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Bongil Bongil National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Bongil Bongil National Park.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Coffs Harbour and Urunga:

    • Take the Reptom / Mylestom exit from the new Pacific Highway
    • Take Perry's Hill Road from the old Pacific Highway
    • Perry's Hill Road becomes Tuckers Road

    From Sawtell:

    • Take Boronia Street to access Sawtell headland
    • Take Lyons Road for Bonville Estuary and Bongil picnic area

    Park entry points

    Parking

    By bike

    Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    With cooler weather, it's a great time to explore the mountain bike tracks in the park.

    Summer

    A great time to explore Bonville Creek by canoe, kayak or stand-up paddle board.

    Winter

    Look for birds feeding on fruit-bearing trees in the rainforest.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    20°C and 27°C

    Highest recorded

    43.3°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    9°C and 21°C

    Lowest recorded

    -3.2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    404.6mm

    Facilities

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

    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).

    Prohibited

    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.

    Bongil Bongil National Park

    Contact

    • in the North Coast region
    • Bongil Bongil National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

      • Coffs Harbour
        (02) 6652 0900
        Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
      • 32 Marina Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW
      • Fax: (02) 6651 9525
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    Nearby towns

    Sawtell (1 km)

    Sawtell is a beautiful town framed by beaches and a national park.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Coffs Harbour (10 km)

    Coffs Harbour is a coastal city on the North Coast, packed with things to do. It's surrounded by lush forests and national parks.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Urunga (16 km)

    Urunga is a tranquil holiday resort and one of the State's secret treasures. The town is set on a coastal location at the mouth of the Bellinger and Kalang rivers.

    www.visitnsw.com

    4WD vehicle on the beach, Bongil Bongil National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary