Our Latest News

Second round of consultation begins on the future of Freycinet Peninsula

13/03/2019

Tasmania's unrivalled natural environment is a key driver in our nation-leading visitor economy and the Freycinet Peninsula is one of our most popular tourism destinations.More

Sustainable Timber Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Service issue safety message

08/03/2019

Over the coming weeks, a number of roads inside of fire impacted areas will reopen.More

PWS Fire Update - Friday 22 February 2019

22/02/2019

To date, the fire area has affected around 94,000 ha (about 6%) of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) and approximately 42,476 ha (about 3.4%) of other reserves managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service.More

Other Activities

Boating, Kayaking and Rafting

Information on boating, kayaking and rafting in Tasmania's national parks and reserves.

Drones

Information on the use of drones (Remotely Piloted Aircraft / Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) in Tasmania’s national parks and reserves

Fishing

A resource on fishing in Tasmania's national parks and reserves.

Four Wheel Driving

A guide to the State's 4WD tracks and information on how to minimise your impact.

Mountain Biking

Trail users Code of Conduct.

Mountain biking is allowed in the following reserves and trails:

Tasmanian Trail

The Tasmanian Trail is a long distance, multi-purpose recreational trail extending from Devonport to Dover - a length of 480 kilometres. It is intended for use by walkers, mountain bikers and horse riders.

Trail Bikes and ATVs

A must for anybody who rides a trail bike, four wheel bike or other all terrain vehicle (ATV) for recreation is the Riding Around Tasmania [PDF 2.5MB].

Weddings

Information on Weddings in Tasmania's national parks and reserves