Joes Cove campground
Myall Lakes National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Joes Cove campground.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Joes Cove campground is in the Two Mile Sands precinct of Myall Lakes National Park. The campground can only be accessed by boat or foot. To get there:
- From the Pacific Highway, take Bombah Point Road (unsealed) to the ferry crossing.
- Cross the water with Bombah Point ferry
- Taits trail begins on the left a short way along Mungo Brush Road
From Hawks Nest:
- Follow Mungo Brush Road Drive (sealed) for approximately 40km
- Taits trail begins on the right just before the Bombah Point ferry
The campground is approximately 800m along Taits trail.
- Boat ramps are available throughout the park including Violet Hill campground, Korsmans Landing campground, Mungo Brush campground and Hearts Point picnic area.
Park entry points
- Taits Fire Trail See on map
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at the start of Taits trail and at the park’s boat ramps.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Myall Lakes National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
A good time to visit when the weather is a little cooler and the park is less busy.
Magnificent wildflower displays as they bloom across the heathlands.
Look for dolphins swimming among the waves.
Head to Sugarloaf Point to watch for whales on their annual migration.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
19°C and 27°C
10°C and 19°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
- Water is not available at this campground
- There are no toilet facilities
- Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
Maps and downloads
- 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. NPWS staff regularly visit areas to collect day use fees. Day passes are also available from the Manning Great Lakes Area Office, Tea Gardens Visitor Information Centre and the Hawks Nest Newsagency.
Bombah Point ferry fees may also apply (cash payment only).