Pelican Point Beach Closed to Vehicles and Pets

Published on Tuesday, 31 January 2023 at 5:10:54 PM

The Shire is excited to report of additional turtle nesting sites along Pelican Point Beach.  As such, vehicle access will be restricted to ensure the protection of these sites.

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has provided the Turtle Watching Code of Conduct with advice on protocols for observing turtles nesting and hatchlings with minimum disturbance..

Shire Rangers will patrol the area and issue fines to drivers of vehicles and owners of unrestrained dogs not observing the beach closure.

While the Shire is aware that beach closures impact the enjoyment of the beach by some members of the community, the response from the community has been overwhelmingly in favour of taking steps to protect nesting sites.

The Shire is closely monitoring the nesting sites and once they are clear the beach will be reopened.

Further Information:

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