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Safety and regulations


  • All the plants and animals in the park are protected. Leave the park as you find it.
  • Keep clear of all bird nesting and roosting areas as disturbance of these can lead to exposure of eggs and chicks to the elements or predators.
  • Bins are not provided. Please take your rubbish with you.
  • A recreational fishing licence is required to fish or collect shellfish or bait. When fishing, adhere to bag restrictions, size limits and closed seasons. These are specified in the Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide available from the Department of Primary Industries and most retail fishing stores.
  • Keep to designated tracks.

Dog regulations

  • Dogs are not permitted on Snake Island or any of the other islands. Elsewhere, dogs are permitted but must be controlled on a lead at all times.


  • 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.