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Regulations

  • Bins are provided during peak periods. Place your rubbish in the bins provided. When bins are not provided, please take your rubbish with you.
  • Campers must maintain a clean and tidy campsite at all times.
  • Light campfires in the fireplaces provided or in a 30cm deep pit in designated camping areas. Campfires must be no larger than 1m square, have a 3m clearance and never be left unattended. Campfires must be completely extinguished with water before leaving.
  • Vehicles are not permitted on Ninety Mile Beach.
  • Firearms are only permitted in the park according to hunting regulations. Please refer to the hunting page.
  • Vehicles and motorbikes may be used only on roads open to public vehicles. All vehicles must be registered and drivers licensed.

Dog regulations

Dogs are only permitted at the following locations and must be controlled on a leash at all times:

  • Barrier Landing
  • Ocean Grange
  • Paradise Beach 
  • Loch Sport Causeway 
  • The Wreck
  • Flamingo Beach
  • The Honeysuckles 
  • between campsites one to six on Shoreline Drive at Golden Beach.

Dogs are not permitted in other areas of the park or between campsites seven to twenty along Shoreline Drive, Golden Beach.

Clean up after your dog.

Dogs used for the flushing or retrieval of game birds are permitted in the hunting zones of the park during, and 24 hours prior to the commencement of, the open season.

Safety

  • This park has been assessed to have a high level of bushfire risk and will be closed for public safety on days of Code Red Fire Danger Rating.
  • On days of Code Red Fire Danger parks and forests are not safe places to be. For your own safety, do not enter parks or forests and if you are already there you should leave the night before or early in the morning .
  • Fires (including barbecues) must not be lit on days of Total Fire Ban. For more information about Total Fire Bans visit the CFA website.

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