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Tattersalls campground

Karuah National Park

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Applies from Mon 22 May 2023, 12.01am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2023, 2.23pm

Closed areas: Tomaree Summit walk track closed for track repairs

Parts of Tomaree Summit walk are closed from Monday 22 May to Friday 30 June 2023. This closure is to allow upgrades to the walking track, including the steel staircases which are currently dismantled. 

The following areas are closed during this time:

  • Tomaree Summit
  • Access to the Gun Emplacement via Tomaree track (Red paved path from the bottom carpark).
  • Tomaree track leading to Tomaree Summit
  • Connection track leading to Tomaree Summit

Access to the Gun Emplacements is possible during this period via Tomaree Lodge on Gun Emplacement Road. There is no access from the Gun Emplacement to the Summit. 

Please do not enter closed areas, or walk around closure signs or barriers. It causes erosion and the trampling of sensitive vegetation. Threatened orchids are present throughout the area.

Check the map on this webpage to view other great walks in Tomaree National Park and to plan your walk.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, email the NPWS Hunter Central Coast area office or call 02 4984 8200.

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Applies from Wed 24 May 2023, 2.01pm to Fri 16 Jun 2023, 2.11pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2023, 2.19pm

Closed areas: Roads and Fire Trails closed due to road works

Some parts of Tomaree National Park are closed from Monday 5 June to Friday 16 June 2023 while fire trails are being maintained. The closed trails are:

  • Big Rocky Trail
  • Sewerline Fire Trail
  • Derigderee Fire Trail

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4984 8200.

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Applies from Wed 24 May 2023, 7.00am to Mon 29 May 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 May 2023, 12.16pm

Closed areas: Gan Gan 4WD entry temporarily closed - no beach front driving

Due to current weather conditions, beach front driving is temporarily closed today Wednesday 24 May 2023, until 5pm Monday 29 May 23 2023 in the Worimi Conservation Lands. This closure is from the Gan Gan Road entry at Anna Bay to the Lavis Lane entry at Williamtown. This is for visitor safety and to protect cultural sites. Large swell combined with high tides has made the beach front impassable for all vehicles.

The Gan Gan 4WD entry at Anna Bay is temporarily closed to all vehicles.

The following areas are open:

  • Lavis Lane entry
  • Fern Bay entry
  • Ganyamalbaa campground
  • Recreational Vehicle Area

Please note:

  • Look out for soft sand, erosion, wash outs and drop offs.
  • Do not attempt to traverse the beach front at this time and, for safety, avoid driving through sea water or large pools of water. Driving conditions can change rapidly. Several vehicles on this beach have ended up in the ocean or swamped by water.
  • If in doubt, turn around and back track on the route you've driven, to exit the park.
  • Check conditions before arriving, and if in doubt save your visit for another day.
  • Do not drive over the frontal dune or any vegetation. Fines apply.

Staff will monitor conditions and reopen the beach for driving when the situation improves.

For more information contact the NPWS office at Nelson Bay on 02 4984 8200, during business hours, 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

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Applies from Wed 24 May 2023, 7.00am to Fri 2 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 May 2023, 2.28pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for track upgrades

Some parts of Tomaree National Park are closed from Wednesday 24 May to Friday 2 June 2023 while the Tomaree Coastal Walking track is being upgraded. The closed areas are:

  • Little Kingsley Beach
  • Fishermans Bay Track
  • Entrance to existing Tomaree Coastal Walking track from Castaway Estate Fire Trail
  • Entrance to walking track at High Street in Fishermans Bay
  • Existing and new Tomaree Walking track 
     

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office 024984 8200 or npws.huntercoast@environment.nsw.gov.au 

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Applies from Tue 23 May 2023, 7.00am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 May 2023, 2.19pm

Closed areas: Partial closure - Tomaree Coastal walk Southern Gateway

Ad hoc closures will be required to the concrete footpath between Pacific Avenue carpark (old cemetery) and the Tomaree National Park boundary at Birubi beach from  Tuesday May23 until June 30 2023. 

The closures are to facilitate construction of the Tomaree Coastal Walk Southern Gateway. During times of closure pedestrians are encouraged to follow signage and use alternative access between Pacific Ave Carpark and the Tomaree NP boundary via Ocean Ave.

