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Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


Tent overlooking beach, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Bay of Fires campground

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Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


Caravan/Campervan    Tent   
Fees:

​These campgrounds are free for visitors.

Bookings:

​No bookings are required.

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​​The Bay of Fires Conservation Area offers free beach-side camping. Camping is permitted only in designated campgrounds. There are also more elevated sites among the trees that have views of the shoreline. 

Campers are required to bring water and firewood and to remove all rubbish. Campers are encouraged to bring fire pots for use when fire restrictions are not in place. The maximum stay is four weeks. 

Dogs (on leads ​only) are permitted in all campgrounds except Jeanneret Beach. Dog owners are required to observe the Break O'Day Council's dogs on beaches restrictions.

Blackwater dump station is located on the corner of Tully and Young streets in St Helens. Please do not dump chemical toilet contents in the campground toilets.

Northern section​

Th​​​e northern section of the Bay of Fires Conservation Area – Policemans Point campground is located south of Anson Bay. The campground has numerous campsites nestled among trees with views of the Ansons Bay river mouth. It is not possible to cross the outlet of Ansons Bay.

Southern section

The southern section of the Bay of Fires Conservation Area is located north of Binalong Bay up to The Gardens. Popular campgrounds such as Grants Lagoon, Jeanneret, Swimcart, Cosy South, Cosy North, Seatons Cove and Sloop Reef can be found there.

Facilities at the campsites include:

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​Hybrid toilets

Pit toilets​
​Tents
Caravans (small)​Caravans​ (long)
​Campervans
​Policemans Point
​Y
Y​Y​​Y
​Y
​Grants Lagoon
​Y
​Y
Y
​Y
​Y
​Jeanneret Beach
​Y

​Y
Y​
​Y
​Swimcart Beach
​Y
​Y
​Y
Y
​Y
Y
​Cosy Corner (South)
Y​Y
​Y
Y​​Y
​Y​
​Cosy Corner (North)
Y​​Y
Y​Y​​Y
​Seatons Cove
Y​​Y
Y​
​Sloop Reef
​Y
Y​Y​


There are no toilet facilities at the Taylors Beach​ day use areas.