The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) encourages the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.
Sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List possess a considerable diversity of features which are of outstanding universal significance.
A valid parks pass is required for entry to Tasmania's national parks.Choose from a range of pass options to best meet your needs.
A number of Tasmanian sites have been approved as World Heritage Areas with examples of natural or cultural significance ranging from unique convict heritage, to islands of outstanding geological significance, and one of the largest temperate natural areas in the world.
The Parks and Wildlife Service is responsible for the sustainable management of the following World Heritage Areas:
Where possible, please avoid driving in our reserves at night. You are sharing the roads with our native wildlife, so take it slow and watch out for animals on the road.
Find out other essential information for visiting Tasmania's parks and reserves on our Know before you go section.