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Picnic Point campground

Mimosa Rocks National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Picnic Point campground.

Getting there and parking

Picnic Point campground is at the end of Wapengo Lake Road, off the Tathra-Bermagui Road. The road leading to Picnic Point is a private road – please leave the gate as you found it.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as roads within the park can become boggy when it rains. Access road, picnic areas and campground at this site are not suitable for large vehicles including caravans, motorhomes and buses.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available next to your campsite. There is a limit of 1 vehicle per campsite.

Best times to visit

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

Spring

Head to one of the park's headlands for great whale watching – don't forget your binoculars for up close views.

Summer

A great time for a family camping holiday by the beach, try Aragunnu campground or Gillards campground .

Winter

Keep your eyes on the parks winter-flowering plants, like spotted gums, mugga ironbark and coastal banksia for honeaters and lorikeets.

Facilities

  • Firewood is not provided and cannot be collected from the park. Please bring your own firewood, or you can purchase firewood in nearby towns.
  • Water is not available at this campground.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

There are many patrolled beaches nearby, please see Surf Life Saving Australia.

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.

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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

Assistance may be required to access this area

  • Picnic Point campground and picnic area has a flat grassy surface and parking is adjacent

Permitted

Fishing

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

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood cannot be collected in Mimosa Rocks National Park. Penalties apply.

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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