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Sublime Point walking track

Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 30 March 2020, 9.47am

Applies from Fri 27 Mar 2020, 11.12am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Mar 2020, 9.47am.

Closed areas: Sublime Point walking track, Robertsons lookout and Byarong Park closed

Sublime Point walking track, Robertsons lookout and Byarong Park in Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 27 Mar 2020, 11.12am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Mar 2020, 9.47am

Closed areas: Sublime Point walking track, Robertsons lookout and Byarong Park closed

Sublime Point walking track, Robertsons lookout and Byarong Park in Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Fri 27 Mar 2020, 11.16am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Mar 2020, 9.45am

Closed areas: Parts of Dharawal National Park and State Conservation Area closed

Dharawal National Park and State Conservation Area is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 7.46am to Thu 30 Apr 2020, 7.43am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Mar 2020, 9.06am

Closed areas: Royal National Park Visitor Centre and other areas closed

The following parts of Royal National Park are closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff:

  • Wattamolla Beach precinct, including the carpark, lagoon and picnic area
  • Garie Beach precinct, with no lifeguard patrols present
  • Garawarra Farm carpark (Figure 8 Pools access)
  • Bonnie Vale picnic area and campground
  • All campgrounds
  • Royal National Park Visitor Centre

Other areas of the park currently remain open, including:

  • Audley Dance Hall cafe is offering a takeaway service and card payments are preferred
  • Walking tracks remain open however, please remember that social distancing and gathering size limits apply in Royal National Park.

This situation may change at short notice, and changes will be posted here.

You can still contact us by phone on 02 9542 0648 for further information. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Fri 4 Jan 2019, 12.53pm. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Jan 2019, 3.30pm

Other planned events: Figure Eight Pools - check the wave risk forecast before visiting

If you’re thinking about visiting Figure Eight Pools, stay safe and check our webpage before you go. Our new wave risk forecast tool will show you the best day and time to visit and can predict ocean conditions 4 days in advance. For more information please call the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

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Applies from Fri 1 May 2015, 4.12pm. Last reviewed: Thu 14 Jul 2016, 1.00pm

Safety alerts: Audley precinct in wet weather

Access across the Audley Weir may be closed due to river flooding during times of wet weather. During wet weather, NPWS advise park visitors to visit Live Traffic NSW to ascertain the status of the Weir crossing before commencing their travel to the park. During times of closure, access to Bundeena, Maianbar residential areas, Royal National Park Visitor Centre, including the Audley Dance hall and cafe, is via McKell Ave Waterfall.

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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/sublime-point-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area in the South Coast region
  • Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. However, it is recommended that bushwalking only be undertaken during daylight hours because of the presence of cliff edges and other hazards.

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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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Sublime Point walking track, Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area. Photo: Nick Cubbin