Our Latest News

Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.More

Parks and Reserves

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    National Parks

    Comprehensive guides for visitors and detailed accounts of the values of Tasmania's outstanding national parks. Please note park entry fees apply.

  • Mt Oakleigh

    Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

    The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area protects one of the last true wilderness regions on Earth and encompasses a greater range of natural and cultural values than any other region on Earth.

  • Albatross, Macquarie Island

    Macquarie Island World Heritage Area

    The remarkable wildlife and geological significance of Macquarie Island have been recognised as being of outstanding global value.

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    Marine Reserves

    With 5 400 kilometres of coastline, Tasmania has a rich and unique marine environment and includes the highest known marine plant diversity in the world. Our marine reserves offer a taste of this unique diversity.

  • Marriot Falls

    Other Reserves

    In addition to 19 national parks, there are over 800 other reserves within Tasmania. They offer a wide range of recreational opportunities and play an important role in maintaining the diversity of Tasmania's natural and cultural heritage.

  • Crown Land

    Property Services facilitates the appropriate management, use and development of Crown land, including the licensing, leasing and sale of Crown properties.