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Pebbly Beach picnic area

Murramarang National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

On entering Murramarang National Park take Mount Agony Road at East Lynne from the Princes Highway and follow it all the way to Pebbly Beach.

Road quality

The access road to Pebbly Beach is not suitable for caravans.

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available in a bitumen carpark at the picnic area.

Best times to visit

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


Spring is a great time to dust off your hiking boots and take to the park's tracks. Try the Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain walk for spectacular views of the coast and ranges.


There's no better time to head down the coast and catch some sunshine. With crystal clear waters for swimming and snorkelling, a beach camping trip is the ideal way to enjoy the Aussie summer.


Birdwatching opportunities abound at this time of year, see if you can catch the courting displays of lyrebirds in the park's rainforest areas.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


16°C and 25°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


7°C and 16°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day




There are accessible and ambulant toilets at the picnic area with a micro flush system. You can reach the toilets along the paved pathway that runs through the picnic area.

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Drinking water

Requires boiling


There are accessible cold showers next to the picnic area carpark.

  • Cold showers

Step-free access

The picnic area is flat and step-free. There's a 1.2m-wide paved pathway that leads past 1 of the picnic shelters, the toilets and on to a timber viewing platform that overlooks the beach.

To reach other parts of the picnic area, you'll need to cross over flat grass.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Seats and resting points

There are some benches along the paved path as you walk towards the beach. There are also bench seats in the northern part of nearby Pebbly Beach campground. 

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

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 - easy

Pebbly Beach picnic area is flat and step-free, with the following accessible facilities:

  • There's a 1.2m-wide paved pathway that's suitable for wheelchairs, which leads to one of the picnic shelters, the toilets and to a timber viewing platform
  • There are accessible and ambulant toilets
  • There's an accessible cold shower near the carpark
  • The picnic tables are accessible
  • There are bench seats where you can rest along the paved pathway to the beach

Some of the facilities are not located along the paved pathway that runs through the picnic area. You'll need to cross over flat grass to reach these facilities.



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.

Pebbly Beach picnic area

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Park info

  • in Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
  • Murramarang 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 pay machines - cash and credit cards accepted. Card only at Pretty Beach.

    Buy annual pass