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Banks-Solander track

Kurnell area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 19 May 2020, 4.18pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Mar 2023, 12.54pm

Closed areas: Closed areas due to rifle range operations

The eastern section of Malabar Headland National Park will be closed on the following dates/times due to rifle range operations:

  • Every Saturday, 8am to 5pm
  • Every 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of the month, 8am to 5pm
  • Police, Friday 24 March 2023
  • Women on Target shoot, Thursday 13 April to Sunday 16 April 2023
  • Anzac Day shoot, Tuesday 25 April 2023
  • Service Rifle Championships, Saturday 10 to Sunday 11 June 2023
  • DRA Weekend, Saturday 24 June to Sunday 25 June 2023

Do not enter the eastern section of the park (including Boora Point walking track) when:

  • Red flags are flying above the range
  • The 'rifle range in use' warning signs are displayed at the park entry (South Maroubra Beach and Fishermans Road carpark)
  • Park entry gates are closed.

The western section of the park (Western Escarpment walking track) is open when the rifle range is in use.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local area office on 02 9337 5511 or the ANZAC Rifle Range on 02 9661 4532.

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Applies from Tue 31 Jan 2023, 7.00am to Thu 20 Apr 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Mar 2023, 10.25am

Closed areas: Weekday closures due to track upgrades

Some areas in Royal National Park are undergoing trail upgrade works and will be closed on weekdays from Monday 30 January to Thursday 20 April 2023.

The closed areas are:

  • Uloola Falls trail and walking track 
  • Uloola Falls campground

You may experience delays during works. Please be cautious of machinery on the trail and follow directions of NPWS staff and contractors.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 9542 0648.

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Applies from Thu 25 Aug 2022, 9.00am to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 5.10pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Mar 2023, 2.18pm

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits, fresh baits and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPEs) containing 1080 poison (sodium fluroacetate) for the control of foxes. The program will take place between Thursday 25 August 2022 and Friday 31 March 2023 in Towra Point Nature Reserve.

Don’t touch baits or ejector devices. All baiting locations are identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. 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.

Fox baiting in these reserves is aimed at reducing their impact on threatened species.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kurnell area office on 02 9668 2000 or the NPWS after hours call centre on 1300 056 294.

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Applies from Fri 3 Mar 2023, 12.07pm to Fri 28 Apr 2023, 12.07pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Mar 2023, 9.23am

Closed areas: Allambie Flat dry wall repair closures

Emergency repair work is being carried out on the heritage dry stone wall, at the entrance of the access road to Allambie Flat. The works will take place from Monday 20 March to Friday 28 April 2023.

Vehicle access is not permitted during the works from Monday to Friday, however will be reinstated each weekend, if conditions allow.

Pedestrian access to Audley Boatshed and picnic area is permitted from the north side of the building, via the Weir Flat grassed area. Alternative parking is available at Bus Stop Flat and Triangle carparks, across the weir.

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Applies from Wed 13 Oct 2021, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Mar 2023, 8.56am

Closed areas: Kurnell Visitor Centre closed for upgrades

Kurnell Visitor Centre is currently closed until further notice. The site is being prepared for a new visitor centre as part of the Kamay 2020 Project. 

Learn more about the improvements being made as part of the Kamay 2020 Master Plan Project or email the local area office.

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Applies from Mon 13 Feb 2023, 11.00am to Fri 28 Apr 2023, 1.36pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 Mar 2023, 10.47am

Closed areas: Garawarra Farm Road weekday closure

Garawarra Farm Road will be closed on weekdays from Monday 13 February 2023 until late April 2023, due to road upgrade works.

There is no vehicle or pedestrian access during the closure period, and the road will be open on weekends.

On all other days, you can still walk past Garawarra Farm via Burgh Ridge track or Garawarra Ridge fire trail (from Otford).

For more information, contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

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Applies from Tue 12 Jul 2022, 10.16am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Mar 2023, 3.34pm

Safety alerts: Landslip on Lady Carrington Drive

Lady Carrington Drive has been impacted by the 2022 and February 2023 flash floods. Most of the trail surface is severely eroded and slippery. A portion of the track has been impacted by a landslip. Please travel through this section without stopping.

Please use this trail with caution. For more information, contact the local area office on 02 9542 0648.

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Applies from Mon 13 Mar 2023, 3.28pm to Wed 5 Apr 2023, 3.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Mar 2023, 12.15pm

Other planned events: Arthur Byrne carpark access trail to Boora Point walking track closed

The Department of Finance will be conducting works on this access trail from Monday 13 March to Tuesday 5 April 2023. During this time, please use the beach as an alternative route to enter the park.

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Applies from Wed 22 Feb 2023, 9.13am to Wed 5 Apr 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 18 Mar 2023, 9.49am

Other incidents: Bonnie Vale picnic area toilets - Limited operation

The amenities at Bonnie Vale picnic area are operating at a reduced capacity due to recent vandalism. The number of available stalls has reduced significantly, and some temporary facilities have been put in place until repairs are completed.

Please contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648 if you require further information.

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Applies from Wed 7 Dec 2022, 7.00am to Wed 31 May 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 9 Mar 2023, 10.10am

Other planned events: Honeymoon track closure

Honeymoon track will be closed on weekdays from Wednesday 1 March 2023 to Wednesday 31 May 2023 for upgrade works.

The track will be open on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays during the closure period.

Works may be extended due to wet weather. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Sun 17 Apr 2022, 2.11pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Mar 2023, 3.34pm

Closed areas: Werrong Beach track closed

Werrong Beach track is closed due to a landslip. Further information will be available following a geotechnical assessment.

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Applies from Fri 6 May 2022, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Wed 8 Mar 2023, 10.39pm

Safety alerts: Curra Moors track in poor condition

Sections of Curra Moors walking loop track are in poor condition due to erosion. Please use caution and be aware of unstable edges.

Planning for repairs is in progress. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Tue 12 Jul 2022, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Mar 2023, 11.54am

Closed areas: Garie Road closed due to damage

Garie Road is closed until further notice due to damage to the road surface.

This road may remain closed for some time to allow for extensive repairs. A reopening date is not currently known.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check Live Traffic NSW for updates before driving to Garie Beach.

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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/walking-tracks/banks-solander-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in the Kurnell area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • 7am–7.30pm August to May. 7am–5.30pm June to July.

    Areas may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day applies in the Kurnell area only. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins. The park also has credit card accepting payment facilities.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

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