on Tasmanian Aboriginal heritage.
  • Videos
    PWS has created a number of videos covering a range of PWS topics.
  • Education programs
    Our educational team are here to teach you about some of the many wonders of Tasmanian natural values, history and Aboriginal culture. Programs are available in-school and at parks and reserves around the State.
  • Maritime heritage
    Find out more about some of the shipwrecks located in Tasmania's waters.
  • Plants
    Have a look through for more information on some of Tasmania's most distinctive plants. You'll find these throughout Tasmania's national parks and reserves.
  • Wildlife
    Find out more about the wildlife you may come across in Tasmania's national parks and reserves.

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