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Sunset picnic area

Booti Booti National Park

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Sunset picnic area in Booti Booti National Park offers sensational lake and mountain views. It’s great for lake swimming, fishing, kayaking, or relaxing on the grassy waterfront of Wallis Lake.


  • An aerial view of a person walking along Booti walking track with the ocean and Booti Booti national park in the background. Credit: John Spencer © DPE

    Booti walking track

    Just 20km from Forster, Booti walking track is a loop walk which beautifully captures the park's scenic features and offers family-friendly opportunities for swimming and picnicking.

  • Aerial view of the beach and campground facilities at The Ruins campground. Photo credit: Shane Chalker © Shane Chalker

    The Ruins campground and picnic area

    Located just 15km south of Forster, The Ruins campground is well equipped and a convenient base to explore nearby beaches, swimming, walking and whale watching activities. 

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.

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  • in Booti Booti National Park in the North Coast region
  • Booti Booti 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. Day passes are available from the Manning Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah Visitor Information Centre and the Hawks Nest Newsagency.

    Buy annual pass