Elizabeth Beach picnic area
Booti Booti National Park
A short drive from Forster, Elizabeth Beach picnic area offers a great spot to relax near a beach popular for swimming, surfing, and whale watching in winter.
- Picnic areas
- Booti Booti National Park in North Coast
- Entry fees
- Park entry fees apply
- What to
- Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
- Please note
- This beach is seasonally patrolled during the summer months
Framed by a scenic backdrop of the imposing Booti Hill, Elizabeth Beach is a popular spot for families, surfers and day-trippers. More intimate than the nearby Boomerang Beach, it’s a great place to throw down the towel and soak up some sun as sea eagles and shore birds glide past.
Visit in summer to make the most of the beautiful beaches, where you can swim, surf or snorkel. In winter, whales can be glimpsed migrating off the coast – so don’t forget the binoculars. All time of year is great for a bit of adventure, with the Booti Hill/Lakeside walking track threading right past.
The picnic area is just a short stroll from the beach, making it a perfect place for a leisurely barbecue by the sea. Bring a packed lunch or check out the nearby cafes for coffee and delicious fresh food.
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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 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
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