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Junior ranger: Booti Booti

Booti Booti National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Junior ranger: Booti Booti.

Getting there and parking

The Ruins campground and picnic area is located in Booti Booti National Park.

From Forster:

  • Head south along the Lakes Way
  • It's 20km to Ruins campground and the Great Lakes Park Office
  • From Newcastle:

  • Head north on the Pacific Highway
  • Just past Bulahdelah, turn right onto The Lakes Way (signposted ‘Seal Rocks’).
  • Follow The Lakes Way for approximately 55km to Pacific Palms
  • Continue along The Lakes Way until you see Ruins campground and the Great Lakes Park Office on your right

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    Parking is available for $8 per vehicle per day.

    Maps and downloads


    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

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    Park info

    • in Booti Booti National Park in the North Coast region
    • Booti Booti 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. Day passes are available from the Manning Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah Visitor Information Centre and the Hawks Nest Newsagency.

      Buy annual pass