Applies from Tue 7 Apr 2020, 10.34am to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 10.35am. Last reviewed: Sun 19 Jul 2020, 2.55pm.
Closed areas: Fingal Island access trail and Point Stephens Lighthouse - closed to vehicles
The Fingal Island access trail and Point Stephens Lighthouse are closed to vehicles.
The sea conditions at the spit are variable, unpredictable and subject to change at short notice. People have drowned attempting to cross the Fingal Spit, and even at low tides the spit can be impacted by fast-moving water.
For more information call the NPWS Hunter Coast area office on 02 4984 8205 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.