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Safety alert: Lockdown advice for national parks and reserves in southern Tasmania
Applies from 15/10/2021

​​In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community safe, all visitor centres and public facilities in national parks and reserves will be closed within the southern municipalities announced by the Tasmanian Government from 6pm, Friday 15 October until 6pm, Monday 18 October. 

Parks and reserves will remain open during the period of the lockdown for exercise purposes only. 

Visitors should ensure they follow COVID-19 safe practices including maintaining physical distancing while using parks and reserves to exercise. 

The PWS will contact any visitors who have booked to begin overnight walks during this time, including those walkers on the Three Capes Track Experience.

For information visit the Coronavirus website​

Last reviewed 15/10/2021 04:49 PM


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

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Safety alert: Lockdown advice for national parks and reserves in southern Tasmania
Applies from 15/10/2021

​​In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community safe, all visitor centres and public facilities in national parks and reserves will be closed within the southern municipalities announced by the Tasmanian Government from 6pm, Friday 15 October until 6pm, Monday 18 October. 

Parks and reserves will remain open during the period of the lockdown for exercise purposes only. 

Visitors should ensure they follow COVID-19 safe practices including maintaining physical distancing while using parks and reserves to exercise. 

The PWS will contact any visitors who have booked to begin overnight walks during this time, including those walkers on the Three Capes Track Experience.

For information visit the Coronavirus website​

Last reviewed 15/10/2021 04:49 PM


Incident: Visitor Services - Hobart phone support closed
Applies from 15/10/2021

​​Due to recent COVID related announcements, the Visitor Services Office in Hobart is currently closed. Our phone operations are unavailable during this time for the following areas: Three Capes Track, Overland Track, Multiday Walker Registrations & Park Entry Enquiries. 

If you have an urgent enquiry relating:

Booking for the Three Capes Track, please email – threecapestrack@parks.tas.gov.au.

​Booking for the Overland Track, please email – Overlandtrack@parks.tas.gov.au.

​For urgent enquiries relating to National Park Passes, please email - Parkfees@parks.tas.gov.au​

Pending advice, the office may re-open on Tuesday 19th October 2021. We expect to receive a high volume of enquiries and it may take us longer than usual to respond to you during this period.

The Parks and Wildlife Service apologises for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.​

Last reviewed 15/10/2021 04:27 PM


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. 

​​​Campfires are only permitted at designated campgrounds within designated fireplaces. Campfires are prohibited during seasonal fire restrictions. Never leave your campfire unattended - it is prohibited. For campfire safety and how to check whether any restrictions are in place see Campfires and fire restrictions.

Always check local signage for campfire restrictions before lighting a campfire. Bring your own water and firewood.  It is best to have a fuel stove with you for cooking, as restrictions can change. 

For the safety of everyone - completely extinguish your campfire before you depart and ensure no hot coals remain.  Remember - Soak it. Stir it. Soak it again.

Please take all rubbish away with you.

​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. See the Break o'Day online map. 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.