Bushfire update #7 – All roads open, rain falling – AND WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Dear Guests and Potential Guests The power is on, the mobile phones are working and all the roads are open… AND WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS We have very little smoke and have had no fire damage in January – we had our problems at the beginning of December – … [Read more...]

Bushfire update #4 – sea breezes and no smoke

Some potential guests are concerned about smoke and burnt forests. These drone pictures where taken this afternoon.       So keep coming to Durras North and get some fresh air. … [Read more...]

Bushfire update #3 – open for business

It’s a Tuesday and the week has already started... And life goes on.   “That damn council why haven’t they emptied the rubbish bins? I had better have a word with them and see what the problem is.”     Oh wait, what is that in the back … [Read more...]

Bushfire update #2 – a drive in (videos)

Due to wind shifts the fire came back again on Thursday 5 December and there was more drama – again north-west of our park and this time also north of our neighbours “Durras Beach North Holiday Park” formerly known as “Bundilla”. They have survived, as have the … [Read more...]

Bushfire update #1 – our park was saved by the firefighters

The park is in good condition thanks to the great effort of the NPWS Rangers, the RFS Volunteers and the NSW Forestry workers.  The ground teams and the fire bombers worked together wonderfully to protect our park and the on-site vans.  THANK YOU. The … [Read more...]

Campfires are OK

All of our camping sites and cabins have wood fireplaces and you are allowed to use them.   The ban on solid fuel fires imposed by NSW National Parks and NSW Forestry (Sep 2019) for the South Coast does NOT apply in our holiday park. But, if a Total Fire … [Read more...]

Durras Lake Closed – 30 Aug 2018

  After three years of being open to the sea, the Durras Lake entrance closed on the 30 August 2018.   Information sourced from NSW DPI What is an ‘ICOLL’? Many coastal lakes and lagoons alternate between being open or closed to the ocean. … [Read more...]

Durras Lake Open 25 August 2015

The lake was mechanically opened on Tuesday 25 August following very heavy rain due to an "East Coast Low".  For example, Ulladulla had 273mm of rain in two days. The Mt Agony Road was cut in three places as the waters rose quickly on Tuesday afternoon.  At … [Read more...]

Durras Lake opens to the Ocean June 27 2013

Durras Lake is open to the ocean once again. It closed on the 16th June and just 11 days later, reopened on the 27th June, 2013. This is the shortest time between openings for at least 30 years. Following very heavy rain over a few days, the Lake opened naturally. … [Read more...]

Prawning in Durras Lake

  Prawning in Durras Lake is now possible as the lake is open to the ocean. It is easy and a lot of fun. But you must do it in the dark! Watch our video below for tips on how to go prawning with just a small hand net, a bucket and a prawning light. Just … [Read more...]