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Freshwater campground

Myall Lakes National Park

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Visitor Info

All the practical information you need to know about Freshwater campground.

Getting there and parking

Freshwater campground is in the Bombah Broadwater area of Myall Lakes National Park. The campground is only accessible by boat or walking for 2km. To get there from Bulahdelah:

If you’re walking to the campground, you can park at Taits Trail gate on Mungo Brush Road, near Bombah Point Ferry. It’s a 30-45min walk from there to the campground along a flat, easy track.

Road quality

There’s a mixture of sealed and unsealed roads to the boat ramps in Myall Lakes National Park and to Taits Trail gate.

Vehicle access

  • No vehicle access

Parking

If you’re getting there by boat or canoe, the closest parking is available next to the boat ramps at Korsmans Landing campground and picnic area and at Mungo Brush campground.

If you’re walking in, park on Mungo Brush Road near Bombah Point Ferry.

By bike

You can cycle along Taits Trail to get to this campground.

Facilities

There are no rubbish bins, please take all rubbish with you when you leave.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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.

Camping safety

Whether you're pitching your tent on the coast or up on the mountains, there are many things to consider when camping in NSW national parks. Find out how to stay safe when camping.

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.

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.

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Permitted

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Cycling

Fishing

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

Prohibited

Please be considerate of other campers and keep noise down.

Gathering firewood

Generators

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 and display machines at Mungo Brush campground. NPWS visitor service officers regularly visit camping areas to collect fees from campers and sell annual passes. Day passes and annual passes also available from the Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah and Tea Gardens Visitor Information Centres, and other local outlets.

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

    Buy annual pass