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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

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Marine Reseve Videos

The videos below are also available on our YouTube Channel

Port Davey Marine Reserve

Port Davey Marine Reserve is a truly unique marine environment. Unusual marine life, including fragile marine invertebrates, live in the relatively shallow clear saltwater, beneath a layer of red-brown tannin-rich freshwater. The videos below describe the extraordinary features of the reserve and outline important protective measures for visitors to help keep Port Davey perfect and pristine.




Beneath Tasmanian Waters

A short slide show of some of the spectacular and strange animals found in the marine environment of Tasmania. 



Tasmania's marine environment is a special place. This video gives those who can't explore the depths of these cool waters a chance to see what its like down there. For those who do dive - be inspired to come and see for yourself.