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Mount Bouddi (Dingeldei) picnic area

Bouddi National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Mount Bouddi (Dingeldei) picnic area.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    Take the Scenic Road and turn left into Mount Bouddi Road at MacMasters Beach, about 12km from MacMasters Beach village.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking is available at Mount Bouddi picnic area.

    Best times to visit

    Spring

    Take the Bouddi Coastal walk to be amazed by the colourful wildflowers on display in spring.

    Summer

    Cool off with a dip at one the park's gorgeous beaches or try snorkelling at Maitland Bay Surf the popular coastline between MacMasters Beach and Box Head .

    Winter

    Grab the camera and spot humpback whales as they migrate north between May and July.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    20°C and 26°C

    Highest recorded

    42.4°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    9°C and 17°C

    Lowest recorded

    3.4°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January to March

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    246mm

    Facilities

    Tank water is available, however it's not suitable for drinking so you'll need to bring your own supply for drinking and cooking.

    Toilets

    • Non-flush toilets

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

    Prohibited

    Pets

    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.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Mount Bouddi (Dingeldei) picnic area

    Park info

    • 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 in the Putty Beach precinct. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

      Buy annual pass

    Visitor centre

    A goanna in a gum tree. Photo: John Yurasek