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Pretty Beach cabins

Murramarang National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Pretty Beach cabins.

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Pretty Beach campground is located in Murramarang National Park.

    To get there from Sydney:

    • From the Princes Highway, take the Bawley Point Road exit at Termeil, then follow Bawley Point Road for 5km.
    • Continue onto Shearwater Crescent, then turn right onto Murramarang Road.
    • Take a slight left onto Merry Beach Road, then turn right onto Pretty Beach Road and follow the road to the campground.

    To get there from Canberra:

    • Travel east along the Kings Highway, then exit onto the Princes Highway.
    • From the Princes Highway, take the Bawley Point Road exit at Termeil, then follow Bawley Point Road for 5km.
    • Continue onto Shearwater Crescent, then turn right onto Murramarang Road.
    • Take a slight left onto Merry Beach Road, then turn right onto Pretty Beach Road and follow the road to the campground.

    If you’re travelling from Canberra, Google Maps may direct you to take Bucks Road from The Princes Highway. This road is very rough and not suitable for 2WD vehicles. We suggest you take the Bawley Point Road exit at Termeil instead.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking is available at Pretty Beach campground including several designated disabled spots.

    Best times to visit

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

    Spring

    Spring is a great time to dust off your hiking boots and take to the park's tracks. Try the Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain walk for spectacular views of the coast and ranges.

    Summer

    There's no better time to head down the coast and catch some sunshine. With crystal clear waters for swimming and snorkelling, a beach camping trip is the ideal way to enjoy the Aussie summer.

    Winter

    Birdwatching opportunities abound at this time of year, see if you can catch the courting displays of lyrebirds in the park's rainforest areas.

    Facilities

    • Bedding configuration: 2 bedrooms; 1 queen bed and 1 set of single bunk beds (sleeps 4).
    • Pillows are provided.
    • All cabins are fully furnished and have a kitchen, bathroom and combined lounge/dining room with seating for all guests.
    • Fridge, stove and oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, cutlery, glassware, crockery, pots and pans are provided.
    • There's a bathroom with shower and toilet in all cabins.
    • Each cabin has its own television, DVD and CD player.
    • Additional facilities are available at Pretty Beach campground.
    • Firewood and ice can be bought at the campground.
    • Please ensure you leave the cabin clean and tidy, with all kitchen items washed up and put away. Additional fees may be charged for any unreasonable cleaning required, or for missing or broken items.
    • Please place your rubbish in the bins provided.
    • There's limited mobile phone service at Pretty Beach.

    Toilets

    • Flush toilets

    Drinking water

    The cabins use rainwater tanks. Water should be boiled before drinking.

    Showers

    • Hot showers

    Electric power

    Solar 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.

    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.

    Accessibility

    The cabins are not wheelchair accessible

    Permitted

    Camp fires and solid fuel burners

    Fires are permitted in approved containers only. No fires are permitted on the ground or beach.

    Prohibited

    Gathering firewood

    Please bring your own firewood or buy firewood at the campground office.

    Generators

    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.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Pretty Beach cabins

    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.

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