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Moonee Beach Nature Reserve

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 17 January 2018, 10.51am

Applies from Tue 12 Sep 2017, 11.30am to Wed 28 Feb 2018, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Jan 2018, 10.51am.

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 12 Feb 2018, 1.14pm. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Feb 2018, 10.56am

Other incidents: Sandon River boat crossing unavailable

The self-service Sandon River boat crossing is currently unavailable due to boat servicing requirements. If you're planning on using Yuraygir Coastal walk, please make your own arrangements to cross the Sandon River. NPWS apologises for any inconvenience.

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Applies from Thu 22 Jun 2017, 8.41am to Sat 30 Jun 2018, 8.26am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Dec 2017, 4.16pm

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 Tue 12 Sep 2017, 11.30am to Wed 28 Feb 2018, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Jan 2018, 10.51am

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: Tue 31 Oct 2017, 11.15am

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 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

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Moonee Beach Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary