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Violet Hill campground and picnic area

Myall Lakes National Park

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Overview

Flood affected area

This campground is closed until mid-September to recover from severe floods. We're repairing damage to ensure safe access for visitors.

COVID-safe travel from 1 June 2020

All camping in NSW national parks requires a booking. Click the book now button to see availability and restrictions. To prepare for your camping trip, read these camping safety tips.

Violet Hill campground and picnic area is a great base for enjoying the park’s water based activities – like fishing, swimming and kayaking.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 40
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Don't mind a short walk to tent
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, boat ramp, toilets
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, firewood
Price

Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking.

Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.
Please note
  • There are no marked sites
  • Vehicle entry fees are not included in your accommodation or camping fees.

If you like getting out onto the water for a spot of fishing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming or boating, then Violet Hill campground and picnic area is a great spot to base yourself.

The campground and picnic area sits between Boolambayte Lake and Myall Lake, near Buladelah. It’s equipped with a boat ramp, a wharf and temporary boat moorings so you’ll be able to head out onto Boolambayte Lake in a kayak or canoe, and nearby Myall Lake is a good spot for fishing.

There are campsites for tents and some for caravans or motorhomes – so you’re bound to find one that suits your camping style.

 

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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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 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, Bulahdelah Visitor Information Centre and the Hawks Nest Newsagency.

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

    Buy annual pass
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