Tomaree National Park, Fingal Bay

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Tomaree is a national park located in New South Wales, Australia, 145–155 km (90–96 mi) northeast of Sydney in the Port Stephens local government area. It is located on the shores of the Tasman Sea, extending north from Fishermans Bay to Shoal Bay passing through Boat Harbour, One Mile, Nelson Bay and Fingal Bay.

Most entry points to the park are indicated by signs installed by the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service which usually indicate any activities that may be prohibited within park boundaries.

Two prominent locations in the park are Point Stephens Light, a lighthouse built in 1862 and the Tomaree Head Fortifications, World War II gun emplacements on Tomaree Head which were built in 1941, the location of the No. 20 Radar Station RAAF.
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  • Unfortunately quite a few parts of the park are damaged or closed due to the recent rain. Hoping they can sort it out soon  more »
  • Really nice little trek. I’m unfit and still managed to be ok. The view once you get to the top was breathtaking from all angles. Probably not ideal for little kids and some parts are steeper than...  more »
  • Nobody there but us. Wonderful!
  • Fantastic well developed walks. One walk gentle, one steeper. The tracks preserve the environment while keeping us safe, so I approve. The forest was beautiful. It was quite busy. There was an spectacular view at the top of the steep walk! Would love to have seen inside the gunning placement on the lower path. Interesting bit of history.
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