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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


Big Tree Walk, Styx Valley
Big Tree Walk, Styx Valley (photograph: Craig Vertigan)
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Styx Tall Trees Conservation Area

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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


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​​​The main reason for visiting the Styx Tall Trees Conservation Area is to see the towering Eucalyptus regnans, also known as giant ash, which give the reserve its name. It's not just their height but the girth of these remarkable trees which render them among the largest and tallest eucalypts on the planet. They played a significant role in Tasmania's controversial environmental history and after a bitter campaign were added to the forest reserve system in 2013.

The Styx Tall Trees Conservation Area now protects these iconic trees and visitors are continually enchanted by the powerful individual titles bestowed on the Chapel Tree, Firebird Wonder, Gandalf's Staff, Icarus Dream and Two Towers.

The reserve's proximity to ​Mount Field National Park make it an ideal side trip.

There are several signposted walks which enable visitors to appreciate the forest giants and the enchanting landscape that supports them. 

For those with a keen interest in trout fishing, please see the Inland Fisheries Service website​​ for more information on where to go and freshwater fishing licence​ requirements. Please check allowed angling method​ rules for a specific water.

Styx Rivers Walk ​

A 200 metre stroll by the Styx Bridge at the confluence of the Styx and South Styx rivers.

Big Tree Reserve 

A well-developed boardwalk with a viewing platform and a toilet. The easy grade path wanders among towering giants for 700 metres.

Experiences in Styx Tall Trees Conservation Area

Fishing on the rocks at Friendly Beaches, Freycinet National Park

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Fishing

Tasmania has a wealth of excellent inland and ocean fishing locations where you can cast your line.

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