Bongil Bongil National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Bongil Beach.
Getting there and parking
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Bongil Beach is in the northern section of Bongil Bongil National Park. There are four options for getting there:
- Cross the waist-deep water of Bonville Creek estuary from Sawtell
- From Palm crossing trail, which is in the central section of Bongil Bongil National Park, walk 1km from the locked gate to reach the beach.
- From Overhead Bridge Road, in the central section of Bongil Bongil National Park, walk 1.5km from the locked gate to the beach.
- From Bundagen Head, in the southern section of the park, via Mylestom. Beach vehicle access to Bundagen Head is possible with a permit. From there, walk north to the beach.
Park entry points
- Sawtell Headland See on map
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at numerous locations within southern Sawtell.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Bongil Bongil National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
With cooler weather, it's a great time to explore the mountain bike tracks in the park.
A great time to explore Bonville Creek by canoe, kayak or stand-up paddle board.
Look for birds feeding on fruit-bearing trees in the rainforest.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 27°C
9°C and 21°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Coffs Harbour office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6652 0900
- 32 Marina Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450