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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.​


Beach views, Lime Bay, Tasman Peninsula
Lime Bay, Tasman Peninsula (photograph: Craig Vertigan)

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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.​


Planned event: Fortescue Bay and Lime Bay - Fuel reduction burns
From 30/3/2020, last reviewed 20/3/2020

​​A small strategic fuel reduction burns are planned for Fortescue Bay within the Tasman National Park and Lime Bay State Reserve between March 30th and April 9th 2020. 

Fortescue Bay Road, campgrounds, boat ramp and walking tracks will be closed during and after the burn until it is safe for the public to access. It is anticipated to be only closed for one day.

Coal Mine Road, campgrounds and walking tracks will be closed during and after the burn until it is safe for the public to access. It is anticipated to be closed for one to two days.

Parks and Wildlife Service ask that the public heed signage and directions by staff or traffic control contractors during the burning operations.

Please direct any enquiries to the Tasman Field Centre on 6250 3980.


Caravan/Campervan    Tent   
Fees:
​2 people (minimum fee)
​$13.00
Each additional adult (18 years and over)​​$5.00
Each additional child (5-17 years, under 5 years no charge)​​$2.50
​Family​ (2 adults, 3 children)
​$16.00

Bookings:

​Reservations are not taken for this campground.

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​The Lime Bay State Reserve campground is flanked by crescent-shaped beaches and sits on a sandy shelf just above the waterline with views across Norfolk Bay. The shady campsites are suitable for tents and caravans. They are not numbered.

Facilities include four pump-flush toilets and camp fireplaces. Fire restrictions are common in Summer and fuel stoves are recommended for cooking. 

Generators are permitted here but must be switched off by 10pm.  All other noise, including music must also stop by 10pm. 

​Camping is self-registration, there are no staff permanently on site. Please come prepared with the correct money to pay camping fees in the self-registration box.

Lime Bay can be busy during long weekends, as bookings are not taken, it is advised to arrive early to find ​a site.​