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Depot Beach cabins

Murramarang National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Depot Beach cabins.

Getting there and parking

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    Depot Beach cabins are located at Depot Beach campground, in the central precinct of Murramarang National Park. To get there:

    • From the Princes Highway enter the national park via Mount Agony Road
    • Take the right fork onto North Durras Road
    • Then take Depot Beach Road to the campground

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    • Parking for 1 vehicle is available at your cabin.
    • Limited additional parking is available at Depot beach campground carpark.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Murramarang National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Spring

    Spring is a great time to dust off your hiking boots and take to the park's tracks. Try the Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain walk for spectacular views of the coast and ranges.

    Summer

    There's no better time to head down the coast and catch some sunshine. With crystal clear waters for swimming and snorkelling, a beach camping trip is the ideal way to enjoy the Aussie summer.

    Winter

    Birdwatching opportunities abound at this time of year, see if you can catch the courting displays of lyrebirds in the park's rainforest areas.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    16°C and 25°C

    Highest recorded

    43.3°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    7°C and 16°C

    Lowest recorded

    0°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    275.3mm

    Facilities

    • Forest cabin configuration: Cabins 10 and 11 have 1 x queen and 1 x triple bunk bed.
    • Beach cabin configuration: Cabin 1 has 1 queen. Cabins 3, 5, 7 have 1 x queen, 1 x double and 1 x single bunk bed. Cabins 2, 4, 6, 8 have 1 x queen and 2 x single bunk beds.
    • Linen is not provided so you’ll need to bring your own sheets, pillow cases, towels and blankets. Pillows are provided.
    • All cabins are fully furnished and have a kitchen, bathroom and combined lounge room/ dining with seating for all guests.
    • The 8 beach cabins have front and rear verandahs. The forest cabins have a front verandah only.
    • Fridge, microwave and stove, cutlery, crockery, pots, pans are provided.
    • Bathroom with shower and toilet.
    • Heater and CD/radio.
    • Forest cabins have a television.
    • Additional facilities are available in Depot Beach campground
    • Firewood, gas (swap-and-go) and ice can be purchased at the campground.
    • Please ensure you leave the cabin clean and tidy with all kitchen items washed up and put away. Additional fees may be charged for any unreasonable cleaning required or missing / broken items.
    • Please deposit your rubbish in the garbage and recycle bins at the park entrance.

    Toilets

    • Flush toilets

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    • The cabins have 2 shared covered picnic shelters with electric barbecues and a pizza oven

    • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

    Drinking water

    • Water in the cabins is suitable for drinking.
    • Water within the campground should be boiled before drinking.

    Public phone

    • There's no mobile phone coverage at depot Beach. A public phone is available for emergency service calls (during office hours).

    Showers

    • Hot showers

    Electric power

    • Depot Beach cabins are connected to mains power.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Beach safety

    Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

    Boating safety

    If you're out on your boat fishing, waterskiing or just cruising the waterways, the safety of you and your passengers is paramount.

    Fishing safety

    Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - medium

    • Cabins 2, 6 and 8 are accessible via ramps and have wide doors, lowered kitchen facilities, wheelchair-accessible toilets and showers.
    • Please note some assistance may be required when accessing the back sliding doors and showers due to slight raises (1-2cm).
    • To get to the beach, you'll need to travel a short distance on a bitumen, then gravel road to a grassed area on the beach. This can be negotiated with assistance.

    Prohibited

    Gathering firewood

    Firewood may not be collected from the park. Please bring your own supply or purchase at the campground.

    Generators

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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    The aqua blue water of Depot Beach. Photo:John Yurasek