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Davies Cottage

Myall Lakes National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Davies Cottage.

Getting there and parking

Davies Cottage is in Myall Lakes National Park, in the coastal town of Seal Rocks. To get there: 

  • Take The Lakes Way from the Pacific Highway
  • Then take Seal Rocks Road towards Sugarloaf Point, past the shop and along Kinka Road.
  • The cottage is on the left-hand side as you travel up the hill after Boat Beach, via a small laneway. 

The cottage is at the top of a long driveway and cannot be seen from Kinka Road. There are 2 bird of paradise plants at the bottom of the driveway to help mark the location.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

There is parking at the cottage for 2 cars under the carport.

Facilities

  • The cottage has 3 bedrooms. Bedrooms 1 and 2 have a queen bed and bedroom 3 has 2 king single beds.
  • Bed sheets, blankets, pillows, pillowcases and bath towels are provided.
  • The cottage has 2 bathrooms. The internal bathroom has a shower, toilet, hand basin and a washer/dryer. The separate external bathroom includes a shower, toilet and hand basin.
  • The master bedroom has direct access to the main deck.
  • There is guest storage located behind the carport.
  • The fully equipped kitchen includes a fridge, induction cooktop, microwave and dishwasher.
  • Lounge, dining table with 6 chairs and ceiling fan in the lounge room.
  • TV, speaker, hairdryer and vacuum.
  • Washer/dryer
  • Large deck and balcony, outdoor setting with 6 dining chairs, 4 bar stools and 2 sun lounges.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

There are 2 parking spaces under the carport.

Drinking water

The cottage has a rainwater harvesting system. The rainwater is not treated. You can either boil water before drinking or bring your own bottled water if you wish.

Showers

  • Hot showers

Electric power

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Boating safety

If you're out on your boat fishing, waterskiing or just cruising the waterways, the safety of you and your passengers is paramount.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Wildlife safety

Keep yourself and our wildlife safe by understanding the risks of wildlife encounters and how to avoid them.

Dingoes are known to Myall Lakes National Park. Please don’t feed wildlife, including birds.

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Prohibited

Please be considerate to your neighbours and avoid playing amplified music after 10pm.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Gathering firewood

Generators

Horses

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Park info

  • in Myall Lakes National Park in the North Coast region
  • Myall Lakes 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.

    The park has coin/card operated pay machines at Mungo Brush campground. NPWS staff regularly visit areas to collect day use fees. Day passes are also available from the Manning Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah Visitor Information Centre and the Hawks Nest Newsagency.

    Bombah Point ferry fees may also apply (cash payment only).

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