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Tea Tree picnic area and lookout

Munmorah State Conservation Area

Overview

Check the surf and keep a keen eye out for whales from the lookout at Tea Tree picnic area. A short walk to Birdie Beach, it’s a great spot to stop for lunch and a swim.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Munmorah State Conservation Area
Accessibility
Medium
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times
Munmorah State Conservation Area is open between 5.30am and 9pm (daylight savings time), and 5.30am to 6pm (other times).
Please note
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch or whale watch.

Keen surfers will appreciate the sweeping views from the lookout at Tea Tree picnic area. Inspect the waves and then decide whether to head down to the boardwalk and paddle out or have a relaxed barbie while you wait for the conditions to change.

During winter, the lookout is an excellent spot to station yourself with the binoculars and spot whales passing by on their epic migration. You can even record your sighting online.

Tea trees surround a quiet picnic area where there are free gas barbecues and picnic tables.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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Park info

  • in Munmorah State Conservation Area in the Sydney and surrounds and North Coast regions
  • Spring/summer open hours

    Munmorah State Conservation Area is open 5.30am–9pm, from the start of the NSW school holiday period in September (Friday) until the last day of the NSW autumn school holidays.

    Autumn/winter open hours

    Munmorah State Conservation Area is open 5.30am–7pm, from 1 May until the day before the start of the NSW September school holidays (Thursday).

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay and display machines - please bring correct coins (cards accepted).

    Buy annual pass
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Tea Tree Picnic Area and Lookout, Munmorah State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer