Bongil Bongil National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Bonville Creek.
Getting there and parking
Bonville Creek is in the northern precinct of Bongil Bongil National Park.
For launching smaller crafts such as canoes or kayaks:
- Use the pontoon at Bongil picnic area, off Williams Road, Bonville.
For launching larger dinghies or tinnies:
- Use the public boat ramp at Lyons Road in Sawtell (outside Bongil Bongil National Park).
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Bongil picnic area and Lyons Road boat ramp. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Bongil Bongil National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
With cooler weather, it's a great time to explore the mountain bike tracks in the park.
A great time to explore Bonville Creek by canoe, kayak or stand-up paddle board.
Look for birds feeding on fruit-bearing trees in the rainforest.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 27°C
9°C and 21°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Drinking water is not available in this area so it's a good idea to bring your own.
- Non-flush toilets
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Coffs Harbour office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6652 0900
- 32 Marina Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450