Drone Prohibition Guidelines

Norah Head Lighthouse Reserve (The Reserve) is a public place which includes a Light Tower that offers guided tours 7 days per week, 2 very popular short-stay holiday quarters and an on-site Manager’s Residence. The Reserve is historically significant and culturally rich; it is adjacent to beautiful beaches, popular fishing spots and is the home of some of the Central Coast’s most beautiful natural bushland, flora and fauna.

The Reserve is an ideal viewing place for the annual migration of whales, moving north through May-June and returning south later in the year. Seals and sea lions can often be seen near the large rock shelf immediately below the Light Tower.

The Reserve is a very popular location for various celebrations, including but not limited to, wedding ceremonies, receptions, festivals and special family events.

The Reserve is a very busy place throughout the year.

Norah Head Lighthouse Reserve Trust considers that The Reserve is an unsuitable and unsafe location for the flying of unmanned aircraft, including Drones.

Norah Head Lighthouse Land Manager Board considers that The Reserve is an unsuitable and unsafe location for the flying of unmanned aircraft, including Drones. In accordance with the provisions of Section 13 of the Crown Land Management Regulation 2018 the flying of drones in the area bounded by the Reserve is prohibited.

The Australian Government – Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Rules apply:
https://www.casa.gov.au/modelaircraft

Norah Head Lighthouse - Boundary Notice

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