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Safety alert: COVID-19 Update
From 25/6/2020, last reviewed 3/7/2020

​​​Most Parks and Wildlife Service facilities have reopened to the public following the closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Visitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may still be in place. ​


Peron Dunes at high tide. Plan ahead and drive at low tide.
Peron Dunes at high tide. Plan ahead and drive at low tide.

Peron Dunes
(4WD)

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Safety alert: COVID-19 Update
From 25/6/2020, last reviewed 3/7/2020

​​​Most Parks and Wildlife Service facilities have reopened to the public following the closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Visitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may still be in place. ​


About

​Map : Tasmap 1:100000 - Georges Bay
Distance : Vehicle Recreation Area​​​​
Rating : Difficult - for experienced four-wheel drive and motorbike users only. Deep bogs, steep slopes, soft sand are likely to be encountered. 

Peron Dunes is classified as a Vehicle Recreation Area used by all types of recreational vehicles, including 4WD vehicles, dune buggies and all-terrain vehicles. Care is necessary to avoid accidents. 

All vehicles must stay within boundary limits marked by signs about 1 km north-east and 3 km south of the entry point onto the beach. Beyond the limits at​ each end of the access point, along the ​beach and within the dunes are sensitive bird breeding areas. The dunes are also a sensitive ecosystem which can be damaged by both foot and vehicle traffic.  This can lead to ‘blowouts’ and damage to the sensitive beach environment. For this reason vehicular use is restricted to an area set aside at Peron Dunes.

There are no camping areas at Peron Dunes. Camping is available at ​Humbug Point to the north and Diana's Basin south of Peron Dunes.​

Contact

St Helens Field Centre
Eagle Street, St Helens TAS 7216
Postal: PO Box 353
St Helens TAS 7216
Phone: 03 6387 5510