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Karloo walking track

Royal National Park

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Current alerts in this area

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 28 Mar 2023, 3.22pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Mar 2023, 3.43pm

Closed areas: Lake Toolooma Fire Trail Closed due to sink hole

Lake Toolooma Fire Trail is closed to Pedestrians and Vehicles North of Tooloma Dam due to a large sink hole.

Visitors are reminded not to continue walking past Tooloma dam. 

The section of the track will reopen when it is safe to do so. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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

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Applies from Sun 26 Mar 2023, 12.00am to Thu 6 Apr 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Mar 2023, 4.32pm

Other planned events: Vegetation Trimming Lady Carrington Drive

Vegetation Trimming works will occur along Lady Carrington Drive Track from Monday 27th March 2023 until Thursday 6th April 2023. 

You may experience delays during these works. Please be cautious of heavy machinery on the trail and obey any signs or direction of NPWS staff and contractors.

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

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Applies from Wed 22 Mar 2023, 2.18pm to Tue 31 Oct 2023, 2.28pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Mar 2023, 2.30pm

Other planned events: Toilet blocks closed for upgrade works

Three toilet blocks in Georges River National Park will be closed for upgrades from June to October 2023. Temporary toilets will be available during the construction period.

Picnic areas will remain open during the works.  

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

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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 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: Mon 27 Mar 2023, 8.58am

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 Wed 22 Feb 2023, 9.13am to Wed 5 Apr 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Mar 2023, 9.00am

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 Mon 6 Feb 2023, 12.00am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 2.33pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Jan 2023, 2.36pm

Closed areas: Mirang Campground Closed

Mirang Campground is closed for the forseeable future facilities maintenance and upgrades. Please check the website for updates on re-opening or call 9542 0648.

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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/karloo-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Royal National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and South Coast regions
  • Royal National Park is open 7am to 8.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $12 per vehicle per day. Payment options include Audley Visitor Centre, vehicle entry stations, pay machines and the Park’nPay app.

    Vehicles over 8 seats: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Students on educational programs: $1.10 per student. Teachers/educational supervisors: free (1 adult per 10 students).

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Emergency services

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