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Tuckers Rocks Cottage

Bongil Bongil National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Tuckers Rocks Cottage.

Getting there and parking

On entering Bongil Bongil National Park, continue travelling along Tuckers Rocks Road. It's about 3km to the cottage.

Road quality and access

  • Check the weather before you set out as roads in Bongil Bongil National Park can be subject to flooding after heavy rain.
  • 4WD beach access is available nearby from Rutile Road at Mylestom. Permits are required. You can get one from the Mylestom Shop. Vehicles are not permitted north of Bundagen Head.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

The cottage has a single lock up garage.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

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

Summer

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

Winter

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

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

20°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

43.3°C

Winter temperature

Average

9°C and 21°C

Lowest recorded

-3.2°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

404.6mm

Facilities

  • Bedding configuration: 1 queen bed in the main bedroom, 2 single beds and a pull out double sofa bed in the 2nd bedroom.
  • The cottage is fully-furnished and has a full kitchen and bathroom, as well as tank water (not suitable for drinking).
  • There's no television or stereo at the cottage.
  • Basic heater is supplied.

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.

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 + 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.

Prohibited

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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