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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Tourism >> Visitors >> Visitor arrivals >> Places visited: National Parks and reserves

Tasmania's National Parks and Reserves are popular destinations for visitors. Of the estimated 652,200 visitors who arrived by scheduled airline flights and Bass Strait ferries in 2002-03, approximately 150,200 people (23.0%) visited Freycinet National Park, 77,800 (11.9%) visited Russell Falls/Mt Field National Park and 44,200 (6.8%) visited Fortescue Bay/Tasman National Park. These destinations were also popular in previous years.


ALL VISITORS(a), Selected National Parks and reserves visited

2000-01
2001-02
2002-03

Selected national parks and reserves
'000
'000
'000
% of all visitors

Freycinet National Park
121.6
114.3
150.2
23.0
Russell Falls/Mt Field National Park
76.1
69.6
77.8
11.9
Fortescue Bay/Tasman National Park
42.9
35.7
44.2
6.8
Bay of Fires
22.5
27.6
41.9
6.4
Mole Creek Caves - Marakoopa/King Solomons Caves
33.2
38.2
40.0
6.1
Central Plateau/Great Lake
37.7
34.4
30.7
4.7
Liffey Falls
20.9
20.2
28.7
4.4
Hastings Caves
26.5
23.2
26.8
4.1
Dip Falls/Big Tree
18.1
22.1
26.4
4.0
Wielangta Forest Drive
17.8
18.2
21.3
3.3
Douglas-Apsley National Park
23.2
19.6
20.0
3.1
Arthur River(b)
na
na
19.2
2.9
Pieman River/Corinna
12.1
10.7
16.9
2.6
Mt William National Park
12.1
13.9
14.5
2.2

na not available
(a) Includes visitors who arrived on scheduled airline flights and Bass Strait ferries only.
(b) Number of visitors to Arthur River not collected prior to July 2002.

Source:Tourism Tasmania - Tasmanian Visitor Survey.


The Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife Service web site has further information about Tasmania's National Parks and Reserves.



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