Frequently Asked Questions
Fires are allowed in Belmont Wetlands State Park, however
The Awabakal people are the traditional owners of the Belmont Wetlands State Park Area. Awabakal descendants can obtain a free beach permit by obtaining a letter from Awabakal Aboriginal Corporation advising that they are traditional owners. This confirmation along with a completed application form should be presented to BWSP Ranger Office.
The safest place to swim during summer is between the flags along the Redhead foreshore when patrolled by Surf Life Savers. Third Creek is natural urban water run off and the quality of this water can vary daily depending on natural water flows from the ocean. Swimming in Third Creek is not advised.