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Barunguba Montague Island Nature Reserve

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Applies from Sat 15 Jun 2024, 9.14am. Last reviewed: Sat 15 Jun 2024, 9.20am

Closed areas: Bogola Head Road and Plovers Lane access closed due to road surface damage

Bogola Head Road and Plovers Lane access road will be closed to vehicles until further notice, this is due to road surface damage which may become impassable due to ongoing wet conditions and rainfall.

For updated weather information check Bureau of Meteorology http://www.bom.gov.au/

Please check the NPWS website before travelling to Eurobodalla National Park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information visit the NSW National Parks safety page for guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 2 Jan 2024, 2.14pm. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Jun 2024, 10.08am

Safety alerts: River crossing to access Big Hole walking track - extreme caution advised

Access to The Big Hole walking track requires a river crossing of the Shoalhaven River.

During periods of rain, water levels of the river crossing may become too deep and fast flowing to pass, and extreme caution is advised. Visitors should not attempt crossing the river during major weather events or during prolonged periods of rain, when river levels can rise rapidly.

NPWS advises walkers to plan ahead and check the river levels in real time at NSW Office of Water - Real Time Water Data (waternsw.com.au) before setting out.

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Applies from Tue 11 Jun 2024, 7.52pm. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Jun 2024, 7.59pm

Closed areas: Murrah-Bunga and Bunga Beach closed

Murrah-Bunga and Bunga beach will be closed from Wednesday 12 June to Friday 14 June 2024 as work is being undertaken.

The closed area will be sign-posted and at all relevant access points. Please avoid these areas and do not enter closed areas during this time. Please follow directions from NPWS officers and NPWS authorised contractors.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Eurobodalla area office on 02 4476 0800.

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Applies from Tue 11 Jun 2024, 8.01am. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Jun 2024, 7.50pm

Closed areas: Middle Beach campground closed

Middle Beach campground will be closed from 11/06/2024 to 30/06/2024 for maintenance. During this time, there will be no access to the campground.

For more information, contact the local park office on 02 4476 0800.

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Applies from Thu 6 Jun 2024, 4.21pm to Thu 20 Jun 2024, 4.22pm. Last reviewed: Sat 15 Jun 2024, 8.52am

Closed areas: Pedro Point car park closed for maintenance works

The Predro Point car park will be closed 20th June 2024 inclusive to allow for maintenance works. There will be no access to the area across this time.

Please follow staff and signage directives and do not attempt to enter this area. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Wed 24 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 14 May 2024, 9.33am

Safety alerts: Trailer access prohibited on some fire trails

The use of trailers is prohibited on the following trails in Deua National Park:

  • Dampier Mountain trail
  • Oulla Creek trail
  • Minuma Range trail
  • Merricumbene trail
  • Mongamula trail
  • Dry Creek trail

It is an offence to tow trailers on these trails. The penalty for towing trailers on these trails is a $300 penalty infringement notice, or higher if the matter is taken to court.

Trailer access to Bendethera is available from Moruya via Little Sugarloaf Road and Bendethera trail. From Braidwood, this increases travel time by about 30 minutes to 1 hour.

For more information see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/deua-national-park/visitor-info#Getting-there-and-parking 

 

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Applies from Wed 21 Oct 2015, 11.57am to Fri 28 May 2027, 2.58pm. Last reviewed: Sat 15 Jun 2024, 8.52am

Safety alerts: Bingi Dreaming track - Closed and open coastal lakes and lagoons

Bingi Dreaming track crosses openings to several Intermittently Closed and Open Coastal Lakes and Lagoons (ICOLLS). Openings of these lakes and lagoons are often unpredictable and can be quite dramatic. Please be aware that although lakes are usually only open for short periods (weeks), they can be impassable when open.

The Coila Lake opening is at the southern end of Bingi Dreaming track. Please check if this lake is open before you set out. If the opening is impassable, you won't be able to access the village of Tuross to complete the walk.

Walkers should manage their arrangements for start or finish point at the southern end as Coila Lake is now open to the ocean and the track is impassable to/from Tuross Head. Walkers can join the walk at Bingie Point.

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Applies from Wed 15 May 2024, 10.00am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2024, 11.46am

Closed areas: Aragunnu Campground closed due to works

Please note that Aragunnu Campground will be closed due to roadworks commencing 15/05/2024 until 30/06/2024.

Aragunnu Beach Road will also be closed during this time. 

Please follow directives of staff and traffic control.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 4476 0800

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Applies from Mon 15 Apr 2024, 10.00am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2024, 11.46am

Closed areas: Closed trails in Mimosa Rocks National Park due to roadworks

The below trails will be closed from 15/04/2024 until 30/06/2024 due to road works. Roads with private property access will be open to local residential access only.

  • Goats Knob Road
  • Quarry Road
  • Kings Ridge fire trail
  • Mount Peter fire trail
  • Sandy Creek fire trail
  • Dr George Mountain Road

Please follow directive of staff and traffic control.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 4476 0800

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Applies from Fri 13 Oct 2023, 1.08pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Jun 2024, 9.07am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Monday 1 April 2024 to Monday 30 September 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and/or foxes.
The program will take place in:

  • Araluen Nature Reserve
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve 
  • Beowa National Park
  • Berlang State Conservation Area
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Bournda National Park
  • Bournda Nature Reserve 
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Deua National Park
  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Kooraban National Park
  • Majors Creek State Conservation Area
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • South East Forest National Park 
  • Wadbilliga National Park

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. 

Signs will be placed at the entry to baiting locations. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 

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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Wed 22 Mar 2023, 3.14pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2024, 11.45am

Safety alerts: Blackfellows Point road works

Following a landslip, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is currently working to repair Blackfellows Point Road in Eurobodalla National Park. The road remains open, but temporary barriers are in place to restrict access to the affected areas.

Please drive safely, proceed cautiously, and follow the directions of road signs.

For more information, contact the local park office on 02 4476 0800.

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Applies from Tue 1 Dec 2020, 12.01am. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Mar 2024, 9.30am

Closed areas: Bendethera Caves Walking Track and Caves Access is Closed

Bendethera Caves walking track and caves access is closed until further notice due to ongoing bushfire and flood recovery works - all track markers were destroyed by fire. It's dangerous to walk off designated tracks in Karst areas. Please do not enter this area, follow the directions on closure signs and do not enter any cordoned-off areas.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For any further information, please contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800.

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Applies from Fri 18 Nov 2022, 3.01pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 May 2024, 8.40am

Safety alerts: Bendethera Valley Campground - Safety Alert

Please use extreme caution if traversing the river crossings and check weather conditions regularly prior to your trip in this area.

During periods of rain, water levels of the river crossings in to the Bendethera Valley campgrounds may become too deep and fast flowing to pass, and extreme caution is advised. Visitors should not attempt crossing the river in vehicles to access the campgrounds during major weather events or during prolonged periods of rain, when river levels can rise rapidly. It is never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. You should check the weather forecast and NPWS website for advice prior to setting out to this remote campground, and if severe weather is forecast, reconsider your trip.

For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

 

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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/visit-a-park/parks/barunguba-montague-island-nature-reserve/local-alerts

Contact

  • Narooma, NSW, 2546
  • in the South Coast region
  • Barunguba Montague Island Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Please note: A minimum age of 5 years applies for all visitors. Barunguba Montague Island is only accessible via one of NSW National Parks and Wildlife contracted commercial vessel tour operators. Go to www.eurobodalla.com.au for details.

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