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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.​


Aerial view of Highfield House
Highfield Historic Site (photograph: Dee Kramer Photography)

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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.​


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​​​​​​​Tourin​​g ​​Hig​​​hfield Historic Site

Coac​​h ​​​groups

Coach groups are provided with an introduction to the site by one of our guides. A self-guided map and floorplan is then handed out, which allows passengers to explore the site at their own pace.  Touring the site will take approximately ​one hour. 

D​​a​​y tours

Highfield Historic Site day tours are self-guided. On arrival the guide will give you an introduction to the site and provide a floor plan of the property.  Interpretative signage throughout the site will provide more information on Highfield Historic Site and its previous residents.

G​​r​oups

For groups of over ten people, Highfield ​Historic Site ​can offer a discounted rate.  Groups are provided with an introduction to the site by one of our guide and a self-guided map and floorplan is then handed out. 

Admi​ssio​​n cha​rges​​

​​Adults (18+)​​

​$12.00​​

​Concession

​$10.00

​​Child (Ages 5-7​)

$6.00​

​​Family (2 adults, 3 children)​

$30.00​

​Scho​​ol visits

Highfield Historic Site offers one of the most significant intact colonial farm complexes in Australia. 

​Students can get a taste of homestead life through a guided tour of the p​roperty of up​ to one hour before handing back to the teachers to engage in self-facilitated activities.

Contact

Highfield Historic Site
PO Box 74
Stanley TAS 7331
Phone: 03 6458 1100
Email: highfield@parks.tas.gov.au