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Judges House

Murramarang National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Judges House.

Getting there and parking

Judges House is in the southern section of Murramarang National Park. To get there from the Princes Highway:

  • Turn onto South Durras Road and follow for about 2km
  • Turn right onto North Head Road and when you come to the T-intersection turn left.
  • Drive for 500m and turn right. Follow this road for 2km (veering right at the painted yellow rock when required).
  • Pass through the gate on the right side, with ‘Private Property’ written on it. Follow the road for about 2km.
  • The house is the first building on your right side, overlooking the water.

Access code

You’ll need an access code to get through the gate. We’ll email you the code after you book.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available for up to 2 cars.

Facilities

  • This property has an onsite caretaker.
  • 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 1 bathroom with a shower, toilet and hand basin. There is also an outdoor toilet and outdoor shower.
  • There’s a fully-equipped open plan kitchen with an oven and gas cooktop, fridge, microwave and dishwasher.
  • Ceiling fan and slow combustion heater in the lounge room
  • Outdoor deck and furniture
  • There is only untreated tank water. Bring your own drinking water.
  • There is mobile phone reception.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

Parking is available for up to 2 cars.

Showers

  • Hot showers

Electric power

Solar power only.

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.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

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.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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).

Paddling safety

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

Wildlife safety

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

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

The house is wheelchair friendly, but is not fully wheelchair accessible:

  • There is a ramp entry to the house and no internal steps.
  • The internal bathroom shower is frameless, but the toilet does not have hand rails for support.

Wheelchair users may need assistance in some surrounding areas that have uneven grassy surfaces.

Permitted

Cycling

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Prohibited

Camping

Gathering firewood

Generators

Horses

Pets

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

Map of Judges House in Murramarang National Park

Park info

  • in Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
  • Murramarang 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 pay and display machines - cash and credit cards accepted. Card only at Pretty Beach.

    Buy annual pass