White Tree Bay 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
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White Tree Bay campground and picnic area offers a tranquil, lakeside setting for tent or caravan camping with fantastic birdwatching, beside Bombah Broadwater in Myall Lakes National Park.
|Number of campsites||15|
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, toilets|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water|
Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking.
Park entry fees are not included in your camping fees
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
If you’re into birdwatching, you’ll be in your element at White Tree Bay campground and picnic area. Located on the eastern shore of Bombah Broadwater, it’s only a short drive north of Newcastle and a great place to camp. Pitch your tent or park the caravan in a clearing fringed with majestic paperbarks, then immerse yourself in the watery wonderland of the Myall Lakes National Park.
From the comfort of your temporary park home, you’ll hear the unmistakable call of the yellow-tailed black cockatoo or the musical currawong. The nearby Bombah Broadwater attracts huge numbers of migratory birds and you might see gannets diving for fish. It’s about 1.5km to Mungo Beach, and the long Old Gibber Road/Mining Road fire trail is perfect for mountain biking and hiking.
As the sun goes down, head to White Tree Bay picnic area right on the lake, cook up a barbecue meal, sit back and enjoy the symphony of birdsong at sunset.
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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