South Esk Pine Reserve

South Esk Pine Reserve is a 6.8-hectare (17-acre) nature reserve in eastern Tasmania, Australia, 175 kilometres (109 mi) north-east of Hobart, on the Apsley River near Coles Bay. It is owned and managed by Bush Heritage Australia (BHA), by which it was purchased in 1998.[1]

South Esk Pine Reserve
South Esk Pine Reserve
Nearest town or cityColes Bay, Tasmania
Coordinates41.9409°S 148.2343°E / -41.9409; 148.2343
Area6.8 ha (16.8 acres)
Managing authoritiesBush Heritage Australia
WebsiteSouth Esk Pine Reserve

Natural values

The reserve protects the last large stand of the Tasmanian endemic conifer South Esk Pine. This tree is considered vulnerable, with only 10,000 trees remaining.[1]


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