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Stokes Island picnic area

Meroo National Park

Overview

Stokes Island picnic area is an idyllic place to picnic by the beach with options for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, fishing, birdwatching and relaxing by the beach.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Meroo National Park
Price
Free
What to
bring
Hat, drinking water, sunscreen
Please note
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go bird watching or whale watching.

If you are looking for a picturesque place to picnic, then you can’t go past Stokes Island picnic area. Surrounded by bangalay-banksia forest, it’s an idyllic beach spot that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Throw down a picnic rug, immerse yourself in a good book and laze away the day with the sound of waves crashing behind you.

Discover the marine life on the rock platform, or cast your fishing line and see what you can catch at this popular fishing spot. Play a game of beach cricket, throw the footy with the kids, or just enjoy swimming, surfing and snorkelling in the crystal clear waters. If you enjoy birdwatching, make sure you remember your binoculars to enjoy the abundant birdlife in the area.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.
Stokes Island picnic area, Meroo National Park. Photo: Michael van Ewijk