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Tomaree National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 14 December 2018, 1.37pm

Applies from Fri 14 Dec 2018, 11.56am to Fri 21 Dec 2018, 11.51am. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Dec 2018, 1.37pm.

Closed areas: Zenith Beach Loop Rd and Zenith Beach Picnic Area (18/12/2018)

Tomaree NP Partial closure – precinct and particular tracks or trails (Tuesday 18 December 2018)

 

Some areas of this park are closed to vehicles due to essential road repairs planned for Tuesday 18 December 2018.

 

Closed areas are:

  • Zenith Beach Loop Road 
  • Zenith Beach Picnic Area
  • Zenith Beach Car park

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Hunter Coast Area on 02 4984 8200) or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

 

Alternative access to Zenith Beach is via the Zenith Beach walking track from Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay.

Applies from Fri 14 Dec 2018, 12.07pm to Fri 21 Dec 2018, 11.58am. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Dec 2018, 12.47pm.

Closed areas: Box Beach Road and Box Beach Carpark (19/12/2018)

Tomaree NP: Partial closure – Box Beach Road and Box Beach car park (Wednesday 19/12/2018)

 

Some areas of Tomaree National Park are closed to vehicles due to essential road repairs. Closed areas are:

  • Box Beach Road
  • Box Beach Carpark

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Hunter Coast Area on 02 4984 8200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

 

 

Applies from Fri 24 Jul 2015, 9.46am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Aug 2016, 10.23am.

Closed areas: Fingal Island Spit - Closure

Some areas of this park are closed due to weather and storm conditions. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed area is:

  • Fingal Island Spit - No pedestrian or vehicle access between mainland and Fingal Island

For more information, please phone the NPWS Hunter coast area office on (02) 4984 8205 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 14 Dec 2018, 11.56am to Fri 21 Dec 2018, 11.51am. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Dec 2018, 1.37pm

Closed areas: Zenith Beach Loop Rd and Zenith Beach Picnic Area (18/12/2018)

Tomaree NP Partial closure – precinct and particular tracks or trails (Tuesday 18 December 2018)

 

Some areas of this park are closed to vehicles due to essential road repairs planned for Tuesday 18 December 2018.

 

Closed areas are:

  • Zenith Beach Loop Road 
  • Zenith Beach Picnic Area
  • Zenith Beach Car park

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Hunter Coast Area on 02 4984 8200) or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

 

Alternative access to Zenith Beach is via the Zenith Beach walking track from Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay.

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Applies from Fri 14 Dec 2018, 12.07pm to Fri 21 Dec 2018, 11.58am. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Dec 2018, 12.47pm

Closed areas: Box Beach Road and Box Beach Carpark (19/12/2018)

Tomaree NP: Partial closure – Box Beach Road and Box Beach car park (Wednesday 19/12/2018)

 

Some areas of Tomaree National Park are closed to vehicles due to essential road repairs. Closed areas are:

  • Box Beach Road
  • Box Beach Carpark

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Hunter Coast Area on 02 4984 8200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

 

 

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Applies from Mon 5 Nov 2018, 2.32pm to Mon 24 Dec 2018, 2.24pm. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Nov 2018, 5.26pm

Safety alerts: 1080 fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting a 1080 fox baiting program on Ash Island, Hunter Wetlands National Park.

The program will start on Tuesday 6 November and finish on Monday 24 December 2018. Please remember that domestic pets are not allowed in NSW national parks. 

For further information contact the NPWS Newcastle area office on 02 4946 4100.

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Applies from Fri 28 Sep 2018, 11.55am to Mon 17 Dec 2018, 11.49am. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Oct 2018, 1.11pm

Closed areas: Temporary closure of The Wells campground

The Wells campground is temporarily closed until December 2018, for essential maintenance works and improvements. The works include replacement of wood fireplaces, site raising and levelling, drainage works and site numbering.

NPWS apologises for any inconvenience. For more information, contact the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Thu 15 Feb 2018, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Mar 2018, 10.21am

Closed areas: Rainforest walk to Riverside Park - closed due to fire

Rainforest walk to Riverside Park is closed due to a fire in Hunter Wetlands National Park. This area will remain closed until a tree assessment is carried out in this area, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Lower Hunter area office on (02) 4946 4100 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 10 Jul 2017, 3.04pm. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Aug 2017, 6.26pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway

A 1080 fox baiting program is being conducted at Tomago and Hexham within Hunter Wetlands National Park. 1080 poison can affect non-target species including cats and dogs. The pubic are advised not to allow their pets to stray into these sections of Hunter Wetlands National Park. Domestic pets are not allowed in Hunter Wetlands National Park, either on a leash or off-leash. The baiting program will finish on 11 September 2017.

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Applies from Thu 22 Jun 2017, 2.57pm. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Jun 2017, 12.23pm

Safety alerts: Damaged road bridge along Knob Road

There is a damaged bridge along Knob Road within Myall Lakes National Park. Motorists using this road will need to take extreme caution and obey all warning signage. For further information please contact the Great Lakes area office on (02) 6591 0300.

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2015, 10.45am. Last reviewed: Wed 13 Jul 2016, 10.14am

Safety alerts: No driving on the dunes, except for the Recreational Vehicle Area

Drive only on the waterfront, or in the Recreational Vehicle Area (RVA).

  • All dunes between the Lavis Lane and Anna Bay accesses are closed to driving.
  • The RVA, which is located south of the Lavis Lane access, is open for dune driving.

Tide warning: At high tide, sections of the beach may be impassable, plan your trip to travel at low tide. If the beach front is too narrow to pass safely, retrace your route. Do not attempt to bypass around the dunes. It is recommended you do not drive on the beach 2 hours before and after high tide. Visit the Bureau of Meteorology website for further information

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Applies from Fri 24 Jul 2015, 9.46am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Aug 2016, 10.23am

Closed areas: Fingal Island Spit - Closure

Some areas of this park are closed due to weather and storm conditions. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed area is:

  • Fingal Island Spit - No pedestrian or vehicle access between mainland and Fingal Island

For more information, please phone the NPWS Hunter coast area office on (02) 4984 8205 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2015, 10.41am. Last reviewed: Wed 13 Jul 2016, 10.14am

Closed areas: Camping at Stockton Beach closed

Camping at Stockton Beach remains closed until further notice - Stockton Bight Camping remains closed while the area continues to recover, following severe winter storms.The beach is still open for people to visit, and there are a large variety of commercial tours available daily. For more information visit www.worimiconservationlands.com or call NPWS at Nelson Bay on (02) 4984 8200. For information on alternative accommodation options call the Port Stephens Visitor Information Centre on 1800 808 900.

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Applies from Wed 21 Jun 2017, 1.34pm. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Aug 2017, 11.11am

Closed areas: Crawford River Road - Myall Lakes National Park section

Crawford River Road within Myall Lakes National Park is closed to motor vehicles until further notice due to a collapsed timber bridge which is impassable to vehicles. NPWS apologises for any inconvenience caused to visitors. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Great Lakes area office on (02) 6591 0300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/tomaree-national-park/local-alerts

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Fort Tomaree, Tomaree National Park. Photo: John Spencer