Wallagoot Lake picnic area and boat ramp
Bournda National Park
All the practical information you need to know about the Wallagoot Lake picnic area and boat ramp.
Getting there and parking
Wallagoot Lake is in the northern precinct of Bournda National Park. To get there:
- Travel along Sapphire Coast Drive from either Tathra, Bega or Merimbula.
- Take the Wallagoot Lake Road
- Travel 4km along sealed and unsealed road till you reach the boat club and access to the lake
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Paid parking is available. Please note that it can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Bournda National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
As the weather cools but the waters are still warm, it's a great time to enjoy the Kangarutha walking track. Swim along the way at secluded beaches. It will feel like you have the place to yourself.
Enjoy the colours of wildflowers and the take in the smells of spring as the park comes alive. Head to the lookout at North Tura, find a sunny spot and look out for whales passing in the distance.
Discover the water activities on offer. Paddling at Bournda Lagoon, sailing on Wallagoot Lake, fishing at Wine Glass Bay or surfing and swimming at any one of the secluded beaches.
- Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
- Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the park
- You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.
- Non-flush toilets
- Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
Assistance may be required to access this area
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Merimbula office
- Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods, 10am to 3pm.
- 02 6495 5000
- 47 Merimbula Drive, cnr Sapphire Coast Drive, Merimbula NSW 2548
- in Bournda National Park in the South Coast region
Bournda National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to extreme weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. This park uses a self-registration fee collection system, please bring correct change.Buy annual pass