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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


    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.


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


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


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

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    20°C and 27°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    9°C and 21°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    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).



    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Bongil Bongil National Park


    • 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

    Nearby towns

    Sawtell (1 km)

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

    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.

    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.

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