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Fishermans Bay foreshore

Tomaree National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Fishermans Bay foreshore.

Getting there and parking

Fishermans Bay foreshore is accessible via Pacific Street at Fishermans Bay.

To get there:

  • Take Gan Gan Road from Anna Bay or Nelson Bay and turn east into Morna Point Road
  • Turn left into Fishermans Bay Road

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Street parking is available at Fishermans Bay foreshore.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Tomaree National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Spring

A fabulous time to experience Tomaree's wildflowers display.

Summer

Cool off with a dip in one the park's beaches or go snorkelling at Fishermans Bay.

Winter

Fishermans Bay and Boat Harbour are the best places to spot humpback whales as they migrate north between May and July or you can take a guided tour.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

17°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

41.5°C

Winter temperature

Average

8°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded

1.1°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

May and June

Driest month

October and November

Facilities

Toilet facilities are available across the road, about a 2-minute walk to the council reserve from the boat ramp.

Boat ramp

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Boating safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Permitted

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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