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Mineral Resources Tasmania

Fossicking Areas in Tasmania - New Edition

Mineral Resources Tasmania has released a new edition of the ever-popular Fossicking Areas in Tasmania.

This 8th edition contains new information on fossicking areas in our state, new maps of the best places to go, is colour throughout, and includes a fossicking area at Tunnel Marsh that wasn’t included in the previous edition.

Fossicking is a popular activity in Tasmania and this guidebook details the locations of declared Fossicking Areas, how to get there and what you may discover if you're lucky enough to make a find at one of these sites.

The booklet may be purchased for $7.50 (including postage) by emailing

It can also be downloaded for free here.