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Malabar Headland National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 18 August 2017, 4.58pm

Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2017, 4.12pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Aug 2017, 4.58pm.

Closed areas: Boora Point walking track closures

The eastern section of Malabar Headland National Park is closed to the public during ANZAC Rifle Range operations. This includes Boora Point walking track. These closures may occur with little or no notice. Check the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service alerts for Malabar Headland National Park before you enter. Please don't enter the park when red flags are flying above the range or if there are warning signs at the park entry points (South Maroubra Beach and Fishermans Road carpark). Range scheduling information is provided by the NSW Rifle Association (the range authority). Malabar Headland National Park is closed on the following dates:

  • The park is always closed on Saturdays and every 3rd Sunday of the month
  • Tuesday 22 August 2017
  • Wednesday 23 August 2017
  • Friday 25 August 2017
  • Tuesday 29 August 2017
  • Wednesday 30 August 2017
  • Friday 1 Septemeber 2017

These closures apply to the Boora Point Walking Track as well. To contact the ANZAC Rifle Range, email them or call (02) 9661 4532. To contact the NPWS area office, email the Environment line or call (02) 9337 5511.

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Applies from Mon 12 Jun 2017, 11.28am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Aug 2017, 4.24pm.

Safety alerts: Malabar Headland rifle range operation schedule

To ensure public safety, the eastern section of Malabar Headland National Park is closed to the public during ANZAC Rifle Range operations.

These closures may occur with little or no notice. Check the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service alerts for Malabar Headland National Park before you enter.

Do not enter the park when red flags are flying above the range or if there are warning signs at the park entry points (South Maroubra Beach and Fishermans Road carpark).

Range scheduling information is provided by the NSW Rifle Association (the range authority).

Malabar Headland National Park is closed on the following dates: These closures apply to the Boora Point Walking Track as well.

  • The park is always closed on Saturdays and every 3rd Sunday of the month.
  • Tuesday 22nd August 2017
  • Wednesday 23rd August 2017
  • Friday 25th August 2017
  • Tuesday 29th August 2017
  • Wednesday 30th August 2017
  • Friday 1st Septemeber 2017

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To contact the ANZAC Rifle Range, email them or call (02) 9661 4532.

To contact the NPWS area office, email the Environment line or call (02) 9337 5511.

Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2017, 4.12pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Aug 2017, 4.58pm

Closed areas: Boora Point walking track closures

The eastern section of Malabar Headland National Park is closed to the public during ANZAC Rifle Range operations. This includes Boora Point walking track. These closures may occur with little or no notice. Check the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service alerts for Malabar Headland National Park before you enter. Please don't enter the park when red flags are flying above the range or if there are warning signs at the park entry points (South Maroubra Beach and Fishermans Road carpark). Range scheduling information is provided by the NSW Rifle Association (the range authority). Malabar Headland National Park is closed on the following dates:

  • The park is always closed on Saturdays and every 3rd Sunday of the month
  • Tuesday 22 August 2017
  • Wednesday 23 August 2017
  • Friday 25 August 2017
  • Tuesday 29 August 2017
  • Wednesday 30 August 2017
  • Friday 1 Septemeber 2017

These closures apply to the Boora Point Walking Track as well. To contact the ANZAC Rifle Range, email them or call (02) 9661 4532. To contact the NPWS area office, email the Environment line or call (02) 9337 5511.

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Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2017, 4.57pm to Sat 19 Aug 2017, 4.57pm. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Aug 2017, 11.12am

Closed areas: Crater Cove hazard reduction burn

Some tracks and trails in Sydney Harbour National Park will be closed due to a hazard reduction burn for the entire 24 hour period. The closed areas are:

  • Dobroyd Scenic Drive will be closed to vehicles
  • Fisher Street
  • Manly Scenic walkway from Cutler Road to Crater Cove lookout
  • The Arabanoo lookout
  • Reef Beach and Beatty Street walking tracks

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Bobbin Head Information Centre on (02) 94728949 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 14 Aug 2017, 2.36pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Aug 2017, 11.59am

Closed areas: Camp Cove stairs

The stairs leading from Camp Cove Beach to the Green Point Reserve are closed from Wednesday 16 August to Tuesday 22 August 2017 inclusive for maintenance works.

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Applies from Tue 8 Aug 2017, 10.03am. Last reviewed: Tue 8 Aug 2017, 10.04am

Safety alerts: Weed spraying

The lawns around Greycliffe House are being sprayed today with a broad leaf herbicide. There are signs in place to notify public of spraying.

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Applies from Thu 23 Feb 2017, 12.01pm to Wed 31 Jan 2018, 11.59am. Last reviewed: Fri 21 Jul 2017, 1.28pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program

1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) as buried baits or ejector capsules will be laid in various locations across Sydney Harbour National Park in a continuous and ongoing manner from Friday 21 July 2017 to Wednesday 31 January 2018. Do not touch baits or ejector devices. The program includes sites at North Head on the adjacent North Head Sanctuary managed by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust and the Australian Institute of Police Management. 

