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O'Sullivans Gap picnic area

Myall Lakes National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the O'Sullivans Gap picnic area.

Getting there and parking

O’Sullivans Gap picnic area is in the north-western precinct of Myall Lakes National Park. To get there:

  • Turn left off Pacific Highway approximately 3km north of Bulahdelah onto Wootton Way (the old Pacific Highway)
  • Drive along Wootton Way for approximately 7km
  • Follow the signs to O’Sullivans Gap picnic area

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at O’Sullivans Gap picnic area.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

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

Spring

Magnificent wildflower displays as they bloom across the heathlands.

Summer

Look for dolphins swimming among the waves.

Winter

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

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

19°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

41.5°C

Winter temperature

Average

10°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded

1.1°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

May

Driest month

November

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

257.8mm

Facilities

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Carpark

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).

Prohibited

Pets

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

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

O'Sullivans Gap 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. NPWS staff regularly visit areas to collect day use fees. Day passes are also available from the Manning Great Lakes Area Office, Tea Gardens Visitor Information Centre, Bulahdelah Visitor Information Centre and the Hawks Nest Newsagency.

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

    Buy annual pass