Bungarie Bay campground
Myall Lakes National Park
Bungarie Bay campground offers a secluded lakeside setting that’s a great base for boating, swimming and birdwatching in Myall Lakes National Park.
|Number of campsites||5|
|Camping type||Tent, Caravan site, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Barbecue facilities, toilets|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water, firewood|
Park entry fees are not included in your camping fees.
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
The small Bungarie Bay campground is a peaceful spot nestled by the shores of Boolambayte Lake, a short drive from Bulahdelah. The 7 campsites are surrounded by tall casuarina and paperbark forest, with stunning views across the lake.
The campground is a great base to enjoy swimming and paddling during the warmer months. If you're into water sports or want to fish in nearby Myall Lake, there's a boat ramp and wharf up the road at Violet Hill campground and picnic area.
Boolambayte Lake is a bird watcher's paradise and is part of the Myall Lakes system, which is internationally recognised as a protected Ramsar Wetland. Sit back and watch huge flocks of black swans erupt from the water, or try to spot rare waterbirds like the black-necked stork or wompoo fruit dove.
The surrounding forest is also full of wildlife, so keep an eye out for koalas, swamp wallabies, echidnas and even dingoes. In the evening, light a campfire and keep your eyes peeled for possums, owls and bandicoots that come out after dusk.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Booti Booti Office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm. Closed public holidays.
- 02 6591 0300
- The Ruins campground, Booti Booti National Park, 4374 The Lakes Way, Booti Booti 2428
- 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. 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).Buy annual pass
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