Road status

We do our best to provide live and accurate updates on the condition of the road. At times we may close the road with little to no notice so it is important that you plan an alternate route.

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Rainbow Road has re-opened following the recent closure due to the extreme fire risk. The risk remains significantly high, so please do all that you can to ensure you remain safe.


Connors Creek Hut is closed for the foreseeable future. The hut has been found to be structurally unsafe. For more information click here.

Conditions change frequently so please check this site for updates. Click here for the latest weather forecast. Please always remember to exercise extreme caution when travelling on the road as it is a multi-hazard area including livestock (cattle, sheep) grazing on and around the road, particularly tight bends around the river, and weather conditions that can change quickly. Please allow sufficient time for your journey and be aware of the risks at all times.