Violet Hill campground and picnic area
Myall Lakes National Park
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.
|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|
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.|
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.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Booti Booti Office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm. Closed public holidays.
- 02 6591 0300
- The Ruins campground, Booti Booti National Park, 4374 The Lakes Way, Booti Booti 2428
- 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