Tomaree National Park

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.

Tomaree National Park
New South Wales
IUCN category II (national park)
Sign identifying the park
Tomaree National Park
Coordinates32°45′10″S 152°8′27″E
Area23.18 km2 (8.9 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesNational Parks and Wildlife Service (New South Wales)
WebsiteTomaree National Park
See alsoProtected areas of
New South Wales

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,[1] the location of the No. 20 Radar Station RAAF.[2]

See also


  1. "DECCW – Tomaree National Park - Exploring cultural heritage in the park". Retrieved 7 September 2010.
  2. "Radar Returns - Unit: 20RS". Retrieved 7 September 2010.

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