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Tea Tree picnic area and lookout

Munmorah State Conservation Area

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Visitor info

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

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Tea Tree picnic area

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Munmorah State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Make the most the of the lovely temperature at this time of year and pitch the tent for a camping break by the beach.

Spring

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.

Summer

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.

Winter

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

Summer temperature

Average

18°C and 25°C

Highest recorded

42.4°C

Winter temperature

Average

9°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded

3.4°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

246mm

Facilities

Water is not available at the picnic area so you’ll need to bring your own supply.

Amenities

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

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.

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 - medium

Assistance may be required to access this area

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.

Tea Tree picnic area and lookout

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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).

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