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Hammerhead Point picnic area

Jervis Bay National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 20 Jan 2020, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Apr 2020, 5.52pm

Closed areas: Most of Morton National Park closed

Most of this park is closed due to bushfire damage and to protect the health and safety of our visitors. 

The open areas are: 

  • Three Views walk in Kangaroo Valley
  • Manning’s lookout (near Fitzroy Falls)

  • Long Point lookout (near Tallong)

All other areas in the park are closed. This includes all campgrounds, walking tracks, lookouts and picnic areas not listed as open.

Do not enter the closed areas of this park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) 

Applies from Mon 6 Apr 2020, 4.45pm to Wed 1 Jul 2020, 4.45pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Apr 2020, 4.47pm

Closed areas: All facilities closed

All facilities including toilets, picnic shelters and barbecues in Seven Mile Beach National Park will be closed from Monday 6 April 2020 until further notice for the health and safety of visitors and staff.

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Applies from Mon 6 Apr 2020, 4.41pm to Wed 1 Jul 2020, 4.42pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Apr 2020, 4.44pm

Closed areas: All facilities closed

All facilities including toilets, picnic shelters and barbecues at Greenfield Beach picnic area will be closed from Monday 6 April 2020 until further notice for the health and safety of visitors and staff.

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Applies from Mon 6 Apr 2020, 3.24pm to Wed 1 Jul 2020, 3.28pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Apr 2020, 4.11pm

Closed areas: All facilities closed

All facilities including toilets, picnic shelters and barbecues in Bomaderry Regional Parks will be closed from Monday 6 April 2020 until further notice for the health and safety of visitors and staff.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Fri 17 Jan 2020, 3.54pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Apr 2020, 8.50am

Closed areas: Bull Hole lookout – no beach access

Beach access from Bull Hole lookout is closed due to a dangerous drop off from the path to the beach. This closure will remain in place until maintenance works are completed. Any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Nowra area office on 02 4428 6300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 30 Jan 2020, 2.50pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Feb 2020, 2.59pm

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfires and aerial pest control operations

This park is closed due to active bushfires in the area. NPWS are also conducting aerial pest control programs as part of the bushfire response. Do not enter this park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Fri 7 Feb 2020, 11.15am to Tue 21 Apr 2020, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 13 Feb 2020, 9.06am

Other planned events: 1080 fox and wild dog control ground baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using ground baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be conducted between Thursday 21 October 2019 and Wednesday 21 October 2020 in the Kangaroo Valley, Budgong and Illaroo areas.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance. 

For further information please call the NPWS Highlands office on 024887 8244.

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Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/picnic-areas/hammerhead-point-picnic-area/local-alerts

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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The open grass area of Hammerhead Point picnic ground. Photo:Andy Richards