Domestic pets may be affected. 1080 poison is lethal to dogs and cats. Pet owners must ensure that their pets do not enter baited reserves.

For further information during business hours please call the NPWS Mosman office on (02) 8968 6300 or the pest management officer on (02) 9472 8953. After hours please call (02) 9457 9577.

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Applies from Wed 21 Jun 2017, 1.34pm. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Aug 2017, 10.41am

Other planned events: Fort Denison changes to cafe and restaurant services

From Monday 26 June 2017 there will be no food and beverage services on Fort Denison due to the conclusion of the existing Fort Denison cafe and restaurant lease. A selection process is currently underway to determine a new operator for the venue, but it is expected that it will remain closed until 2018.

Fort Denison tours will continue as normal during this period. Drinking water and toilet facilities are available and visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the grounds. 

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Applies from Thu 22 Jun 2017, 1.38pm. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Jun 2017, 1.38pm

Closed areas: South Head temporary closure

The area south of Hornby Light at South Head will be subject to a temporary closure on Monday 26 June 2017 during 2pm – 5pm and 7pm – 10pm due to a military training exercise. The South Head Heritage trail from Camp Cove to the Hornby Lighthouse will remain open. For more information please contact NPWS Vaucluse area office on (02) 9337 5511.

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Applies from Wed 21 Jun 2017, 1.36pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Jun 2017, 11.25am

Other planned events: Athol Hall reopening soon

Athol Hall is currently not operating. NPWS is looking forward to welcoming a new lessee who will commence trading shortly. For bookings or more information please email or phone 0467 160 253.

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Applies from Mon 12 Jun 2017, 11.28am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Aug 2017, 4.24pm

Safety alerts: Malabar Headland rifle range operation schedule

To ensure public safety, the eastern section of Malabar Headland National Park is closed to the public during ANZAC Rifle Range operations.

These closures may occur with little or no notice. Check the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service alerts for Malabar Headland National Park before you enter.

Do not enter the park when red flags are flying above the range or if there are warning signs at the park entry points (South Maroubra Beach and Fishermans Road carpark).

Range scheduling information is provided by the NSW Rifle Association (the range authority).

Malabar Headland National Park is closed on the following dates: These closures apply to the Boora Point Walking Track as well.

  • The park is always closed on Saturdays and every 3rd Sunday of the month.
  • Tuesday 22nd August 2017
  • Wednesday 23rd August 2017
  • Friday 25th August 2017
  • Tuesday 29th August 2017
  • Wednesday 30th August 2017
  • Friday 1st Septemeber 2017

·       

To contact the ANZAC Rifle Range, email them or call (02) 9661 4532.

To contact the NPWS area office, email the Environment line or call (02) 9337 5511.

Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 3 Mar 2017, 3.22pm. Last reviewed: Wed 26 Jul 2017, 2.18pm

Closed areas: Fairfax lookout partial closure

Parts of the western, southern and eastern lookouts along Fairfax walking track have been closed due to cliff instability. The temporary closure is for the safety of the public, and fencing and signage have been installed advising of the closures. These closures will remain in place until works are undertaken to make the area safe. Fairfax walking track and carparks are open.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Sydney Harbour area office on (02) 9337 5511 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 23 Aug 2016, 10.51am. Last reviewed: Mon 3 Jul 2017, 10.17am

Closed areas: Collins Flat closed

Collins Flat Beach is currently unavailable for venue hire. This is due to the impact of high visitation on the critical penguin habitat at this location. This closure will be reviewed at the end of the breeding season in February 2018. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Mosman area office on (02) 9960 6266 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 10 Nov 2015, 10.15am. Last reviewed: Mon 3 Jul 2017, 10.16am

Closed areas: Steele Point Cottage closure

Steele Point Cottage, situated within the grounds of Nielsen Park, is no longer available for short-term holiday accommodation.

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Applies from Mon 15 Sep 2014, 4.03pm. Last reviewed: Mon 3 Jul 2017, 10.15am

Other incidents: Sydney Harbour National Park accommodation

Constables, Green Point and Steele Point Cottages are no longer available for accomodation bookings. New options are being considered for the conservation, management and use of these buildings.

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Local Alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/malabar-headland-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Eastern section: Often closed during ANZAC rifle range operation. Closed every Saturday and every 3rd Sunday of the month. Check local alerts and safety messages before visiting.

    Western section: Closed until further notice.

    • Vaucluse
      (02) 9337 5511
      Contact hours: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday
    • Greycliffe House, Nielsen Park, Vaucluse NSW
    • Fax: (02) 9337 1303
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Emergency services

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View to magic point from cliffs in Malabar Headland National Park. Photo: C Weston/OEH