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Narawntapu National Park

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1349 Bakers Beach Road | Bakers Beach, Tasmania 7307, Australia
+61 3 6428 6277
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Visitors center closed until further notice

We arrived hoping to get some suggestions from the park personnel about how to maximize our one day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Great place to see animals!

One of my favourite places, so many different animals to see. Many different tracks to choose... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jimena G
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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Note: The Visitor Centre is open between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm during winter months, and 9:00 am and 4:00 pm during summer months. Closed Christmas day. Narawntapu National Park offers long wide beaches, coastal and bush walking tracks that are ideal for watching wildlife and spying native flora in its natural environment. Camping, bush walking, fishing, boating and horse riding activities can also be enjoyed. It is advised to approach the Park from C740 off B71. Yorktown Road or C741 is NOT a suitable road for access to the Park.
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“bird hide” (12 reviews)
“nature walk” (4 reviews)
“water birds” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1349 Bakers Beach Road | Bakers Beach, Tasmania 7307, Australia
+61 3 6428 6277
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived hoping to get some suggestions from the park personnel about how to maximize our one day at the park. Unfortunately the visitors center had a sign: "closed until further notice," so we did our best to optimize our visit based on what signs...More

Thank DeltaDiamond
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favourite places, so many different animals to see. Many different tracks to choose, depending on the amount of time and fitness level

Thank Jimena G
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

The similarity to Africa's famed grassland may be fanciful but the open meadow that attracts kangaroos, wallabies, pademelons and potaroos plus birds galore does bring the iconic African location to mind. The Springlawn area of the park is a large flat meadow where you can...More

Thank Theo C
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I was lucky enough to discover this location and found the most magnificent beach named Bakers Beach. It would be 4-5kms long and you are the only person on the beach most of the time. It is stunning. There are Wallabies, Kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils, Echidnas,...More

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Visited this park to complete the Springlawn Nature walk one of Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks. It was an easy flat walk with plenty of flora and fauna. The walking track in some places is not well marked so does involve some freestyle but still...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We can in thru two entry points, green beach then later badger Beach. An uninhabited unused 2km long beach with sand dunes just up from the shore. Unbelievably view. It is plover and oystercatcher protected breeding ground. Aside from that the panorama vistas are unbelievable....More

Thank im44
Judy W, Front Office Manager at Narawntapu National Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you for the lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to our beautiful National Park.

Reviewed 25 May 2017

The camping facilities are OK - not great but adequate. Stay somewhere else - no shops for 30km. The walks are best if you know what to look for before you go, many details are small but wonderful. Ask the Ranger. Fantastic rare (small) orchids....More

Thank JanusTas
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We visited the park and were treated to three close encounters with the park's Australian copperhead snakes. So yes, they were were about by your feet in March so care needs to be taken. Reading down we got in front of one that was making...More

Thank LondonTell
Judy W, Visitor Reception Officer at Narawntapu National Park, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Thanks for your lovely snake journey. You might interested know they still out in MAY! I had to move one off the track this morning that was lounging lazily in the sun.

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This NP in the north of the state is theoretically a cool spot to visit. There is lots of camping on the beach and in port sorrell and wildlife too. The campsites are one of the few places in tassie where we couldn't manage a...More

Thank rodgtraveller
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We were staying in Beauty Point and hadn't realised that the road across is now not recommended for tourists, so took the long way round to Springlawn, which cut down on our sightseeing. From the moment we arrived we saw Forester kangaroos, wallabies and Pademelon...More

Thank Julie P
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Questions & Answers
11 April 2015|
Response from Pademelonsammie |
You can enter the park either from Devonport , Exeter or up by us Yorktown (Nr Greensbeach). Along this stretch there are wombats in abundance after dusk. Although our speed limit is 100k please take care to slow down to... More
27 February 2015|
Response from Pademelonsammie |
There's a camp ground there with powered sites and very good facilities that require payment for a token. You need to obtain a National Park Pass first. This can also be obtained at Exeter Tourist Information... More