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Bouddi National Park


Bouddi National Park is located near Gosford on the New South Wales Central Coast. You'll find several great walks, as well as opportunities for camping, swimming and fishing.

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Located on the Central Coast near Gosford, north of Sydney, the beautiful Bouddi National Park offers spectacular diverse landscapes - from beaches and steep cliffs through to rainforest and heathland - and makes for a great weekend getaway. Bouddi National Park is home to countless attractions, including one of Australia’s first marine protected areas, significant Aboriginal sites, unique animals and plant life and even an old paddle steamer wreck. Make the most of the park’s coastal location and camp beside the tranquil Maitland Bay, go swimming, fishing or whale watching, or take in sweeping views on the Box Head track.


Get Wild About Whales in Sydney

NSW national parks in Sydney and surrounds have the best vantage points to see whales during their annual migration, which takes place from June to November. Plan your next coastal adventure on the Wild About Whales website.

 The Coast track, Royal National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Conservation program:

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


  • in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Bouddi National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day in the Putty Beach precinct. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy an annual pass.
  • More
    • Killcare
      (02) 4320 4200 (Central Coast office)
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Corner of Maitland Bay Drive and The Scenic Rd, Killcare Heights NSW
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Sunset, Putty Beach campground, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Yurasek