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Pebbly Beach picnic area

Murramarang National Park

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

Parking is available at Pebbly Beach.

Best times to visit

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

Spring

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.

Summer

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.

Winter

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

Average

16°C and 25°C

Highest recorded

43.3°C

Winter temperature

Average

7°C and 16°C

Lowest recorded

0°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

275.3mm

Facilities

Toilets

Micro flush system

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Drinking water

Requires boiling

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 + 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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

This area is fully wheelchair accessible

  • A paved pathway suitable for wheelchairs leads to one of the picnic shelters and to a timber viewing platform
  • Access to the rest of the picnic area is via a grassy surface
  • There are wheelchair accessible toilets

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.

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 coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
People walking along Depot Beach. Photo:John Yurasek