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Nadgee Nature Reserve

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Nadgee Nature Reserve.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Eden to northern end of Nadgee Nature Reserve:

    • Travel south along the Princes Highway for 22.5 km
    • Turn left onto Wonboyn Road and follow it to Wonboyn Village and onto Myrtle Cove
    • Follow Nadgee Road, which continues on from Myrtle Cove, to the entrance of Nadgee Nature Reserve.
    • Greenglade Road provides sign-posted access to Bay Cliff and Greenglade car parks

    Park entry points


    By bike

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

    By public transport

    For information about public transport options, visit the NSW country transport info website.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Nadgee Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.


    Autumn is a great time to enjoy Nadgee, with the mild climate favouring walking and picnicking, flower spotting and birdwatching.


    Try your luck spotting humpback whales as they migrate south to the Antarctic on any of the beaches and headlands within Nadgee Take one of the many walks – short or long – and view the beautiful wildflowers .


    Relax by the pristine beaches and rivers within the reserve.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    17°C and 22°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    10°C and 16°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.

    Nadgee Nature Reserve


    • in the South Coast region
    • Nadgee Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

      • Merimbula
        (02) 6495 5000
        Contact hours: 10am-3pm Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods.
      • Corner Sapphire Coast and Merimbula Drives, Merimbula NSW
      • Email:
        Fax: (02) 6495 5055

    Nearby towns

    Eden (34 km)

    Eden is a historic whaling town, ideal for a whale-watch tour. It's built around a promontory that juts into Twofold Bay.

    Pambula (53 km)

    Pambula is a historic river village in majestic rural surroundings. The town is at the mouth of the Pambula River among forests and lakes.

    Merimbula (60 km)

    The main coastal towns of the Sapphire Coast include Bermagui, Tathra, Merimbula and Eden. This stunning coastline has sparkling beaches and bays, lakes and national parks, all accessible via excellent walking tracks and coastal drives. You'll find beaches just perfect for surfing, swimming and walks.

    Nadgee shore, Nadgee Nature Reserve. Copyright: NSW Government.