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Violet Hill campground and picnic area

Myall Lakes National Park

Overview

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
Please note
  • There are no marked sites
  • Water is not available at this campground and picnic area so you'll need to bring your own supply for drinking and cooking
  • Boolambayte Lake is a sanctuary zone of Port Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park – fishing is not permitted here
  • Fishing is permitted in Myall Lake, however, you’ll need a current NSW recreational fishing licence 
  • Vehicle entry fees are not included in your accommodation or camping fees.
Price
  • Peak season: NSW school holidays, December, January and public holiday long weekends. $12 per adult per night. $6 per child per night.
  • Off-peak season: All other times. $8.50 per adult per night. $4 per child per night.
Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings Bookings are not available for this campground. It operates on a first in first served basis.

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 and display machines at Mungo Brush campground. NPWS visitor service officers regularly visit camping areas to collect fees from campers and sell annual passes. Day passes and annual passes also available from the Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah and Tea Gardens Visitor Information Centres, and other local outlets.

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

    Buy an annual pass.
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