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Sunburnt Beach campground

Meroo National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Sunburnt Beach campground.

Getting there and parking

Sunburnt Beach campground is in the Termeil Point precinct in the southern part of Meroo National Park. To get there:

  • Travel south on the Princes Highway from Ulladulla
  • Approximately 14km south of Ulladulla turn left into Blackbutt Road
  • Continue for approximately 2km to the fork in the road
  • Turn left and follow for around 800m until you reach Sunburnt Beach campground carpark
  • Two walking tracks access the campground from the car park. All campsites are situated around a loop walking track and are about 50m–100m from the carpark.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out, as the road to Sunburnt Beach campground can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available nearby to Sunburnt Beach campground.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Enjoy the serenity on the water while paddling a canoe or kayak in one of the park's coastal lakes.

Spring

Escape your busy city life and spend a night at one of the beachside camping areas.

Summer

Head to Termeil Beach or Pot Holes Beach for a day of swimming, surfing and beach fishing.

Winter

Rug up and take in spectacular coastal views from Nuggan Point walking track.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

9°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

39.8°C

Winter temperature

Average

0°C and 13°C

Lowest recorded

-9°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

489.6mm

Facilities

  • Shops are located in Tabourie (3km), Burrill Lake (12km) and Ulladulla (14km).
  • Water is not available at this campground
  • There are no shower facilities at this campground
  • Rubbish bins are not available, please take rubbish with you when leaving.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Picnic tables are provided at Stokes Island picnic area and Termeil Beach picnic area.

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.

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.

Please camp within the marked spaces at this campground. There is a high risk of falling trees and branches, especially in times of high wind.

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 + 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

The toilets are wheelchair accessible.

Permitted

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

  • Fires are permitted and must be located within the marked boundaries of numbered campsites. There are no camp fire facilities provided.
  • Limited firewood available on site. You are encouraged to bring your own firewood or fuel stove.

Prohibited

Chemical toilets are not permitted. Please use toilet facilities provided.

Chainsaws are not permitted

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.

Sunburnt Beach campground

Park info

  • in Meroo National Park in the South Coast region
  • Meroo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Sunburnt Beach campground, Meroo National Park. Photo: Michael van Ewijk