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Wasp Head picnic area

Murramarang National Park


The Wasp Head picnic area is a tranquil bush setting offering scenic coastal views, fishing, walking and birdwatching opportunities.

Picnic areas
Murramarang National Park
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Please note
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch or whale watch.

If you enjoy a remote spot for a relaxing lunch, then head to the Wasp Head picnic area near South Durras in Murramarang National Park. The low-key facilities means it’s a great picnic spot, with great views and birdwatching, without the crowds.

For a post picnic stroll, try the easy Wasp Head walk where you can gaze across Wasp Island and nearby Emily Miller beach. If you’re after something more relaxing, try your hand at fishing or kick back and relax under the she-oaks.

Don’t forget the binoculars as herons, oyster catchers and shearwaters fish around the island. Keep your eye out for sea-eagles, peregrine falcons in the skies above.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

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Saving our Species conservation program

Saving our Species is a innovative conservation program in NSW. It aims to halt and reverse the growing numbers of Australian animals and plants facing extinction. This program aims to secure as many threatened species that can be secured in the wild as possible, for the next 100 years. 

Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

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Wasp Head Picnic Area, Murramurang National Park. Photo: John Yurasek/NSW Government