You will require a permit to conduct certain activities within Wellington Park. These permits are designed to ensure protection of the Park as well as alerting Park management agencies to the activity. Activities that require permits include:
- use of drones
- 4WDing (except along Jeffreys Track)
- taking dogs into the Park (except on designated dog-exercising trails or confined within a vehicle)
- horse riding (except along Jeffreys Track)
- camping (except in the natural zone)
- events and group activities that are advertised and open to the public
You will require a permit if you intend to conduct activities in the Park that affect the natural and cultural heritage values of the park. Examples of this type of activity include:
- taking or interfering with flora and fauna
- dam up, divert, take or pollute water
- dig up or collect natural substances including soil, rock and timber
- remove, damage or deface any rock
- damage, remove or disturb any object or feature of cultural heritage value
Some activities in the Park require the prior approval of the Trust in accordance with the Wellington Park Management Plan. Examples of these activities would include:
- media activities, such as commercial filming and photography
- research (including social surveys)
- other unusual activities.
If you intend to operate a business in Wellington Park you will need to obtain a Commercial Operator's Licence from the Trust.
Please consult the Wellington Park Manager for more information.