Temporary closures expected at Tomaree National Park
7 March 2023
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has advised of some temporary closures at Tomaree National Park as they continue upgrade works to deliver the 20 kilometre Tomaree Coastal Walk.
Short-term closures of the Tomaree Summit Walk, Tomaree Headland and other walking tracks and visitor areas in Tomaree National Park are expected in the coming months.
The work has been scheduled outside holiday times with the NPWS aiming to minimise disruption to the community and park visitors.
If you are planning a visit to Tomaree National Park in the coming months, please be aware of the following expected closure dates (subject to weather):
6 to 17 March 2023 — Tomaree Headland WWII Gun Emplacement precinct closed
Stabilisation and repairs to a landslip near the WWII command post.
The Tomaree Summit Walk and part of the walkway to the gun emplacements will remain open to visitors.
16 March 2023 — entire Tomaree Headland and Box Beach closed
The entire Tomaree headland including the Tomaree Summit Walk and Gun Emplacement precinct will be closed, to enable the delivery of heavy construction material by helicopter. Box Beach will also be closed on this day to facilitate the helicopter work.
Access will remain open to the Tomaree Headland carpark, Tomaree Lodge and Zenith Beach precinct.
20 to 31 March 2023 — Tomaree Summit Walk closed on weekdays
Tomaree Summit Walk will be closed on weekdays for track resurfacing work. The closure will include all alternative walking tracks to the summit. The Gun Emplacement walk and the Tomaree Headland carpark will be open.
The Tomaree Summit Walk will be open on weekends, to minimise disruption to visitors.
26 April to 2 June (approximately) — Tomaree Summit Walk closed
The Tomaree Summit Walk will be closed to all visitors, to enable the installation of new steel stairways on the walk. The closure will include all alternative walking tracks to the summit. The NPWS will confirm the closure dates as their planning progresses.
The Gun Emplacement walk and the Tomaree Headland carpark will be open.
7 March to end May 2023 – Anna Bay pathway will be closed from the Pacific Avenue carpark to the Tomaree National Park boundary, near Robinson Reserve.
Work will include a new lookout, seating and interpretation which will form the Birubi Gateway for the Tomaree Coastal Walk.
An alternative pedestrian detour will be in place along Ocean Avenue in Anna Bay.
Upgrades will also be delivered to a range of precincts and walking tracks in Tomaree National Park in the coming months. Please check for the latest closure alerts on the NPWS webpage before visiting at www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/alerts
Work has been scheduled outside peak holiday times and closure dates are estimates only, subject to change, based on weather and other operational factors.
For more information, please email NPWS at firstname.lastname@example.org.