Tea Tree picnic area and lookout
Munmorah State Conservation Area
All the practical information you need to know about the Tea Tree picnic area and lookout.
Getting there and parking
From the northern entry of Munmorah State Conservation Area:
- Follow Blue Wren Drive
- Turn left onto Birdie Beach Road and continue for 2km before turning right into the picnic area
From the southern entry of Munmorah State Conservation Area, follow Birdie Beach Road for 2km before turning right into the picnic area
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
There is a bitumen carpark next to the picnic area at the end of Tea Tree Road. The carpark has 1 accessible parking space.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Munmorah State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.
Make the most the of the lovely temperature at this time of year and pitch the tent for a camping break by the beach.
Head out along Moonee Beach trail in late winter or early spring and you'll be rewarded with spectacular wildflower displays in the coastal heath areas.
Escape the summer heat with a walk along the Palms circuit track through the rainforest, or cool off with a swim at Frazer beach – it's patrolled during the Christmas and Easter school holidays.
The winter months are the best time to whalewatch at Munmorah – you can even follow the whales' journey and record your sightings.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
18°C and 25°C
9°C and 18°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Water is not available at the picnic area so you’ll need to bring your own supply.
There are accessible picnic tables, but no pathways. You'll need to cross over hard-packed ground and grass to reach the picnic tables, information shelter and barbecue shelter.
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
The picnic area is step-free and mostly flat, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over hard-packed ground and grass to reach the picnic area's facilities.
There's also step-free access to the lookout over Birdie Beach. The path to the lookout begins as hard-packed ground and becomes a wooden boardwalk with handrails on either side.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
- The picnic area is step-free and mostly flat with accessible picnic tables, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over hard-packed ground and grass to reach the picnic area's facilities.
- There is a bitumen carpark with 1 accessible parking space.
- There's step-free access via a hard-packed ground path to the lookout over Birdie Beach.
- Lake Munmorah office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4pm.
- 02 4972 9000
- 1 Blue Wren Drive, Wybung NSW 2259
- 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 1 May.
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 (Friday).
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay machines that accept both card and coins, or you can pay via the Park’nPay app.Buy annual pass