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Wasp Head picnic area

Murramarang National Park

Overview

The Wasp Head picnic area is a tranquil bush setting offering scenic coastal views, fishing, walking and birdwatching opportunities.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Murramarang National Park
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Please note
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch or whale watch.

If you enjoy a remote spot for a relaxing lunch, then head to the Wasp Head picnic area near South Durras in Murramarang National Park. The low-key facilities means it’s a great picnic spot, with great views and birdwatching, without the crowds.

For a post picnic stroll, try the easy Wasp Head walk where you can gaze across Wasp Island and nearby Emily Miller beach. If you’re after something more relaxing, try your hand at fishing or kick back and relax under the she-oaks.

Don’t forget the binoculars as herons, oyster catchers and shearwaters fish around the island. Keep your eye out for sea-eagles, peregrine falcons in the skies above.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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Park info

  • in Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
  • Murramarang 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. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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Wasp Head Picnic Area, Murramurang National Park. Photo: John Yurasek/NSW Government