Tasmania is renowned world wide for the quality and diversity of its national Parks, offering outstanding opportunities for visitors to discover spectacular landscapes ranging from highlands carved by glaciers to beaches where on many days you will be the only person in sight. From cool, temperature rainforests that have existed for thousands of years to colourful alpine flora and unique fauna. Tasmania boasts 19 national parks encompassing a diversity of habitats and ecosystems offering refuge to unique, and often ancient, plants and animals found only in Tasmania.
Please note, entry fees apply for entry into National Parks in Tasmania. Dogs and other pets are not allowed in National Parks in Tasmania – many areas in National Parks in Tasmania do not have rubbish bins; you must be prepared to carry your rubbish back out of the park at the end of your stay.
List of National Parks Tasmania
- Ben Lomond – Dolerite cliffs, an alpine plateau – skiing during Winter
- Cradle Mountain – Tasmania’s best known wilderness destination.
- Douglas-Apsley – Diverse dry sclerophyll forests.
- Freycinet – The jewel of Tasmania’s stunning Eastcoast
- Hartz Mountains – Mountain walks, wildflowers and fauna
- Kent Group – Remote, rugged and beautiful
- Lake St Clair – A wilderness carved by glaciers, the end of the Overland Track
- Maria Island – A tranquil island with a unique heritage, rick in wildlife – stunning beaches
- Mole Creek Karst – A network of sparkling limestone caves, popular with visitors
- Mt Field – Tall trees, waterfalls and alpine tarns – easily accessible from Hobart
- Mt William – Lonely beaches, rich wildlife and plant life
- Narawntapu – Wildlfe galore, aboriginal heritage
- Rocky Cape – Aboriginal heritage, shipwrecks and a rich maritime history
- Savage River – A remote, wilderness park with a temperate rainforest.
- South Bruny – Spectacular coastal scenery, popular with holidaymakers
- Southwest – The heart of the Tasmanian wilderness – wild and beautiful
- Strzelecki – Home of rare flora and fauna on Flinders Island. Accessible by plane from Melbourne or Launceston
- Tasman – Spectacular sea cliffs, pristine beaches and coastal walks – abundant birdlife
- Walls of Jerusalem – Rich alpine flora set among rugged mountains popular with bushwalkers
- Wild Rivers – Unpredictable rivers and gorges.