Important COVID-19 update
Booderee National Park will re-open to day visitors from the Shoalhaven LGA only from Monday 18 October 2021. Camping at Booderee National Park will recommence from 1 November 2021 with bookings available from Monday 18 October 2021.
There are no restrictions on making a camping booking and from 1 November we anticipate being able to welcome campers from across NSW as travel restriction ease.
Please check COVID-19 restrictions in your areas relating to the Jervis Bay Territory before planning a trip or making a booking to stay at Booderee National Park.
Friday 15 October 2021
On Monday, 18 October 2021, Booderee National Park will be open to day visitors from the Shoalhaven Local Government Area (LGA) only.
Monday 11 October 2021
We are pleased to announce that Booderee National Park is preparing for a staged re-opening from Monday, 18 October 2021.
Monday 23 August 2021
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation in NSW, Booderee National Park is postponing all camping bookings for the 2021-22 summer school holidays until further notice.
Saturday 14 August 2021
Booderee National Park will close from 5pm Saturday 14 August 2021 until further notice due to the evolving COVID-19 situation in NSW.
Friday 13 August 2021
Due to the current lockdown requirements and declarations in place, only Shoalhaven LGA and Jervis Bay Territory residents will be allowed into Booderee National Park.
Friday 6 August 2021
In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation in NSW and the recent ACT Public Health directions relating to the Shoalhaven City Council, Parks Australia has today announced that Booderee National Park will close temporarily until further notice.
Friday 16 July 2021
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Booderee National Park will continue to only allow day visitation.
Thursday 8 July 2021
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in NSW, Booderee National Park will continue to only allow day visitation.
Thursday 1 July 2021
In response to an evolving COVID-19 situation in NSW, Booderee National Park is only allowing day visitation.
Friday 4 June 2021
Parks Australia has today announced that Booderee National Park will extend its temporary closure until at least 9 am on Tuesday 8 June 2021, as a precaution following the NSW COVID-19 Jervis Bay Public Health Alert.
Friday 12 February 2021
Cave Beach and Booderee Botanic Gardens are re-opening from tomorrow – Saturday, 13 February 2021.
Wednesday 27 January 2021
We are pleased to advise that the fire that broke out within Booderee National Park on Tuesday 26 January 2021 is currently under control. The park will remain closed today Wednesday 27 January 2021 so we can ensure the safety of visitors, community and staff.
Friday 8 January 2021
Due to COVID-Safe operating plans, camping during January will be restricted to a limited number of campsites at Green Patch to ensure physical distancing. Bristol Point campsite will open a limited number of sites from February 2021 onwards.
Wednesday 23 December 2020
Booderee National Park will be reopening this week.
Thursday 10 December 2020
The Australian Government’s fee waiver period for Booderee, Kakadu and Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Parks is coming to a close on 31 December 2020.
Friday 25 September 2020
Reminder to make alternative accommodation arrangements because our campsites are currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Friday 14 August 2020
Booderee National Park re-opens from 11am on Friday, 14 August 2020, following a two-day closure. The park was closed as a precautionary measure as Parks Australia monitored the coronavirus situation in the region following news of two confirmed COVID-19 cases who had transited the Jervis Bay Territory (JBT).
Tuesday 11 August 2020
Parks Australia advises visitors that a decision has been made to close Booderee National Park. The closure will remain in place for the next two days (Wednesday 12 August and Thursday 13 August) as we continue to monitor the current coronavirus situation in the broader South Coast region.
Friday 22 May 2020
Parks Australia and the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council will maintain the COVID-19 protections at Booderee National Park by extending the park closure to 23 June 2020, to protect the health of elders and vulnerable residents.
Friday 22 May 2020
To minimise the risk of exposure to Covid-19, Booderee National Park is closed to travellers and other non-essential visitors until 23 June 2020 (inclusive).
Tuesday 7 April 2020
Parks Australia is working with the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council to step up COVID-19 protections at Booderee National Park to protect the health of elders and vulnerable residents.
Update for Booderee National Park visitors – Jervis Bay Range Facility and HMAS Creswell: Department of Defence PFAS Investigations – November 2019
Tuesday 26 November 2019
November 2019 update for the Department of Defence is investigating potential PFAS contamination stemming from the historical use of liquid fire-fighting foams at Jervis Bay Range Facility and HMAS Creswell.
Thursday 3 October 2019
As whale mothers return to the Antarctic with their calves Booderee National Park is urging jet-ski operators to stay safe, keep their distance from the gentle giants and steer clear of Booderee National Park waters where personal water craft are not permitted.
Saturday 7 September 2019
It’s best described as an industrial call, rhythmic and distinct. And it’s no small feat that the calls of the endangered eastern bristlebird are now commonly heard within the heathlands and forests of Booderee National Park, near Jervis Bay.
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