• Adult bus travel concession

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    An adult concession fare for bus travel is available to people who hold a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Seniors Card - all states and territories
    • ESI or RDI ImmiCard
    • Tasmanian Government Concession Card

    or are:

    • aged 70 years and over
    • DVA war widows
    • eligible adult students

    In urban areas adult concessions are a flat rate of $2.40.

    In non-urban areas adult concessions are 50 percent of the full adult fare. There is also a further 20 per cent discount available for both urban and non-urban adult concessions passengers using a smart card or bulk purchase of tickets.

    For more information:

    Metro Tasmania
    Phone: 132 201
    Email: correspondence@metrotas.com.au
    Web: www.metrotas.com.au

    Merseylink
    Phone: 6427 7626
    Email: admin@merseylink.com.au
    Web: www.merseylink.com.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • National Parks passes

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    A 20 per cent discount on annual and two-year National Parks passes is available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Seniors Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

    Purchase online via https://passes.parks.tas.gov.au/

    Companion Card holders will receive an identical day person or backpacker pass for their companion carer at no charge, when one of these passes is purchased by a Companion Card holder.

    Please contact the specific national park prior to your visit to ascertain the suitability of the park (eg whether it is wheelchair accessible).

    Discounted Annual and Two Year Seniors All Parks passes are available to holders of a:

    • Seniors Card - all states and territories (excluding Seniors Business Card)

    Purchase online via https://passes.parks.tas.gov.au/

    For more information:

    Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
    Phone: 1300 827 727 (1300 TASPARKS)
    Email: parkfees@parks.tas.gov.au
    Web:  www.parks.tas.gov.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Non-Urban Bus Operators

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    Concession fares in non-urban areas are distance based fares, set at half the price of a full adult fare, available to people who hold a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • EIS or RDI ImmiCard
    • Seniors Card - all states and territories
    • Tasmanian Companion Card

    or are

    • aged 70 years and over
    • DVA war widows
    • eligible adult students.

    For more information:

    Contact your bus service operator.

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Overland Track

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    A 20 per cent discount on booking fees is available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Seniors Card – all states and territories (excluding Seniors Business Cards)
    • Companion Card - upon application (a free ticket is available for a companion when one ticket is purchased by a Companion Card holder).

    For more information:

    Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
    Phone: 1300 827 727 (1300 TASPARKS)
    Web: www.overlandtrack.com.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Port Arthur Historic Site

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    Discounted entry fees available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Seniors Card - all states and territories
    • Student Card.

    Companion Card holders will receive a second ticket for their companion carer at no charge.

    For more information:

    Port Arthur Historic Site
    Phone:
    1800 659 101
    Email: reservations@portarthur.org.au
    Web: www.portarthur.org.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (Botanical Shop)

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    Discounted Guided Tours and a 5 per cent discount in the Botanical Shop are available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Service Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Seniors Card.

    Companion Card Holders will receive a second ticket for their companion carer at no charge on Guided Tours.

    For more information:

    Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
    Phone:
    6166 0451
    Email: rtbg@rtbg.tas.gov.au
    Web: www.rtbg.tas.gov.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Tasmanian Companion Card - public buses

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    Free travel applies to the cardholder’s companion while the cardholder pays the fare for which they are entitled.

    For more information:

    Metro Tasmania Phone: 132 201

    Email: correspondence@metrotas.com.au
    Web: www.metrotas.com.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Companion Card
  • The Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

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    Discounted Heritage Tours are available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Seniors Card - all states and territories
    • Student Card.

    Companion Card holders will receive a second ticket for their companion carer at no charge.

    For more information:

    Cascades Female Factory Historic Site
    Phone:
    1800 139 478
    Email: info@femalefactory.org.au
    Web: www.femalefactory.org.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • The Hastings Experience, Mole Creek Caves and Highfield Historic Site

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    Discounted tickets for the Hastings Experience (Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs), Mole Creek Caves and Highfield Historic Site are available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
    • Seniors Card – all states and territories (excluding Seniors Business Cards).
    • A free ticket is available for a companion when one ticket is purchased by a Companion Card holder.

    For more information:

    Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
    Phone:
    Hastings Reserve: 6298 3209
    Highfield House: 6458 1100
    Mole Creek Caves: 6363 5182
    Web: www.parks.tas.gov.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
  • Three Capes Track

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    A 20 per cent discount on booking fees is available to holders of a:

    • Services Australia or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
    • Services Australia Health Care Card
    • Services Australia or DVA Commonwealth Seniors Health Cards
    • Seniors Card – all states and territories (excluding Seniors Business Cards)
    • Companion Card - upon application (a free ticket is available for a companion when one ticket is purchased by a Companion Card holder).

    For more information:

    Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
    Phone: 1300 827 727 (1300 TASPARKS)
    Web: www.threecapestrack.com.au

    Eligible cards for this concession:

    Services Australia Health Care Card; Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Seniors Card; Companion Card; Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card; Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card

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