Critical Alert 

Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


The 4 wheel drive track to Southport Lagoon
Southport Lagoon 4WD Track

Southport Lagoon
(4WD)

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Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


About

​​​​​​​​Map Tasmap 1:50,000 - Adamsons
Distance 12​ km return​​
Rating : Medium - suitable for four-wheel drive vehicles only, with some boggy soils, rocks or sand. Some experience with off-road driving recommended.

Southport Lagoon Track is a very slow drive with extensive rocky sections​ and wet bogs after rain, but the reward at the end is worth it. 

Campfires are permitted in designated fire pots only.

There is a designated dinghy launch area across the beach at the basic camping area. Small dinghies (less than 14ft with a motor up to 15hp) must be carried across the beach. Jet-skis and larger boats are not per​​mitted on Southport Lagoon.

Contact

Huonville Field Centre
22 Main Street
Office usually staffed 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday
Huonville TAS 7109
Phone: 03 6121 7026
Email: huonville@parks.tas.gov.au