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Mungo Brush campground

Myall Lakes National Park

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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


  • 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 in bitumen parking bays around 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.


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

Summer temperature


19°C and 27°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


10°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



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


There's a wheelchair-accessible non-flush toilet at the north-east end of the campground.

  • 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.

Rubbish bin

There are rubbish and recycling bins at the campground.

Step-free access

The campground is step-free and mostly flat, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over grass and bitumen to reach the campsites and facilities.

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 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.

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.


Disability access level - medium

  • The campground is mostly flat and there is step-free access to the campsites and facilities, but there are no pathways.
  • You'll need to cross over grass and bitumen to reach your campsite, the picnic tables, barbecues and amenities.
  • There's an accessible toilet and accessible picnic tables.



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


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.


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 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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Mungo Brush campground

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 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. You can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

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

    Buy annual pass