The Tasman National Park Map has a scale of 1:75,000 with 20m contour intervals. 1mm on the map represents 75 meters on the ground. Walking tracks are clearly marked along with other important information including car parks, caravan parks, camp sites, picnic areas, toilets, lookouts, caves, waterfalls, cliffs, reserves, forests, and state forests. Also included are charts of monthly temperature averages, mean rainfall, ans sunrise/sunset.
In the far south-east corner of the State lie the Forestier and Tasman Peninsulas, joined to each other by a narrow isthmus. These peninsulas contain a cultural and natural richness rare in the world. Here you find the highest vertical sea cliffs in Australia, spectacular geological features of international significance, evidence of 6,000 years of Aboriginal occupation, the most renowned penal settlement in Australia, remains of early mining and timber harvesting, and abundant and diverse flora and fauna.
About one fifth of the peninsulas (over 13,000 hectares) is protected as national park or reserves. These include Tasman National Park (10,750 ha), Tessellated Pavement State Reserve, Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, Pirates Bay State Reserve, Eaglehawk Bay-Flinders Bay Conservation Area, Eaglehawk Bay State Reserve, Coal Mines Historic Site, Lime Bay State Reserve, Roaring Beach Conservation Area, Hardys Hill Nature Reserve, Mount Arthur State Reserve, Stewarts Bay State Reserve, Safety Cove State Reserve and Port Arthur Historic Site.
Detailed information is provided on Peninsula Pleasures including scenic drives, picnicking, swimming & surfing, snorkelling & scuba diving, fishing, boating, sea-kayaking & canoeing, rock climbing & abseiling, hang gliding & paragliding, horse riding, whale watching, and accommodation, dining, art & craft. Further information is provided on the Vegetation of the Peninsulas including Coastal Health, Wet Eucalypt Forest, Dry Eucalypt Forest, and Special Places. Peninsula Wildlife including mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish and birds are detailed.
Further information can be found on camping grounds, Aboriginal heritage, shipwrecks, and geology of the peninsulas. Lastly, information is given about leaving no trace, bushwalking safety essentials, place names and their meanings, and links to further information.