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Mungo Brush campground

Myall Lakes National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Mungo Brush campground.

Getting there and parking

Mungo Brush campground is in the Bombah Broadwater precinct of Myall Lakes National Park. To get there:

  • From Hawks Nest, follow Mungo Brush Road for approximately 20km and follow the signs to the campground.

To get there from Pacific Highway near Bulahdelah:

  • Take Bombah Point Road (unsealed) to the Bombah Point ferry crossing
  • Catch the ferry across (8am–6pm, 7 days, fees apply) and continue along Mungo Brush Road for about 5km
  • The campground is on the right-hand side shortly after Dees Corner campground.

If you're travelling on the Bombah Point ferry, see the prices here.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads
  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

  • Drive-on campsites allow for 1 vehicle to park directly on the site
  • Tent only campsites provide parking for 1 vehicle adjacent to the site
  • There is limited additional parking within the campground

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

A good time to visit when the weather is a little cooler and the park is less busy.

Spring

Magnificent wildflower displays as they bloom across the heathlands.

Summer

Look for dolphins swimming among the waves.

Winter

Head to Sugarloaf Point to watch for whales on their annual migration.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

19°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

41.5°C

Winter temperature

Average

10°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded

1.1°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

May

Driest month

November

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

257.8mm

Facilities

  • Campsites are marked, unpowered and suitable for caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tents.
  • Water is not available at this campground
  • Rubbish and recycling bins are available at the campground

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Boat ramp

There is boat trailer parking at the campground, and also a boat-free swimming zone.

Maps and downloads

Fees and passes

 

  • Bombah Point ferry fees -

    The vehicle ferry at Bombah Point provides access across the lake (8am to 6pm daily, fees apply: cash only). Under strong winds the ferry may be closed. Contact the park office to check. Ferry fees:

    • $2.50 per pedestrian
    • $5.50 per motorbike
    • $6.50 per car
    • $6.50 caravan, trailer or boat trailer
    • $10 per 4 tonne or larger vehicles

Safety messages

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.

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.

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.

Water activities

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 - medium

Assistance may be required to access this area. A wheelchair accessible toilet is available.

Permitted

Fishing

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

Prohibited

Amplified music

Amplified music is not permitted

Attachments to trees

Do not tie ropes to trees. It can cause damage which may lead to tree removal and the loss of shade.

Drunken or offensive behaviour

Drunken, offensive anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated and offenders will be asked to leave the park with no refund.

Fireworks

Possession or use of fireworks is not permitted

Noise restrictions

Please be considerate of others and keep noise to a minimum. Noise must cease from 10pm.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Fires are not permitted. All solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are also not permitted.

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
Aerial view of Mungo brush campground in Myall Lakes National Park. Photo: John Spencer/DPIE