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Heathcote National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sat 16 May 2020, 10.09am

Applies from Fri 15 May 2020, 12.01am. Last reviewed: Sat 16 May 2020, 10.09am.

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

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

  • All campgrounds
  • Royal National Park Visitor Centre
  • Warumbul picnic area, including Warumbul Road from Rathane Telford Road intersection

 

Other Areas of the park currently remain open, including 

  • Audley Dance Hall Cafe is offering a takeaway service and card payments are preferred
  • Audley Boatshed is open for business
  • Walking tracks remain open for exercise, however, please remember that social distancing and gathering size limits applies

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 contact our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Sat 30 May 2020, 4.13pm to Wed 3 Jun 2020, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 30 May 2020, 4.20pm

Other planned events: Short delays on the Royal Coast track

Helicopter operations will take place on Royal Coast track between Garawarra Farm, Werrong Lookout and Otford Lookout on Wednesday 3 June 2020. The track will remain open, however walkers should expect short delays and follow the direction of NPWS staff.

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Applies from Fri 29 May 2020, 3.14pm to Mon 31 Aug 2020, 3.14pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 May 2020, 4.21pm

Closed areas: Bridge on Bonnievale to Maianbar walking track damaged

As a result of recent storms, the footbridge on the walking track between Bonnie Vale and Maianbar has been damaged. The bridge will remain open however visitors are asked not to stop or linger while crossing the bridge. For more information please call the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

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Applies from Fri 29 May 2020, 12.36pm to Tue 2 Jun 2020, 12.42pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 May 2020, 3.08pm

Closed areas: Disruption to vehicle access

Essential maintenance at Audley Dance Hall will disrupt vehicle access to The Pavillion carpark, Wattle Forest, Willow Tree, Fig Tree and Currawong Flat picnic areas on Monday 1 June 2020. Thank you for your understanding.

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Applies from Fri 15 May 2020, 12.01am. Last reviewed: Sat 16 May 2020, 10.09am

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

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

  • All campgrounds
  • Royal National Park Visitor Centre
  • Warumbul picnic area, including Warumbul Road from Rathane Telford Road intersection

 

Other Areas of the park currently remain open, including 

  • Audley Dance Hall Cafe is offering a takeaway service and card payments are preferred
  • Audley Boatshed is open for business
  • Walking tracks remain open for exercise, however, please remember that social distancing and gathering size limits applies

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 contact our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Tue 12 May 2020, 6.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 13 May 2020, 3.24pm

Closed areas: Section of Mount Kembla Ring track closed due to rockfall

Part of Mount Kembla Ring track - from Mount Kembla lookout to the junction of the fire trail - is closed from Tuesday 12 May 2020 until further notice. This area is closed due to rockfall. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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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/visit-a-park/parks/heathcote-national-park/local-alerts

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A tree, Waterfall to Kingfisher Pool loop, Heathcote National Park. Photo: Andy Richards