Bournda National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Bournda Lagoon.
Getting there and parking
Bournda Lagoon is in the southern part of Bournda National Park. To get there:
- Travel along Sapphire Coast Drive
- Turn onto Bournda Road, which has a signpost to Hobart Beach campground, and follow this road into the national park.
- Take the first right to Bournda Lagoon and follow to the end
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available on Bournda Road, a short walk from Bournda Lagoon. Please note that a park use fee applies.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Bournda National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
As the weather cools but the waters are still warm, it's a great time to enjoy the Kangarutha walking track. Swim along the way at secluded beaches. It will feel like you have the place to yourself.
Enjoy the colours of wildflowers and the take in the smells of spring as the park comes alive. Head to the lookout at North Tura, find a sunny spot and look out for whales passing in the distance.
Discover the water activities on offer. Paddling at Bournda Lagoon, sailing on Wallagoot Lake, fishing at Wine Glass Bay or surfing and swimming at any one of the secluded beaches.
You'll need to bring drinking and cooking water.
- Non-flush toilets
- Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Merimbula office
- Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods, 10am to 3pm.
- 02 6495 5000
- 47 Merimbula Drive, cnr Sapphire Coast Drive, Merimbula NSW 2548
- in Bournda National Park in the South Coast region
Bournda National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to extreme weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. This park uses a self-registration fee collection system, please bring correct change.Buy annual pass