Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Southwest National Park
The Southwest National Park is the largest national park in Tasmania and a UNESCO World Heritage-listed wilderness area.
The region is renowned for its remote and wild character, making it a must-visit destination for adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike.
Home to majestic Huon pine, sassafras, celery top and myrtle, the region is awash with the distinctive fragrances of the Tasmanian forest.
Discover Hastings Caves State Reserve
Hastings Caves State Reserve is a 90-minute drive from Hobart, and home to the largest dolomite tourist cave in Australia, Newdegate Cave. Its vast chambers began to form more than 40 million years ago.
Explore the Hastings Caves State Reserve further on the two easy walking trails, pack a picnic, or enjoy a barbecue with friends and family in the lovely forest surrounds.
The End of the Road – Cockle Creek
Cockle Creek is the most southerly point you can drive in Australia. It’s also on the edge of Tasmania’s Southwest National Park and the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area.
Pack for a picnic, camp overnight, or hike the multi-day south coast track into the World Heritage Wilderness.
The Boathouse cottage is located in scenic Desolation Bay, in the far south of Tasmania.
Experience a taste of the wild south on this delightful extended walk. Leave from the southern-most road in Australia and walk through woodland and open bush till you reach the cliff above South Cape Bay.
Enjoy pristine beaches to world heritage wilderness, the far south is an escape from the ordinary.
Southport Lagoon Campground
The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service manages the Southport Lagoon Campground. A pristine area located 35 minutes drive from Southport, or two hours from Hobart, in Tasmania’s Far South.
Ten individual campsites are provided near the northwest edge of Southport Lagoon. Campsite bookings are not required.