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Moonee Beach Nature Reserve

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 12 September 2017, 11.37am

Applies from Tue 12 Sep 2017, 11.30am to Wed 28 Feb 2018, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Sep 2017, 11.37am.

Other planned events: Fox baiting Moonee Beach Nature Reserve

A fox and wild dog baiting program is being conducted along Moonee Beach in Moonee Beach Nature Reserve. The areas affected ranges from the mouth of Moonee Creek to 500m north of the Tiki trail. It is advised not to take dogs along Moonee Beach in the vicinity of the baiting program or allow them to stray into the area.

The 1080 poison baits are lethal to domestic pets if ingested. Visitors and neighbours of the Moonee Beach Nature Reserve are reminded that domestic dogs are not permitted within national parks or nature reserves.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 16 Oct 2017, 3.19pm. Last reviewed: Mon 16 Oct 2017, 3.45pm

Closed areas: Angourie Bay Road closed due to roadworks

Some areas of this park are closed due to roadworks from Tuesday 17 October to Friday 20 October 2017. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed areas are:

  • Angourie Bay Road from Woolaweyah Road
  • Angourie picnic area
  • Mara Creek picnic area

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Clarence South area office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 12 Sep 2017, 11.30am to Wed 28 Feb 2018, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Sep 2017, 11.37am

Other planned events: Fox baiting Moonee Beach Nature Reserve

A fox and wild dog baiting program is being conducted along Moonee Beach in Moonee Beach Nature Reserve. The areas affected ranges from the mouth of Moonee Creek to 500m north of the Tiki trail. It is advised not to take dogs along Moonee Beach in the vicinity of the baiting program or allow them to stray into the area.

The 1080 poison baits are lethal to domestic pets if ingested. Visitors and neighbours of the Moonee Beach Nature Reserve are reminded that domestic dogs are not permitted within national parks or nature reserves.

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Aug 2017, 3.34pm

Other planned events: Yuraygir Coastal walk river crossing contacts

Yuraygir Coastal Walk river crossing contact details have changed.  The current details are as follows:

  • The Wooli river crossing call 0439 409 909 
  • The Sandon river crossing call 0266411500
  • The Corindi/Red Rock river crossing call (02) 6649 2730.  

For further information please contact NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500.

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Applies from Thu 22 Jun 2017, 8.41am to Sun 31 Dec 2017, 8.26am. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Sep 2017, 10.34am

Other planned events: 1080 fox control baiting program

National Parks and Wildlife Service are conducting an ongoing fox control program using 1080 baiting in coastal areas of Yuraygir National Park. This feral animal control work is part of the NSW Fox Threat Abatement Plan and Saving our Species conservation program aimed at protecting threatened shorebird species. All baited areas are signposted. For further information contact NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500. 

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Applies from Wed 24 May 2017, 11.38am. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Jun 2017, 3.43pm

Closed areas: Road closures in Yuraygir State Conservation Area

A partial road closure of 3km between Bald Knob Tick Gate Road and Browns Knob trail and Julies Road is closed due to storm damage. Alternative access to Coast Range Road is available via McPhillips Road and Yellow Cutting Road. 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 NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 10 Apr 2017, 2.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 May 2017, 12.48pm

Other incidents: Restricted access at Pebbly Beach campground

Pebbly Beach campground is currently being accessed via a temporary access trail due to storm damage and is unsuitable for caravans and camper trailers larger than a standard Jayco pop-top size. For further information, please phone the Grafton NPWS office on 0266411500.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2015, 12.05pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Sep 2016, 9.22am

Closed areas: Angourie Back Beach - staircase removed

Walkers on the Yuraygir Coastal Walk are advised that the staircase at the southern end of Angourie Back Beach has been removed due to safety concerns. All walkers should commence the walk via the track at Mara Creek picnic area, as there is no longer access from the beach. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Grafton NPWS office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/moonee-beach-nature-reserve/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the North Coast region
  • Moonee Beach Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Coffs Harbour
      (02) 6652 0900
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 32 Marina Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6651 9525
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Emergency services

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Moonee Beach Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary