Bouddi National Park
Lobster Beach is a sheltered beach fringed with natural bushland, offering opportunities for picnicking, swimming, snorkelling, birdwatching, fishing and boating.
- Picnic areas
- Bouddi National Park in Sydney and surrounds
- Entry fees
Park entry fees apply in the Putty Beach area only
- Opening times
The park is open at all times, except during extreme fire danger.
- What to
- Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Leave the city beaches to the crowds while you spend the day at Lobster beach with barely a soul in sight within Bouddi National Park.
Lobster Beach is a sheltered beach just a short walk from the carpark. The area is perfect to pop by if you’re sailing or boating around at Brisbane Water National Park, just across from Bouddi. Marvel at the beautiful angophoras, stringy barks and banksias along the way, before arriving at this pretty beach fringed by natural bushland.
Enjoy a refreshing swim or wander along this sandy beach. Find a spot to throw in a fishing line and take in the serenity. Keep your eyes out for dolphins or sea eagles swooping for fish at Lobster Beach and don’t forget to pack your snorkelling gear. You're sure to find just as many natural wonders to admire beneath its sparkling waters as on land. Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching.
Take a virtual tour of Lobster Beach captured with Google Street View Trekker.
Tours and events at this location
Glide across the sheltered waters of Lobster Beach on a stand up paddle board in Bouddi National Park. The team at Bombora Ettalong Beach SUP offer a range of activities that cater for all skill levels.
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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.
- Girrakool office
- Monday to Friday, hours vary.
- 02 4320 4200
- 59 Girrakool Rd, Somersby, NSW 2250
- in Bouddi National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Bouddi 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 only in the Putty Beach area. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.Buy annual pass