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Sea Acres National Park

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Last reviewed: Mon 8 August 2022, 5.30pm

Applies from Fri 5 Aug 2022, 11.47am to Fri 18 Nov 2022, 11.50am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Aug 2022, 5.30pm.

Closed areas: Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk partial closure

The Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk is partially closed from Monday 8 August 2022 to allow for major ugrades to the structure.

Appoximately 500m of the boardwalk remains open, allowing out and back access. The access fee is reduced to half price. 

This work will be ongoing until mid-November 2022, and its duration will be weather-dependent. The partial closure will be reviewed on Tuesday 1 November 2022.

The Rainforest Centre and Rainforest Cafe remain open 7 days.

For further information email or call the Sea Acres Rainforest Centre on 02 5534 2770.

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Applies from Wed 15 Jun 2022, 7.00am to Fri 19 Aug 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Aug 2022, 1.27pm.

Closed areas: South Miners Beach stairs closed for maintenance

South Miners Beach stairs will be closed for maintenance from Tuesday 5 July 2022 until 19 August 2022

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Thu 4 Aug 2022, 10.05am. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Aug 2022, 10.21am.

Closed areas: Coastal walk through Sea Acres NP partly closed

The Coastal Walk through Sea Acres NP is partly closed from the southern end of Miners Beach to the carpark at Lighthouse Road. The closure is currently for one day only and is in relation to the  staircase upgrade at the southern end of Miners Beach. Visitors can still access the Coastal Walk from Shelly Beach, and walk to Miners Beach returning to Shelly Beach, as well as  from Lighthouse Road carpark and walk to Little Bay in the south.

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Applies from Fri 20 May 2022, 2.22pm to Mon 31 Oct 2022, 2.23pm. Last reviewed: Mon 25 Jul 2022, 4.43pm.

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces

Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.

Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Fri 5 Aug 2022, 11.47am to Fri 18 Nov 2022, 11.50am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Aug 2022, 5.30pm

Closed areas: Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk partial closure

The Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk is partially closed from Monday 8 August 2022 to allow for major ugrades to the structure.

Appoximately 500m of the boardwalk remains open, allowing out and back access. The access fee is reduced to half price. 

This work will be ongoing until mid-November 2022, and its duration will be weather-dependent. The partial closure will be reviewed on Tuesday 1 November 2022.

The Rainforest Centre and Rainforest Cafe remain open 7 days.

For further information email or call the Sea Acres Rainforest Centre on 02 5534 2770.

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Applies from Wed 15 Jun 2022, 7.00am to Fri 19 Aug 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Aug 2022, 1.27pm

Closed areas: South Miners Beach stairs closed for maintenance

South Miners Beach stairs will be closed for maintenance from Tuesday 5 July 2022 until 19 August 2022

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Thu 4 Aug 2022, 10.05am. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Aug 2022, 10.21am

Closed areas: Coastal walk through Sea Acres NP partly closed

The Coastal Walk through Sea Acres NP is partly closed from the southern end of Miners Beach to the carpark at Lighthouse Road. The closure is currently for one day only and is in relation to the  staircase upgrade at the southern end of Miners Beach. Visitors can still access the Coastal Walk from Shelly Beach, and walk to Miners Beach returning to Shelly Beach, as well as  from Lighthouse Road carpark and walk to Little Bay in the south.

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Applies from Mon 4 Apr 2022, 3.44pm to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 3.45pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Aug 2022, 5.38pm

Closed parks: Willi Willi National Park and Willi Willi Caves Nature Reserve closed due to flooding

Willi Willi National Park is closed until Wednesday 30 September 2022 due to widespread flood damage.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Mon 4 Apr 2022, 3.22pm to Wed 31 Aug 2022, 3.23pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Aug 2022, 5.37pm

Closed parks: Bago Bluff National Park closed due to severe flood damage

This park is closed until Wednesday 31 August 2022 date due to widespread flood damage.

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

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Applies from Fri 20 May 2022, 2.22pm to Mon 31 Oct 2022, 2.23pm. Last reviewed: Mon 25 Jul 2022, 4.43pm

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces

Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.

Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Mon 25 Jul 2022, 10.29am to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Mon 25 Jul 2022, 4.25pm

Closed areas: Cockerawombeeba Roadand trail closed for repairs

Cockerawombeeba Road and trail are closed until further notice due to extensive flood damage.

There is no access from Plateau Beech campground south, through to Forbes River Road.

The road will re-open once the Forestry Corporation completes repairs.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Fri 8 Jul 2022, 1.20pm to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 1.23pm. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Jul 2022, 1.27pm

Closed parks: Yessabah Nature Reserve permanently closed

Access to Yessabah Nature Reserve is permanently closed to unauthorised personnel. The former quarry area has limestone rock faces that are unstable and prone to rock fall. Other areas of the reserve are geologically unstable.

Do not access this park. For further information call the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6711.

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Applies from Fri 3 Jun 2022, 10.19am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Jun 2022, 10.29am

Safety alerts: Access to Bird Tree Picnic Area - 4WD only

Access to Bird Tree Picnic Area is currently affected by a landslip on Grey Gum Ridge Road, and wet conditions due to ongoing recent rainfall. It is not suitable for 2WD access. 

4WDs can access Bird Tree Picnic Area by using Haydons Road off the Pacific Highway, which then joins Stoney Creek Trail and Grey Gum Ridge Road to access the picnic area from the north. There is no access on Grey Gum Ridge Road south of Bird Tree Picnic Area (towards the towers) due to a significant land slip.  

For further information please contact the Port Macquarie NPWS Office on (02) 6588 5555. 

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Applies from Wed 1 Jun 2022, 9.58am to Tue 6 Dec 2022, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Jun 2022, 1.33pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park

 

From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 

 

Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022

 

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. 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.

Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Mon 4 Apr 2022, 2.28pm to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 2.32pm. Last reviewed: Fri 6 May 2022, 9.10am

Closed areas: 4WD Kylies Beach access closed

The 4WD beach access at Kylies campground is closed until further notice due to flood and storm damage. 

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

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Applies from Thu 17 Dec 2020, 2.03pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Jan 2021, 9.32am

Closed areas: Roto House closed

The historic Roto House within Roto House Historic Site is closed for until further notice. Reopening planning is underway for after the Covid restrictions change.

The grounds and carpark of Roto House Historic Site remain open to the public.

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

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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/sea-acres-national-park/local-alerts

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  • in the North Coast region
  • Sea Acres National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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