Waterfalls Café And Gallery Improvement Plans To Proceed

Waterfalls Café And Gallery Improvement Plans To Proceed

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer

Improving Visitor Facilities And Services At Mount Field

Victor P Taffa

Waterfalls Café and Gallery leaseholders, Rachel and Greg Power, can now progress their vision for improved visitor services at Mount Field National Park, Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer announced.

Project involves operation of the public campground and the management of the “Government huts” at Lake Dobson by the Waterfalls café owners.

Project has the potential to provide increased employment opportunities for the Derwent Valley as the business grows, and has now progressed to lease and licence negotiation under our Tourism Opportunities in National Parks, Reserves and Crown land process.

“Subject to these negotiations with the Parks and Wildlife Service, this arrangement will deliver an improved and streamlined visitor experience.” Minister Archer said.

This includes a contract cleaning service for the day-use facilities at the campground, along with the visitor centre and Government huts and a central online booking system for all accommodation.

“This is an exciting proposal that will entice tourists to stay longer and spend more in the Derwent Valley region, and help achieve our goal to increase visitor overnight stays in regional areas by 70 % by 2022.” Minister Archer said.