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Fingal Island historical lighthouse tour

Tomaree National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 25 January 2022, 2.49pm

Applies from Tue 25 Jan 2022, 8.05am. Last reviewed: Tue 25 Jan 2022, 2.49pm.

Closed areas: Samurai Beach night closure

Samurai Beach is closed during the following periods:

  • Tuesday 25 January 2022 - 7pm to 7 am
  • Wednesday 26 January 2022 - 7pm to 7am 

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

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Applies from Thu 18 Nov 2021, 3.53pm. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Jan 2022, 3.39pm.

Closed areas: Kingsley Beach access track closure

The Kingsley Beach access track is closed for construction works during February 2022. The works are expected to take place:

  • From Monday 7 to Friday 11 February 2022 and;
  • From Monday 14 to Friday 18 February 2022.

There is no access to Kingsley Beach and the carpark will be closed during construction. There will be signs and barriers in place. 

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

Applies from Tue 14 Dec 2021, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Dec 2021, 4.10pm.

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.

Applies from Tue 14 Dec 2021, 1.15pm to Fri 29 Apr 2022, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Dec 2021, 4.07pm.

Closed areas: Fingal Island sand spit closed

The Fingal Island sand spit is permanently closed to pedestrian access due to extreme danger.  Do not attempt to cross the sand spit at any time.

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

Applies from Mon 2 Aug 2021, 1.52pm. Last reviewed: Sun 5 Sep 2021, 7.55pm.

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 Ruins site under any circumstances.

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

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Applies from Thu 20 Feb 2020, 9.16am. Last reviewed: Sun 12 Apr 2020, 1.24pm.

Closed areas: Ocean Rocks walking track

Ocean Rocks walking track in Tomaree National Park is closed due to landslide from Thursday 20 February 2020. Signs will be in place around the closed area.

All main visitor areas, including Tomaree Summit walk, will remain open. You can still access Tomaree Head via Tomaree Summit walk.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Hunter Coast area office on 02 4984 8200.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 25 Jan 2022, 12.47pm to Tue 8 Feb 2022, 12.50pm. Last reviewed: Tue 25 Jan 2022, 4.18pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for maintenance

The following areas are closed from Tuesday 25 January to Tuesday 8 February 2022 for maintenance:

  • Tattersalls campground and parts of Tattersalls Road
  • Double Wharf picnic area
  • Parts of Hobarts Forest Road

Signs will be in place around closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4984 8200.

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Applies from Thu 18 Nov 2021, 3.53pm. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Jan 2022, 3.39pm

Closed areas: Kingsley Beach access track closure

The Kingsley Beach access track is closed for construction works during February 2022. The works are expected to take place:

  • From Monday 7 to Friday 11 February 2022 and;
  • From Monday 14 to Friday 18 February 2022.

There is no access to Kingsley Beach and the carpark will be closed during construction. There will be signs and barriers in place. 

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

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Applies from Tue 14 Dec 2021, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Dec 2021, 4.10pm

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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Applies from Tue 14 Dec 2021, 1.15pm to Fri 29 Apr 2022, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Dec 2021, 4.07pm

Closed areas: Fingal Island sand spit closed

The Fingal Island sand spit is permanently closed to pedestrian access due to extreme danger.  Do not attempt to cross the sand spit at any time.

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

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Applies from Mon 29 Nov 2021, 11.06am to Tue 31 May 2022, 11.07pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Dec 2021, 3.07pm

Closed areas: Mungo track partial closure

Mungo Track is closed between Tamboi and Brambles Green campground from Monday 29 November until Tuesday 31 May 2022 due to damaged boardwalk. 

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

 

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Applies from Fri 25 Sep 2020, 1.18pm to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Oct 2021, 10.39am

Closed areas: Little Mountain campground closed

Little Mountain Road and Little Mountain campground in Karuah National Park are closed while Little Mountain Road is being upgraded. The road is impassable. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 7 May 2021, 8.50am to Sat 7 May 2022, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Dec 2021, 10.01am

Closed areas: Sunnyside campground closed

Sunnyside campground will be closed indefinitely until major works have been completed.

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Applies from Mon 2 Aug 2021, 1.52pm. Last reviewed: Sun 5 Sep 2021, 7.55pm

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 Ruins site under any circumstances.

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

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Applies from Thu 20 Feb 2020, 9.16am. Last reviewed: Sun 12 Apr 2020, 1.24pm

Closed areas: Ocean Rocks walking track

Ocean Rocks walking track in Tomaree National Park is closed due to landslide from Thursday 20 February 2020. Signs will be in place around the closed area.

All main visitor areas, including Tomaree Summit walk, will remain open. You can still access Tomaree Head via Tomaree Summit walk.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Hunter Coast area office on 02 4984 8200.

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Local alerts

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