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.51pm. Last reviewed: Sun 21 May 2023, 6.46pm

Closed areas: Road closures due to severe weather event

Some roads within Myall Lakes National Park are temporarily closed due to the impacts of recent severe weather. The closed roads are:

  • Nerong Road (southern section)
  • Masons Bend trail
  • Goochs Road and Sugarloaf trail.

NPWS are working on repairs and will reopen the roads once completed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Thu 18 May 2023, 12.26pm to Tue 30 May 2023, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2023, 2.01pm

Closed areas: Middle Rock closed for track repairs

The Middle Rock area (headland between Samurai Beach and One Mile Beach) of Tomaree National Park is closed for walking track repairs from Tuesday 9 May to Tuesday 30 May 2023.

Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office 02 4984 8200.

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Applies from Thu 20 Oct 2022, 11.19am to Mon 3 Jul 2023, 5.19pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2023, 2.01pm

Safety alerts: Tomaree Coastal Walk Construction - Caution

Some parts of the Tomaree Coastal Walk have active construction sites, this presents several hazards should the sites be accessed without authorisation. Works for these track sections are anticipated for completion by July 2023.

New track construction and existing track upgrades:

  • In Boat Harbour Kingsley Beach & Little Kingsley Beach.
  • In Boat Harbour between Ocean Pde and the Morna Point Slot Canyon
  • In Anna Bay between Iris Moore Reserve and Fishermans Bay
  • At the Middle Rock Headland between One Mile Beach and Samurai Beach
  • Big Rocky Precinct between Big Rocky and Little Rocky and between Big Rocky and North Samurai Trail
     

For more information, contact the local NPWS office, Hunter Coast Area, Nelson Bay Office 02 4984 8200

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Applies from Wed 10 May 2023, 9.00am to Tue 14 May 2024, 2.01pm. Last reviewed: Wed 10 May 2023, 2.11pm

Closed areas: Ocean Rocks Track is closed until further notice

Ocean Rocks Track on Tomaree Head is closed beyond the picnic area from Monday 8 May 2023 until further notice.

This track has a highly unstable landslip. 

Walkers should not use this track under any circumstances.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office 02 4984 8200.

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Applies from Tue 27 Dec 2022, 12.56pm to Mon 2 Dec 2024, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Apr 2023, 9.28am

Closed areas: The Mungo Track detour due to flood damage

The boardwalk between Tamboi trail and Brambles Green campground is closed due to flood damage.

You will need to follow the detour on The Mungo Track at Mungo Brush. Please follow the walking track to the beach and then walk south for 4km.

Take the slashed management trail which connects the beach to Mungo Brush Road to rejoin The Mungo Track route. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Thu 15 Sep 2022, 10.00am to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2023, 8.28am

Closed areas: Little Mountain campground and Little Mountain Road closed for repair

Little Mountain Road and Little Mountain campground are closed while Little Mountain Road is being repaired. The road is impassable.

Barricades are in place around the closed areas. Tattersalls campground and Double Wharf picnic area remain open.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Mon 2 Aug 2021, 1.52pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Feb 2023, 11.18am

Closed areas: Lighthouse Keepers' Cottages Ruins site closed

The Lighthouse Keepers' Cottages Ruins site is closed to pedestrian access for public safety reasons. Please do not enter the site under any circumstances.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

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Applies from Wed 4 Jan 2023, 7.00am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Mar 2023, 4.03pm

Closed areas: Wreck Beach walking track closed

Wreck Beach walking track is closed due to heavy rain undermining the walking track causing significant damage to steps and landings. The closure will be in place for an extended period until repairs are undertaken.

Barriers and signage are in place for visitor safety.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Nelson Bay area office on 02 4984 8200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 14 Dec 2021, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Mar 2023, 4.04pm

Closed areas: Box Beach carpark night closure

Box Beach carpark is closed to vehicles from 10pm to 5am daily. The gate will be locked during these times.

Box Beach Access Road is also closed to vehicles during this period.

A fee will be charged for vehicles exiting after 10pm. Please call Certis Security on 1300 370 145 for assistance.

For more information, please contact the local Nelson Bay office on 02 4984 8200.

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