ADVISE TO ALL VISITORS:
Please remember to take drinking water (particularly if creek not running) and any personal applications and clothing to protect you on your adventurous safari.
Check out the ‘mud maps’ for reference of walks and don’t blame me if you get lost or injured please.
REMEMBER THAT you are on national park land until you enter the Regional Park area of the Homestead.
There are no deadly poisonous snakes on Percy Is. but please be advised that:-
1) The daytime ‘skinny snake’ is one of two types of Collared Whip Snake ; sunbathing or scurrying across the path. Not aggressive but could bite if surprised in the leaf litter and it perceived threatened in that situation
2) The night time snakes being approximately one meter long are but both deadly for baby birds and reptiles:-
a) Spotted Python and the
b) Brown Tree Snake more aggressive ) and
3) Giant Centipede nippers may all adversely effect you, so anti-histamine in your kit could be essential for some folks.
Royal Flying Doctor advice -…”any travellers on the oceans to have a valid Tetanus injection as a prevention from possible serious infection whilst adventuring in different places from the local tropical climate”
The Royal Flying Doctor Kit is kept here and administration is available here on advise by the Doctor.
We have a landline telephone or via the Marine Radio (you should reach Stanage Bay Coast Guard on 81 but maybe not the Homestead) .
Please remember you are on the National Park zone at Whites Bay and are not allowed to camp.
Camping is available at West Bay which is part of the Regional Park under section 34 of the Nature Conservation Act. Please make prior arrangements from the Homestead (accessible via Channel 73, email, telephone)