Fort Tomaree walk
Tomaree National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Fort Tomaree walk.
Grade 3Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1hr 30min - 2hrs
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Short steep hills
Quality of path
No experience required
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Fort Tomaree walk is at Tomaree Head within Tomaree National Park. To get there:
From Nelson Bay:
- Follow Shoal Bay Road to the lower Zenith Beach carpark
Park entry points
- Tomaree Head carpark See on map
Parking is available at lower Zenith Beach carpark or upper Zenith beach carpark.
On busy days you may need to find a parking spot on Shoal Bay Road.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Tomaree National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
A fabulous time to experience Tomaree's wildflowers display.
Cool off with a dip at Shoal Bay or Box beach, or try snorkelling at Zenith beach; a gorgeous and protected marine sanctuary.
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
17°C and 27°C
8°C and 19°C
May and June
October and November
A toilet is available at the boat ramp, a 4 minute walk from the track entry back towards Shoal Bay.
Maps and downloads
The area along the shoreline between the northern end of Zenith Beach and the southern end of Wreck Beach is a marine sanctuary zone. Collecting or fishing is not permitted within this zone.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Nelson Bay office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 4984 8200
- Level 1, 12B Teramby Road, Nelson Bay NSW 2315