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World War II gun emplacements

Tomaree National Park

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Applies from Tue 6 Dec 2022, 6.00am to Fri 9 Dec 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 2 Dec 2022, 12.55pm

Closed areas: Partial areas of Tomaree NP closed for aerial operations

Aerial operations for the Tomaree Coastal walk will be from December 6 to December 9 2022. This will be helicopter operationsa to support the ongoing delivery of the Tomaree Coastal Walk will take place along several sections of the Tomaree Coastal Walk including:

  • One Mile
  • Boat Harbour
  • Kingsley to Little Kingsley Beach
  • Iris Moore to Fishermans Bay
  • Big Rocky
  • Middle Rock
     

The following closures will be enforced for the duration of the helicopter operations:

  • One Mile Track between the southern end of One Mile Beach and the ‘Morna Point Trail’ junction. An exclusion zone may be enforced by NPWS staff at the southern end of One Mile Beach during aerial operations. 
  • New Boat Harbour Track south of the Depot Track junction
  • Kingsley Beach and Little Kingsley Beach
  • Iris Moore Reserve
  • Fisherman's Bay past the entry gate at the southern end of Pacific Drive
  • Big Rocky precinct past the 2wd carpark.
  • The new Middle Rock track section between One Mile Beach and Samurai Beach – exclusion zones may be enforced by NPWS staff at the northern end of One Mile Beach and the Southern end of Samurai Beach during the aerial operations. 

 

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

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Applies from Thu 20 Oct 2022, 11.00am to Tue 31 Jan 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 24 Nov 2022, 1.15pm

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 between November 2022 and January 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 Sat 1 Oct 2022, 10.25am. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Nov 2022, 12.42pm

Safety alerts: Worimi Conservation Lands - Drive with care

Due to current conditions, please drive with caution on Worimi Conservation Lands between Gan Gan entry/exit and Lavis Lane entry/exit along the beach front at high tide.

Please note:

  • Look out for soft sand, erosion, wash outs and drop-offs
  • 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 tides, forecast conditions and warnings before arriving, and if in doubt save your visit for another day
  • Do not drive over the frontal dune or any vegetation. Fines apply

NPWS staff will monitor conditions.

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

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: Mon 5 Dec 2022, 9.09am

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 Mon 24 Oct 2022, 7.00am to Tue 31 Jan 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 Oct 2022, 3.58pm

Closed areas: Tomaree Coastal Walk Southern Gateway Construction

Part park closure from the concrete pedestrian between Pacific Avenue Carpark, and the Tomaree NP Boundary. This area is closed within Iris Moore Reserve,  area of Tomaree National Park due to Tomaree Coastal Walk construction. 

The closure is to facilitate construction of the Tomaree Coastal Walk Southern Gateway. Pedestrians are encouraged to use alternative access between Pacific Ave Carpark and the Tomaree NP boundary via Ocean Ave.

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

 

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Applies from Wed 14 Sep 2022, 12.00am to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Oct 2022, 12.07pm

Closed parks: Corrie Island Nature Reserve closed for shorebird nesting season

Corrie Island Nature Reserve will be closed from Friday 16 September 2022 to Friday 31 March 2023 for the protection of beach-nesting shorebirds.

Corrie Island is an important breeding site for endangered little terns and pied oystercatchers. The island is closed to visitors for the duration of the nesting season to reduce disturbance that can cause egg or chick deaths.

During the closure period visitors may not land anywhere on Corrie Island, and only NPWS staff and authorised volunteers are allowed on the island. Pest control activities may be undertaken on the island during this time.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, email us or call the local park office on 02 4984 8200.

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