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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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Great for a day trip

The camping facilities are OK - not great but adequate. Stay somewhere else - no shops for 30km... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Tasmania, Australia
Snakes were out in March

We visited the park and were treated to three close encounters with the park's Australian... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
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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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“nice walk” (2 reviews)
“knob” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1349 Bakers Beach Road | Bakers Beach, Tasmania 7307, Australia
+61 3 6428 6277
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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
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We were lucky with the weather when we visited, although the flies seemed to like us! Walking round the lake and then back to the Visitor Centre via the Bird hide takes a couple of hours, but you are surrounded by animals, even in the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The day before it had rained in Noah's Ark proportions so getting there was a bit tricky. And then, when I did arrive, vast areas were flooded. But the big advantage was that there was hardly anyone else there so, as I walked out over...More

1  Thank Annie W
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived about 11am and after speaking to the park ranger and getting some great advice to avoid the wetter areas, we were off. We took the slightly longer track and also included the lookout at Archers Knob and stopped to take a lot of...More

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Weather was threatening rain so we did the walk to lake with a boardwalk and bird hide. Nice walk, many interesting plants. Saw a number of interesting birds, mostly on the lake. Easy, rather flat walk on a broad path. The boardwalks were nice and...More

Thank Hal72
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable they can charge so much to see this beautiful beach. Not even in Victoria have i ever been asked to pay this kind of money.

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We arrived mid afternoon and spent some time on the lovely beaches all by ourselves. As it got closer to sunset we did the lawn walk which takes a couple of hours but gives you lots of chances of seeing the local wildlife. Sadly no...More

1  Thank AFrequentTraveller
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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