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Grandis picnic area

Myall Lakes National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Grandis picnic area.

Getting there and parking

Grandis picnic area is in the western precinct of Myall Lakes National Park. To get there, drive along The Lakes Way for approximately 10km and turn left into Stoney Creek Road.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


There's an informal gravel carpark with 4 car spaces at the picnic area. To the south, there's another carpark with 1 accessible parking space.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Myall Lakes National Park. Here are some of the highlights.


A good time to visit when the weather is a little cooler and the park is less busy.


Magnificent wildflower displays as they bloom across the heathlands.


Look for dolphins swimming among the waves.


Head to Sugarloaf Point to watch for whales on their annual migration.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


19°C and 27°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


10°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day




There's an accessible non-flush toilet at the picnic area.

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

There are 2 picnic tables set on concrete slabs surrounded by grass. You'll need to cross over grass from the pathway to reach them.

Step-free access

The picnic area is step-free and mostly flat, with a hard-packed ground path that connects the carpark to to the picnic area. The wooden rainforest boardwalk leading from the picnic area is flat and has handrails.

There are 5 steps on the path leading from the carpark to the information shelter at the entrance to the picnic area.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).


Disability access level - medium

  • The picnic area is step-free and mostly flat with a hard-packed ground pathway that leads from the carpark. You'll need to cross over grass to reach the picnic tables.
  • There's a wooden rainforest boardwalk that's flat, step-free and has handrails.
  • There's an accessible toilet and an accessible parking space.
  • There are 5 steps on the path leading towards the information shelter where people with reduced mobility may need assistance. 



Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Grandis picnic area

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Park info

  • 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. Day passes are also available from the Manning Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah Visitor Information Centre and the Hawks Nest Newsagency. You can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

    Bombah Point ferry fees may also apply (cash payment only).

    Buy annual pass